Thursday, March 30, 2023

David Warner-Axar Patel IPL 2023: David Warner became the new captain of Delhi Capitals, this star of Team India got the vice-captaincy

Wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant will not be able to play in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) due to injury. Now Delhi Capitals has announced its captain for IPL IPL 2023. Star batsman David Warner will captain the team this season. At the same time, Akshar Patel has been given the responsibility of vice-captaincy. IPL 2023 is starting from 31 March.

Delhi Capitals tweeted, ‘David Warner (Captain) and Akshar Patel (Vice-Captain), under the leadership of these two flamboyant players in IPL 2023, Delhi Capitals is ready to roar loudly.’

The 36-year-old Australian opener has had captaincy experience in the IPL before. It was under Warner’s leadership that Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) won the IPL title in 2016. Warner’s performance in the Test series against India was not that good, but he would like to enter the IPL after gaining form in the ODI series.

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David Warner captained the then Delhi Daredevils in two matches in 2013. Talking about the captains of Delhi, earlier Rishabh Pant was in charge of Delhi.

Delhi Capitals: Report card of the captains
david warner
Rishabh Pant, 30 matches, 16 wins
Shreyas Iyer, 41 matches, 21 wins
Karun Nair, 3 matches, 2 wins
Zaheer Khan, 23 matches, 10 wins
JP Duminy, 16 matches, 6 wins
Kevin Pietersen, 11 matches, 1 win
David Warner, 2 matches, 0 wins
Ross Taylor, 2 matches, 0 wins
Mahela Jayawardene, 18 matches, 6 wins
James Hopes, 3 matches, 0 wins
Dinesh Karthik, 6 matches, 2 wins
Gautam Gambhir, 25 matches, 12 wins
Virender Sehwag, 52 matches, 28 wins

David Warner has scored 1888 runs in 69 matches for Delhi Capitals so far. During this, his average was 31.46. Two centuries and 15 half-centuries came out of his bat. In the overall IPL, David Warner has scored 5881 runs in 162 matches at 42.01, including four centuries and 55 half-centuries.

Top-5 batsmen of Delhi Capitals
1. Rishabh Pant, 98 matches, 2838 runs
2. Virender Sehwag, 86 matches, 2382 runs
3. Shreyas Iyer, 87 matches, 2375 runs
4. Shikhar Dhawan, 63 matches, 2066 runs
5. David Warner, 69 matches, 1888 runs

Warner’s international record

Talking about international cricket, Warner has so far scored 8158 runs in 103 Tests at an average of 45.57, including 25 centuries and 34 half-centuries. Talking about ODIs, this cricketer has an average of 45.16 in 141 matches. He has scored 6007 runs. Warner has 19 centuries and 27 half-centuries in his name in One Day Internationals. Warner has also played 99 T20 matches for Australia, in which he has 2894 runs in his name. Warner has scored one century and 24 half-centuries in T20 International.


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