Delhi Daredevils (DD) was the professional twenty20 cricket team that plays in Indian Premier League. Team’s brand identity was change in 2019 when franchise decided to rename it as Delhi Capitals. Delhi Daredevils represents India’ city Delhi in Vivo Indian Premier League. Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium is the official home ground for Delhi team.
GMR Group bought Delhi franchise back in 2008 for 84 Million USD. Currently Gautam Gambhir is captaining DD in IPL. Delhi Daredevils never won Indian Premier League trophy, eventually they are due to play their first IPL final since 2008. They reached to the semi-finals of first two IPL editions and made their way to playoffs in 2012 but couldn’t make it through to the final.
Delhi Daredevils Performance Year Wise
|Year||Result / Place|
|2008||Semi-Finalist (4th Place)|
|2009||Semi-Finalist (3rd Place)|
|2010||Group Stage (5th Place)|
|2011||Group Stage (10th Place)|
|2012||Playoffs (3rd Place)|
|2013||Group Stage (9th Place)|
|2014||Group Stage (8th Place)|
|2015||Group Stage (7th Place)|
|2016||Group Stage (6th Place)|
|2017||Group Stage (6th Place)|
|2018||Group Stage (8th Place)|
Delhi Daredevils played 2009 and 2012 Champions League Twenty20 events but team never won the CLT20 competition. DD reached to the semi-final of 2012 season but then knocked out.
Note: Champions League Twenty20 doesn’t exist anymore after 2014 as tournament was defunct from 2015.
Delhi Daredevils 2019 Team, Squad, Players List
Delhi Daredevils retained 14 players including skipper Shreyas Iyer, Kagiso Rabada and Rishabh Pant ahead of 2019 Indian Premier League players auction. Shikhar Dhawan is also acquired by Daredevils from Sunrisers Hyderabad. Team released top Indian players like Gautam Gambhir and Mohammed Shami before heading into auction.
Let’s have a look at the complete squad of Delhi Daredevils for Vivo IPL-12.
|1.||Shreyas Iyer (Captain)||India||Batsman|
|2.||Rishabh Pant||India||Wicket Keeper|
|5.||Chris Morris||South Africa||Bowler|
|11.||Kagiso Rabada||South Africa||Bowler|
|13.||Colin Munro||New Zealand||All-Rounder|
|14.||Trent Boult||New Zealand||Bowler|
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