Even though Delhi Capitals has never won a IPL Trophy but they would to continue their golden run as they had qualified to the play offs in the last three years.
Delhi Capitals team 2022 is considered as one of the most dynamic teams in this year’s IPL.
The new ownership under the guidance of Ricky Ponting has been successful in creating a side where all the players of the team contributes instead of one or two match winners.
Delhi capitals will start their campaign against the Mumbai Indians on March 27th, 2022 at Brabourne Stadium.
Delhi Capitals team 2022 captain by Rishabh Pant under whose captaincy Delhi Capitals reached the play offs in the prior season.
Therefore as per the management of Delhi Capitals, they did not have a doubt in regards of captaincy even though they have more experience players like David Warner in their side.
This shows the confidence that the management has on Rishabh Pant. Delhi Capitals is yet to win an IPL Trophy but this time they have dynamic players in both batting and bowling departments.
Every team had a chance to retain four of their players from the previous season and Delhi Capitals have taken all the advantage of this rule by retaining their top 4 players from the previous season. Delhi Capitals team 2022 retained players are:
Rishabh Pant : It is of no surprise that Delhi Capitals has retained Rishabh Pant who has not only led Delhi Capitals with his smart captaincy but also has lead from front with the bat by playing many match winning knocks in the 2019 IPL season.
He was retained for Rs. 16 crore. He is a consistent performer for Delhi and moreover his recent form in international cricket is sublime and dynamic.
Axar Patel: The only all-rounder retained by the Delhi Capitals side for this season.
The left arm spin bowler has been one of the most economical bowler and has been able to control the flow of runs in the middle overs.
He also provides an added advantage with his batting as he can add some quick runs in the death overs.
Prithvi Shaw : He is an explosive opener and makes most of the us of the power plays when only 2 players are allowed outside 30 yards circle.
Delhi Capitals have shown chosen him over Shikhar Dhawan which was a bit of surprise considering Dhawan’s experience in t20 cricket.
Prithvi Shaw can also be a leadership option after Rishabh Pant and therefore a long term investment.
Anrich Nortje : The only overseas player who was retained by the Delhi Capitals side.
He is a world class death bowler who not only restricts the opponents by his economical bowling but also take wickets at at crucial juncture.
He will lead the pace attack in this year’s IPL season. Therefore Delhi Capitals did not want to risk him in the auction and retained him for the next three years.
Complete List of Players of Delhi Capitals
Lets look at the Delhi Capitals team 2022 players list with price that they were bought at Auction or retained before the IPL Auction:
|Sr. No.||Player||Retained/Bought||Price (INR)|
|1||Prithvi Shaw||Retained||Rs. 7.5 crores|
|2||Rishabh Pant||Retained||Rs. 16 crores|
|3||Axar Patel||Retained||Rs. 9 crores|
|4||Anrich Nortje||Retained||Rs. 6.5 crores|
|5||David Warner||Bought||Rs. 6.25 crores|
|6||Mitchell Marsh||Bought||Rs. 6,5 crores|
|7||Shardul Thakur||Bought||Rs 10.75 crore|
|8||Mustafizur Rahman||Bought||Rs 2 crore|
|9||Kuldeep Yadav||Bought||Rs 2 crore|
|10||Ashwin Hebbar||Bought||Rs 20 lakh|
|11||Sarfaraz Khan||Bought||Rs 20 lakh|
|12||Kamlesh Nagarkoti||Bought||(Rs 1.1 crore|
|13||KS Bharat||Bought||Rs 2 crore|
|14||Mandeep Singh||Bought||Rs 1.1 crore|
|15||Khaleel Ahmed||Bought||Rs 5.2 crore|
|16||Chetan Sakariya||Bought||Rs 4.2 crore|
|17||Lalit Yadav||Bought||Rs 65 lakhs|
|18||Ripal Patel||Bought||Rs 20 lakhs|
|19||Yash Dhull||Bought||Rs 50 lakhs|
|20||Rovman Powell||Bought||Rs 2.8 crore|
|21||Pravin Dubey||Bought||Rs 50 lakhs|
|22||Lungi Ngidi||Bought||Rs 50 lakhs|
|23||Tim Seifert||Bought||Rs 50 lakhs|
|24||Vicky Ostwal||Bought||Rs. 20 lakhs|
Analyzing Delhi Capitals 2022
Delhi Capitals team 2022 players list have a bowling department that looks quite sensational in this Delhi Capitals Team 2022 and will give tough times to the batsmen of other teams in this year’s IPL.
They have the experience of Lungi Nigdi, Nortje, Khaleel Ahamed, Shardul Thakur and Mustafizur Rehman in their fast bowling department.
Their spin department even though lacks experience but has players like Kuldeep Yadav, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel who can cause hardships to the batsman.
Talking about the batting department, which looks solid on paper with the likes of Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Rishabh Pant, Mitchel Marsh, Tim Seifert and other well known players. Every one of these players are proven match winners and have a loads of experience when it comes to T20 cricket.
David Warner who is the one of the most destructive batsman in the world will lead the batting unit of Delhi.
Delhi Capitals team 2022 new players also consists of great Indian talents like Sarfaraz Ahamed, Chetan Sakariya, Yash Dull, Praveen Dubey, Vicky Ostwal and others who are very much on their way to establishing themselves in International platform and IPL will give them a platform to showcase their talents in front of the world.
They also have phenomenal all-rounders who can win matches with both bat and bowl.
The Australian All-rounder Mitchel Marsh tops the list in the Delhi Capitals squad and is also in good form.
Delhi Capitals will be looking forward to him as he will be one of the key players if they want to win the tournament.
For Delhi Capitals Team 2022, the foremost challenge is to find a balanced playing eleven as it consists of many star players and therefore dropping any one of them would be a tough choice to make.
They have very much invested in the domestic talents which they have successfully built on by buying players of caliber from domestic circuit.
They also have experienced players who can share valuable information with other young players.
They also have added stronger bowling options to their squad.
Delhi Capitals is one of the franchises who have made most of the IPL Auction 2022.
Therefore Delhi fans will be having high hopes of their team to win this year’s IPL Tournament.