IPL 2023 will start from 31 March
Delhi Capitals will play their first match on 1st April
New Delhi. Year, 2003. Venue, New Wanders Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa. remember something. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t come. There is no need to put much emphasis on the brain, we refresh your memory. It is being talked about the final of the ICC ODI World Cup, in which Australia had defeated the Sourav Ganguly-led team India.
Kangaroo captain Ricky Ponting was the main reason for this. Who had opened the thread of Indian bowlers with his smoky batting. Potting was overshadowed by Team India alone in that match. He had dashed Sourav Ganguly’s hopes of winning the World Cup. However, after 20 years the situation has completely changed. Ricky Ponting will now exert full force to get Dada the title.
IPL team Delhi Capitals has made many changes in the team this time. The franchise has made Sourav Ganguly the director of the team. Ricky Ponting is the head coach of Delhi Capitals. Now the former Australian captain and Sourav Ganguly together will make a strategy to get the team the IPL title. Let us tell you that in the final of the World Cup 2003, Australia defeated India by 125 runs. In this match, Ricky Ponting played an unbeaten inning of 140 runs in 121 balls.
The team will start the campaign from April 1
In the absence of Rishabh Pant, who was injured in a car accident, Australian opener David Warner will captain Delhi Capitals in the league. Akshar Patel will be the vice-captain. David Warner has previously captained Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL. He joined the Delhi team in 2022. The franchise bought Warner for Rs 6.25 crore in the mega auction. David Warner was earlier a part of the Delhi franchise from 2009 to 2013 as well. Then the name of the team was Delhi Daredevils. Delhi Capitals will start their campaign in IPL 2023 with a match against Lucknow Super Giants on April 1. Last season, the team could not reach the playoffs and finished fifth in the points table.
FIRST PUBLISHED : March 19, 2023, 19:24 IST