IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals Factbox, drowsy devils lastly on an upward curve
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Delhi Daredevils as they have been referred to as earlier endured a troublesome time season after season failing to qualify for the Playoffs for six straight seasons beginning 2013 season. It was solely within the 2019 season that they broke the duck making it to Qualifier 2 the place they misplaced to Chennai Tremendous Kings. Delhi Capitals, as they have been rebranded within the 2019 season, have been on an upward curve although and enhancing. Within the 2020 season they made it to the ultimate however misplaced to reigning champions Mumbai Indians. Previous to this they have been the one staff to not have made a last look within the League. They’ve made it to the semis/playoffs solely 5 instances in 13 seasons and have completed final within the group 4 instances. Nonetheless, if you happen to go by numbers they’ve been the worst staff total within the league with a win proportion of 44.53 – the bottom within the league among the many present groups. However with the way in which this younger, vibrant staff is performing, we are able to quickly see the tables turned.
Here is how they’ve fared yr on yr:
How did they fare the earlier season: DC had their greatest season in 2020 as they made it to their first last within the historical past of the IPL. They have been nonetheless outclassed by a rampant Mumbai facet as they chased down 157 with 5 wickets and eight balls to spare. 2019 was form of a revival for DC. After going six consecutive years with out making it to the Playoffs, a younger and vibrant Delhi facet lastly broke that door open by ending third within the group stage. They beat Sunrisers Hyderabad within the Eliminator however ended up shedding to CSK within the Qualifier-2.
Win Share: Delhi Capitals have had the worst win proportion for groups to have performed greater than 100 matches within the league. They stand at 44.53 p.c with 84 wins and 105 losses (probably the most by any staff) from 194 video games with two ending in No Consequence. They’ve gained two Tremendous Overs and misplaced one.
Highest Run-getter: Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer leads Delhi’s run-scoring chart with 2200 runs from 79 innings at 31.42. He is scored 16 fifties and possessed a strike charge of 126.07.
Highest wicket taker: Amit Mishra
The veteran has been a constant performer for DC over time. He is scalped 100 wickets from 95 innings at 23.98. He has one five-for and one four-fer to his identify and a powerful economic system charge of seven.33 and strike charge of 19.6.
Highest particular person rating: Rishabh Pant 128 not out from 63 balls vs Sunrisers Hyderabad in Delhi in 2018
Strolling in at 21/2 within the 4th over, Pant hit a whirlwind 128 not out off 63 balls to catapult Delhi to 187/5 on the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Nevertheless, his efforts went in useless as Shikhar Dhawan (92) and Kane Williamson chased the goal down with seven balls and 9 wickets to spare.
Highest staff rating: 231/4 vs KXIP in Delhi in 2011
Powered by David Warner (48 ball 77) and Virender Sehwag’s (35-ball 77) half-centuries, DD posted 231/4 towards KXIP on the then referred to as Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium. Shaun Marsh led KXIP’s battle with a 46-ball 95 however Punjab fell nicely brief, by 29 runs. Warner was named the Man of the Match.
Favorite opponent: Deccan Chargers
Delhi have had the very best win proportion towards Deccan Chargers (For groups towards whom DC have performed 10 or extra matches). They’ve gained 7 out of the 11 matches and misplaced 4 with a win proportion of 63.63. Among the many present groups (towards whom they’ve performed 10 or extra matches), they’ve the very best document towards rajasthan Royals – 50 p.c having gained 11 and misplaced 11 of the 22 matches performed.
Bogey staff: Chennai Tremendous Kings
Delhi have struggled towards CSK with 15 losses from 23 matches and simply 8 wins, making their win proportion simply 34.78 p.c.
After they performed within the UAE: The Daredevils as they have been recognized again then had a blended outing within the UAE with two wins and three losses from 5 matches. After they got here again after six years, that they had their greatest time, ending as runners-up.
Lesser recognized information:
– Delhi have suffered joint-most variety of consecutive defeats in a season – 9 in 2014. Pune suffered the identical destiny within the 2012 season.
– Additionally they maintain the document collectively with Pune for many consecutive defeats total – 11. (Delhi’s extending from 2014 to 2015 and Pune’s extending from 2012 t0 2013).
– There was 129 geese recorded within the DC jersey to date – probably the most amongst all of the groups within the event to date.
Purchases, releases and squad
IPL 2020 auctions gamers purchased: Steve Smith, Umesh Yadav, Ripal Patel, Vishnu Vinod, Lukman Meriwala, M Siddharth, Tom Curran, Sam Billings
IPL 2020 gamers traded in: None
IPL 2020 Retained gamers: Shreyas Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Prithvi Shaw, R Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Lalit Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Daniel Sams, Pravin Dubey, Chris Woakes.
Launched gamers: Alex Carey, Keemo Paul, Tushar Deshpande, Sandeep Lamichhane, Mohit Sharma, Jason Roy.
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, R Ashwin, Lalit Yadav, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Pravin Dubey, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Woakes, Daniel Sams, Steve Smith, Umesh Yadav, Ripal Patel, Vishnu Vinod, Lukman Meriwala, M Siddharth, Tom Curran, Sam Billings
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