Delhi Daredevils (DD) is the professional twenty20 cricket team that plays in Indian Premier League. Team has been participating in IPLT20 since 2008 when 8 original franchises were revealed for first edition of prestigious event. Delhi Daredevils represents India’ city Delhi in Vivo Indian Premier League. Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium is the official 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)|
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 Squad 2018
Delhi Daredevils bought Gautam Gambhir in the Vivo IPL players auction 2018 and he’ll be leading DD team this season. The franchise retained three players Rishabh Pant, Chris Morris and Shreyas Iyer ahead of the players auction.
Team got 25 players in the roster for 11th edition of Indian Premier League.
|1.||Gautam Gambhir (Captain)||India||Batsman|
|2.||Rishabh Pant||India||Wicket Keeper|
|6.||Christopher Morris||South Africa||All-Rounder|
|8.||Trent Boult||New Zealand||Bowler|
|10.||Kagiso Rabada||South Africa||Bowler|
|11.||Naman Ojha||India||Wicket Keeper|
|15.||Gurkeerat Singh Mann||India||All-Rounder|
|24.||Colin Munro||New Zealand||All-Rounder|
Official Online Presence
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