Delhi Capitals (DC) is a cricket team that represents the city of Delhi in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The team was formed in 2008 as Delhi Daredevils and changed its name to Delhi Capitals in 2018.
16 bats along with pads, shoes, thigh pads and gloves were stolen from Delhi Capitals' players kit bags. 3 bats belong to David Warner, 2 of Mitchell Marsh, 3 of Phil Salt and 5 of Yash Dhull. (Reported by Indian Express).— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) April 19, 2023
Bats, mats and other cricketing equipment were stolen from the luggage of Delhi Capitals’ Indian Premier League (IPL) players after landing at Delhi airport from Bengaluru, sources said.
Sources told ANI the players only found out about the incident a day later when bags of kit arrived from the consignment. Almost all players were without bats, with hitter Yash Dhull missing at least five bats. Bats for foreign players are worth Rs 100,000 each.
DC is currently discussing how they can address this issue and get help from the police.
Notably, Delhi Capitals are bottom of the IPL 2023 points table. They have lost five games so far.
Delhi Capitals lost their last match against Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on April 15.
The team’s next match will be against Kolkata Knights (KKR) on April 20 at Delhi’s home stadium, Arun Jaitley Stadium.
Delhi Capitals (DC) may be a cricket team that speaks to the city of Delhi within the Indian Chief Alliance (IPL).
The domestic ground of Delhi Capitals is the Arun Jaitley Stadium (once in the past known as Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium) in Delhi. The group is coached by Australian previous cricketer Ricky Ponting and captained by Indian cricketer Rishabh Pant.
The team’s best execution came within the 2020 IPL season when they wrapped up as the runners-up after losing to Mumbai Indians within the final.
The current squad of Delhi Capitals incorporates a few universal players such as Steve Smith, Shimron Hetmyer, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Woakes, and Tom Curran, as well as skilled Indian players such as Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Ishant Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin, and Axar Patel.