Delhi Capitals will commence their IPL 2021 journey on April 10 against Chennai Super Kings at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The team suffered a big blow after skipper Shreyas Iyer was ousted from the tournament due to an injury. The franchisee nominated Rishabh Pant as the new skipper for the team in IPL 2021. Last year, Delhi Capitals showed a great performance and reached the finals, where they lost to Mumbai Indians.
Ahead of IPL 2021 auction, Delhi Capitals released 6 players from the squad namely Alex Carey, Keemo Paul, Tushar Deshpande, Sandeep Lamichhane, Mohit Sharma, and Jason Roy. During IPL 2021 auction, Delhi Capitals bought 8 players in their squad. Out of these, there are 3 overseas players and 5 domestic players. Few players will start a new journey with Delhi Capitals in IPL 2021. Here we look at 5 players who can make their debuts for Delhi Capitals in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: 5 Players Who Can Make Their Debut For Delhi Capitals (DC) This Year
Steve Smith was bought by Delhi Capitals in IPL 2021 auction. He was bought for Rs. 2.2 crore. After the ouster of Shreyas Iyer, Steve Smith will have a bigger role to play. The Australian cricketer will give great assistance to Rishabh Pant for the captainship. Also, he will be expected to contribute with the bat. Steve Smith was skipper of Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2020 but was released by the franchise after the team finished on the last 8th spot in the tournament. Steve Smith is one player who will definitely play for Delhi Capitals in IPL 2021.