Delhi Daredevils renamed as Delhi Capitals
Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Daredevils has been renamed as Delhi Capitals ahead of the next edition of the richest T20 league.
Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 was officially launched in the last month as franchises announced the list of players they are carrying with them for the next edition of the richest T20 league in the world.
The next process of the league will be the big auction that is to be held on December 18 in Jaipur. In the meantime, Delhi based franchise Delhi Daredevils has given a new big update to the fans regarding them.
The franchise is the weakest franchise in the history of the league. They have failed to make it to the final even once in the last 11 years. However, in a bid to change their luck, Delhi Daredevils have now changed to Delhi Capital ahead of the next season.
The franchise owners arranged a special event to announce the big update about the team to the fans. They have also changed the tagline of the side which now reads, “This is New Delhi”.
The owner of the GMR group Kiran Kumar Grandhi was confident that the new partnership will work wonders for the team. “We’re sure this exciting partnership is going to do good for Delhi’s IPL Team this season. The team has built its young core foundation and they’re now rising at the national level,” he said.
Team’s assistant head coach Mohammad Kaif has also expressed his excitement with the name changing to the Delhi Capitals. “I can’t wait to get started. This team has a promising core and loves the game as much as every cricketing fanatic does,” he added.
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) December 4, 2018