Sourav Ganguly, Delhi Capitals, IPL 2019
Sourav Ganguly (Credits - Twitter)

Yet another shock signing makes its ways in the Indian Premier League 2019. And, once again it is from the dugout of Delhi Capitals. On Thursday, they announced a surprise signing of Sourav Ganguly to the team as ”Advisor”. Now, he would join the likes of Ricky Ponting, Mohammed Kaif in the side for the upcoming edition.

Delhi Capitals made quite a few changes to the latest edition of the tournament. They made wholesome changes with a new set of players and the support staff. The latest signing of Sourav Ganguly will come as a great boost for the team, as he can offer a lot to the team.

Announcing the news on the official Twitter panel, Delhi Capitals wrote ‘Tigers, say hello to our Royal Bengal Tiger! We’re delighted to welcome @SGanguly99 to Delhi Capitals, in the role of an Advisor.”

Delhi Capitals are determined to put on a better show in IPL 2019:

It seems like they want to make things fall in place at any cost in IPL 2019. They have made some world-class signings and completely changed the names on the paper. They brought the best coaches to the unit and also bought a few players after proper analysis.

Delhi Capitals, Indian Premier League 2019, ,Sourav Ganguly
Delhi (Credits – BCCI)

Now, the team will be head coached by Ricky Ponting with Sourav Ganguly being the advisor. Mohammed Kaif will look after the fielding section. Recently, they also traded their players to get the services of Shikhar Dhawan and also left Gautam Gambhir, who called curtains on his career.

Meanwhile, they also announced that Shreyas Iyer will be leading the side as a full-time captain, who did exceptionally well in the last season after taking the mantle from Gambhir in the middle of the season.

Here is Delhi Capitals’ complete squad for IPL 2019:

Players Retained: Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Rahul Tewatia, Jayant Yadav, Manjot Kalra, Colin Munro, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Sandeep Lamichhane, Trent Boult

Traded: Shikhar Dhawan from Sunrisers Hyderabad for Abhishek Sharma, Vijay Shankar, Shahbaz Nadeem

Players Bought:

Hanuma Vihari – Rs 2 crore

Axar Patel – Rs 5 crore

Ishant Sharma – Rs 1.10 crore

Ankush Bains – Rs 20 lakh

Nathu Singh – Rs 20 lakh

Colin Ingram – Rs 6.40 crore

Sherfane Rutherford – Rs 2 crore

Keemo Paul – Rs 50 lakh

Jalaj Saxena – Rs 20 lakh

Bandaru Ayyapa – Rs 20 Lakh

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