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On Wednesday, Mumbai Police confirmed that they had issued an FIR regarding troublemakers who had reportedly attacked the parked Delhi Capitals team bus.

The Delhi Capitals’ Head Coach Ricky Ponting and Bowling Coach James Hopes met at the team hotel in Mumbai earlier on Tuesday (March 15). Before leaving their lodgings, the coaches must complete a three-day quarantine.

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Delhi Capitals (Image Credit: Twitter)

Delhi Capitals Team Bus Attacked In Mumbai

“An FIR has been filed under sections 143,147,149,427 of the IPC against 5-6 unknown men for allegedly attacking the Delhi Capital IPL team’s parked bus,” ANI tweeted.

 

Legendary Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has now been appointed as the franchise’s new Assistant Coach in the next season. The 40-year-old would work side by side with current coach Ricky Ponting, assistant coaches Pravin Amre and Ajit Agarkar, and bowling coach James Hopes on the DC leadership group.

Watson stated of his assignment, “The IPL is the world’s best T20 tournament. As a player, I cherish wonderful memories of conquering the IPL with Rajasthan Royals in 2008, captained by the legendary Shane Warne, RCB, and then CSK”

“As just a player, I have had wonderful times, and now I have the opportunity to coach. And it has become possible to work with Ricky Ponting, who is a legend in cricket. As a captain, he was an incredible leader, and now I get to coach alongside him. He is now considered one of the greatest coaches in the world. So I’m looking forward to learning the ropes from Ricky.”

Shane Watson remarked Delhi Capitals have one of the best IPL squads:

Delhi Capitals announce Shane Watson as new Assistant Coach
Delhi Capitals announce Shane Watson as new Assistant Coach

Shane Watson Stated that They have a strong group with the Delhi Capitals, and now is the moment to win their first title. I’m excited to travel over there, work with the guys, and do everything I can to help them win the first title. I’m excited to get there.

Players from the Delhi Capitals have arrived in Mumbai to begin their preparations for the next IPL 2022, which will begin on March 26. Rishabh Pant, a young India wicketkeeper-batsman, leads the Delhi Capitals. On March 27, the club will play the Mumbai Indians, the five-time IPL champions, at Brabourne Stadium.

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