Delhi Capitals have been one of the under-performing team in Indian Premier League (IPL). Last season for the Delhi Capitals was very fruitful as the team finished third in the season, they had acquired Shikhar Dhawan, Axar Patel and Ishant Sharma which helped them propel to third position this season.
In this year’s auction, Delhi Capitals were successful in acquiring Jason Roy and Chris Woakes on-base price and they were able to buy West Indian middle-order batsman Shimron Hetmeyer and Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis.
The had also acquired Ravichandran Ashwin and Ajinkya Rahane in the transfer window as they let go of Jagdeesha Suchith, Sherfane Rutherford and Mayank Markande.
Let’s have a look at the Predicted Playing XI of Delhi Capitals ahead of IPL 2020:
1. Shikhar Dhawan
The Indian left-handed opener was a key player for Delhi Capitals last season. Shikhar Dhawan was brought back to Delhi from Sunrisers Hyderabad. The left-handed opener played extremely well in the previous season as he paired extremely well with the young Prithvi Shaw to help Delhi Capitals reach the playoffs of the previous season.
Last season he played the role of the senior statesman where he took the team on his shoulder, played with sheer class. In 16 matches, the left-hander amassed 521 runs at an average of 34.73. He was also the leading run-scorer of his team.