The Delhi based franchise cricket team, Delhi Daredevils is owned by the GMR Group in the Indian Premier League. The home ground of Delhi Daredevils team is the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium and the team’s current captain is Zaheer Khan. Delhi has never won the IPL title even they were quality squads. Delhi will look to put good performance this season and win the title.
Delhi Daredevils also known as DD has retained 18 players from 2016 squad including 13 local Indian players and 5 overseas players. Quinton de Kock, KP Duminy and Zaheer Khan is a key player of the team. The team has released the Nathan Coulter-Nile, Imran Tahir, Joel Paris, Pawan Negi, Pawan Suyal, Akhil Arvind Herwadkar and Mahipal Lomror.
After IPL 2017 auction the players added into the Delhi Daredevils 2017 team squad are Angelo Mathews, Corey Anderson, Kagiso Rabada, Pat Cummins, Ankit Bawne, Aditya Tare, Murugan Ashwin, Navdeep Saini and Shashank Singh.
Delhi Daredevils 2017 Team Squad
Zaheer Khan, Mohammad Shami, Shahbaz Nadeem, Amit Mishra, Shreyas Iyer, Sanju Samson, Karun Nair, Rishabh Pant, CV Milind, Khaleel Ahmed, Pratyush Singh. JP Duminy, Quinton de Kock, Sam Billings, Chris Morris, Carlos Brathwaite, Angelo Mathews, Corey Anderson, Kagiso Rabada, Pat Cummins, Ankit Bawane, Aditya Tare, M Ashwin, Navdeep Saini and Shashank Singh.
Delhi Daredevils 2017 Squad: DD team has retained 14 good players but also released many of its players which include last year’s most expensive, Yuvraj Singh for a whopping Rs. 16 Crores and Sri Lankan all-rounder, Angelo Matthews.
Delhi Daredevils team purchased all rounder Pawan Negi for 8.5 Crores, making him the most expensive Indian player in the IPL Auction of 2016. Sanju Samson and Karun Nair, who previously played for the Rajasthan Royals were also bought. South Africa Allrounder, Chris Morris and many other international players also bought.
(DD) Delhi Daredevils Team Statistics
|IPL 2009(South Africa)||15||10||5||66.67%|
|IPL 2014(UAE & India)||14||2||12||14.28%|
Delhi Daredevils Team Staff
- Owners – GMR Group
- Head coach – Paddy Upton
- Batting coaches – Pravin Amre and Sridharan Sriram
- Bowling coach – T. A. Sekhar
- Mentor – Rahul Dravid
- Team director – Zubin Bharucha
- Team manager – Sunil Valson
- Physiotherapists – Paul Close and Vaibhav Daga