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Delhi DareDevils

Owner GMR Group Founded 2008
CEO Yogesh Shetty Head Coach Greg Shipperd
President Amrit Mathur Captian Gautam Gambhir
Ground Feroz Shah Kotla Icon Player Virender Sehwag
Capacity 60,000 Team Value US $84 million

Team Profile


With two of the world’s most explosive Twenty20 batsman in their line up the Delhi Daredevils go into this months Indian Premier League as one of the favorites to win IPL 3.0 but it will need to be third time lucky after two heartbreaking semi final defeats.

The Daredevils, captained by Gautam Gambhir, have reached the knock out stages in both of the previous two IPL seasons only to see their dreams of glory cut short by the eventual winners.

They were beaten by the Deccan Chargers in last years semi finals and during the inaugural IPL season they were crushed by the Rajasthan Royals losing by a margin of 105 runs.

With a team built around openers Gambhir and Virender Sehwag the DareDevils are one of the most feared teams in the IPL. The pair has scored over 1400 runs in the IPL and they have helped the DareDevils win 17 games in the previous two seasons.

The DareDevils, to their credit don’t just rely on Gambhir and Sehwag though; they have assembled a strong batting lineup which includes David Warner, Tillakaratne Dilshan and AB de Villiers.

With all rounders Paul Collingwood, Farveez Maharoof and Daniel Vettori in the squad the DareDevils have built a strong middle order which was strengthened with the signing of Australian Moises Henriques.

Henriques, who was part of the NSW Blues team that won last years Twenty20 Champions League can contribute with quick fire innings and his medium pace bowling.

During January’s player auction the DareDevils completed the signing of South African Wayne Parnell who will add extra pace to a bowling attack already including Dirk Nannes and Ashish Nehra.

Supported by world class spinner Vettori and Indian fast bowler Pradeep Sangwan the DareDevils will once again challenge for a place in this years knock out stages of the IPL.

Current Squad
Name
Age
Posistion Batting Bowling
Aavishkar Salvi
28
Bowler
Right-hand bat
Right-arm medium
AB de Villiers
25
Batsman
Right-hand bat
Right-arm medium
Amit Mishra
27
Bowler
Right-hand bat
Legbreak
Andrew McDonald
28
All Rounder
Right-hand bat
Right-arm fast-medium
Ashish Nehra
30
Bowler
Right-hand bat
Left-arm medium-fast
David Warner
23
Batsman
Left-hand bat
Legbreak
Dinesh Karthik
24
Wicketkeeper
Right-hand bat
Right-arm offbreak
Dirk Nannes
33
Bowler
Right-hand bat
Left-arm fast
Farveez Maharoof
25
All Rounder
Right-hand bat
Right-arm fast-medium
Gautam Gambhir
28
Batsman
Left-hand bat
Legbreak
Joginder Singh
29
Batsman
Right-hand bat
Right-arm medium
Kedar Jadhav
24
Bowler
Right-hand bat
Right-arm offbreak
Mithun Manhas
30
Batsman
Right-hand bat
Right-arm offbreak
Moises Henriques
23
All Rounder
Right-hand bat
Right-arm fast-medium
Pradeep Sangwan
19
Bowler
Right-hand bat
Left-arm medium
Rajat Bhatia
30
All Rounder
Right-hand bat
Right-arm medium-fast
Sarabjit Ladda
23
Batsman
Right-hand bat
Legbreak
Sarandeep Singh
30
Batsman
Right-hand bat
Right-arm offbreak
Shashi Ranjan
28
Batsman
Right-hand bat
Right-arm offbreak
Tillakaratne Dilshan
33
All Rounder
Right-hand bat
Right-arm offbreak
Umesh Yadav
22
All Rounder
Right-hand bat
Right-arm fast-medium
Virender Sehwag
31
All Rounder
Right-hand bat
Right-arm offbreak
Wayne Parnell
20
Bowler
Left-hand bat
Left-arm medium-fast
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