It is also reported that Shreyas Iyer has chosen to go to the player auction.
The team will change in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the mega auction will be held for next season. Two new franchises have also been added to the luxury event, giving you the chance to pick three players before the auction. However, existing teams are also allowed to hold four players, and if the report is believed, Delhi Capitals will focus on their choices.
The franchise has been doing well since the 2019 edition, marking the third consecutive IPL season playoffs. They also advanced to the final of IPL 2020 and lost to the Mumbai Indians, who won their fifth trophy. This season, DC broke through the point table with a formidable side, but lost two games in a row due to being knocked out of the tournament.
Delhi Capitals decided to keep their skipper Reshab pants, Prithvi Shaw, Anrich Nortje, Axar Patel, according to a report from ESPNCricinfo. Pant was appointed captain of the season after Shreyas Iyer dislocated his shoulder and was removed from the tournament earlier this March. However, he returned to Round 2 and played under his pants.
Iyer chooses to go to the player auction
The report also Shreyas Iyer More teams chose to go to the player auction looking for him. It is also reported that Pant is Capitals’ first holding player and Prithvi Shaw is second.
As for other retentions, Norche has been the team’s top bowler for the last few seasons, thanks to his pace and accuracy. Axar Patel is famous for his tight left-handed spin bowling, and Prithvi Shaw is another notable figure in the near future. The retention will be officially announced on November 30th, and it’s interesting to see if the franchise makes last-minute changes to the list.