With just a few days remaining for the start of the much-awaited second phase of the Indian Premier League, cricket fans worldwide are excited to watch IPL live and see their favourite players on the ground again. After the tournament was suspended midway as few players and support staff members tested positive for Covid-19, IPL 14 is all set to start from September 19 in the UAE. The first phase witnessed 9499 runs scored by all teams in 29 matches out of 60.
Delhi Capitals is ranked at the top of the points table with 12 points with six wins from eight matches. At the time of suspension, Delhi Capitals scored 1325 runs, the highest by any team. Rishabh Pant leads the Delhi team and is the top contender for the trophy in the tournament. Delhi Capitals lost to Mumbai Indians in the final match of IPL 2020 by five wickets, but they are determined to clinch the trophy this time.
Shreyas Iyer successfully led the team ever since Gautam Gambhir stepped down in the mid of 2018 season. Due to his shoulder injury, Rishabh Pant took charge of the team and has been phenomenal with his aggressive approach. Rishabh Pant’s fearlessness is inspiring the team to go aggressive and dominate the opposition. Prithvi Shaw and Shikar Dhawan are brilliant at the top of the order.
With a proper balance of hard hitters and all-rounders, the team looks solid. Delhi players list include Shreyas Iyer , Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (C & WK), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Woakes, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Lalit Yadav, Pravin Dubey, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan, Steve Smith, Umesh Yadav, Ripal Patel, Vishnu Vinod, Lukman Meriwala, M Siddarth, Tom Curran, Sam Billings.
Delhi Capitals will restart their IPL 2021 campaign against the Sunrisers Hyderabad on September 22 in Dubai. With the confidence and dominance that the team has demonstrated so far, it’s necessary to continue the momentum. Watch IPL 2021 Live on YuppTv, Star Sports, Disney Hotstar in selected regions.