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IPL 2024: Delhi Capitals Retention Squad: Rishabh Pant’s Potential Return, Squad Dynamics Unveiled

With 11 players released and 9 retained, Delhi Capitals enter the auction fray in Dubai on December 19 carrying a purse of Rs 28.95 crore.

Edited By : Saurav Gupta | Updated: Nov 26, 2023 17:49 IST
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IPL 2024 Retention squad
IPL 2024 Retention squad

Ahead of the IPL 2024 auction, the curtain has risen on Delhi Capitals’ released and retained players, disclosing key changes in their roster. The franchise has bid farewell to 11 players, marking a significant transition. Notable among the departures are Manish Pandey and Sarfaraz Khan, emblematic Indian players.

Rishabh Pant’s Anticipated Comeback:

Delhi Capitals’ captain Rishabh Pant missed the previous season due to a severe road accident. Encouraging signs suggest his imminent return, potentially against England in January. While official confirmation is pending, fervent anticipation surrounds Pant’s resurgence, eagerly awaited by the fans for the upcoming IPL.

Players Released by Delhi Capitals:

The squad underwent substantial alterations, bidding farewell to Rovman Powell, Riley Rousseau, Manish Pandey, Sarfaraz Khan, Phil Salt, Priyam Garg, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Ripal Patel, and Aman Khan.

Players Retained by Delhi Capitals:

The retained lineup boasts seasoned names, including David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Enrique Norkhia, Lalit Yadav, and Khalil Ahmed.

Delhi Capitals’ Reserves:

The roster reserves feature promising talents such as Prithvi Shaw, Yash Dhull, Abhishek Porel, Ishant Sharma, Lungi Ngidi, Praveen Dubey, and Vicky Ostwal.

Purse Status for Delhi Capitals:

With 11 players released and 9 retained, Delhi Capitals enter the auction fray in Dubai on December 19 carrying a purse of Rs 28.95 crore. The squad presently boasts seven backup players and retains five overseas talents. The anticipation builds as the team charts its course for the upcoming IPL season.

First published on: Nov 26, 2023 05:44 PM IST

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