IPL 2022: Delhi Capitals (DC) Complete Squad With All New Signings From Mega Auction, Full Team List
Delhi Capitals (DC) are one of the teams who are yet to win the coveted Indian Premier League (IPL) title. Plenty of colossal names, including the likes of Virender Sehwag, Glenn McGrath, Gautam GambhirGautam Gambhir, AB de Villiers ad David Warner among others played for them.
But a title has continued to elude them. After Shreyas Iyer was made the skipper midway through the 2018 edition, the Capitals changed their fortunes to some extent. The team started qualifying for the playoffs more often than not.
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In 2020, they played their maiden IPL final in Dubai, but lost to the Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians (MI). It remains to be seen if they can go one step ahead next season and win the championship.
Delhi Capitals Retained Players before IPL 2022 Auction
|Rishabh Pant||Wicketkeeper||₹16 Crores|
|Prithvi Shaw||Batter||₹7.5 Crores|
|Axar Patel||All-Rounder||₹9 Crores|
|Anrich Nortje||All-Rounder||₹6.5 Crores|
DC Purse for IPL 2022 Auction
Having already spent 42.5 crores on the four players, the Capitals will go into the mega auction with a purse of INR 47.5 crores. With already a few key performers in their ranks, DC will be looking to build a strong unit for the upcoming IPL edition.
Players Released by Delhi Capitals ahead of IPL 2022 Auction
Shreyas Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Lalit Yadav, Pravin Dubey, Ishant Sharma, Steve Smith, Umesh Yadav, Ripal Patel, Shikhar Dhawan, Vishnu Vinod, Lukman Meriwala, M Siddarth, Tom Curran, Sam Billings, Ajinkya Rahane, Chris Woakes
Players bought by Delhi Capitals in IPL 2022 Auction
Ashwin Hebbar, David Warner, KS Bharat, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Sarfaraz Khan, Mitchell Marsh, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Mustafizur Rahman.
Delhi Capitals Squad for IPL 2022
Ashwin Hebbar – INR 20 lakhs
David Warner – INR 6.25 crores
KS Bharat – INR 2 crores
Kamlesh Nagarkoti – INR 1.10 crores
Sarfaraz Khan – INR 20 lakhs
Mitchell Marsh – INR 6.50 crores
Kuldeep Yadav – INR 2 crores
Shardul Thakur – INR 10.75 crores
Mustafizur Rahman – INR 2 crores
Who will be the Captain of Delhi Capitals in IPL 2022?
Rishabh Pant is set to lead the Capitals in the upcoming edition of the T20 tournament. The southpaw has been with the franchise for last four to five seasons and has evolved as a player. The southpaw was a tad lucky when it came to captaincy.
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Before the 2021 IPL, Shreyas Iyer was ruled out due to a shoulder dislocation. Pant was thereafter made the skipper for the event. Iyer returned for the second leg in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), but the management stuck with Pant as the captain.
Although he had his ups and downs as a batter, Pant caught the limelight with his leadership skills. He will be looking to help DC win their maiden IPL title.