Delhi Capitals released players: Delhi Capitals retained most of the players, avoiding any major reshuffle in their team ahead of the IPL 2023 mini auction. The Delhi team on Tuesday released a list of players retained and released. The Delhi franchise has released only 5 players, which includes only one overseas player. No star player or big name is included in the released players.
Special players retained in Delhi Capitals
A total of 19 players have been retained by Delhi Capitals, which includes six overseas players. The players retained by the franchise include team captain and wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant, opener Prithvi Shaw, middle-order batsmen Sarfaraz Khan, Yash Dhul, and Lalit Yadav along with all-rounders Axar Patel. At the same time, fast bowlers Chetan Sakaria, Khaleel Ahmed and Kamlesh Nagarkoti have also been retained in the team. With all this, Delhi also decided to retain Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav, who was returning to the rhythm.
Foreign players retained in Delhi Capitals
Delhi Capitals have also retained six overseas players, including Australian batsman David Warner, West Indies batsman Rovman Powell, South African pacers Enrique Norkia and Lungi Ngidi, Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman and Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh.
Players released from Delhi Capitals
The IPL franchise has released four players, including Indian players Mandeep Singh, KS Bharat and Ashwin Hebbar and New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman Tim Seifert.
Delhi Capitals trades Shardul Thakur
Delhi Capitals have traded fast bowling all-rounder Shardul Thakur to Kolkata Knight Riders. The franchise decided to rope in Thakur’s poison KKR all-rounder Aman Khan in the team.
Balance in purse: 19.45 crore
Overseas Slots Balance: 2
current team: Rishabh Pant (Captain), David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Ripple Patel, Rovman Powell, Sarfaraz Khan, Yash Dhul, Mitchell Marsh, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Enrique Nokhia, Chetan Sakaria, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Khaleel Ahmed, Lungi Ngidi, Mustafizur Rahman , Aman Khan, Kuldeep Yadav, Praveen Dubey, Vicky Ostwal.
Retention: Indians: Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Chetan Sakaria, Khaleel Ahmed, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Ripple Patel, Sarfaraz Khan, Yash Dhul, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Praveen Dubey, Vicky Ostwal and Lalit Yadav.
Overseas: David Warner, Rovman Powell, Enrique Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Mustafizur Rahman and Mitchell Marsh.
Release: Tim Seifert, Mandeep Singh, KS Bharat and Ashwin Hebbar.
Trade: Shardul Thakur joins Kolkata Knight Riders from Delhi.