Indian T20 League | Team Delhi

Team History

  • Year 2008- Team Delhi reached the semi-finals; however, knocked out by the Rajasthan Royals.
  • Year 2009- Reached the semi-finals against Deccan Chargers. However, they could not win the Indian T20 League trophy.
  • Year 2010- Team Delhi Daredevils managed to enter in semi-finals finishing fifth.
  • Year 2011- One more disappointing Indian T20 League season for team Daredevils, finished at the 10th place.
  • Year 2012- Team Delhi crumbled again at the semi-finals but finished by the third rank on the points table.
  • Year 2013- Team Delhi finished got 9th place at the bottom of the point table.
  • Year 2014- Team Delhi finished got 8th place at the bottom of the point table.
  • Year 2015- Team Delhi again finished by getting the seventh rank in this season.
  • Year 2016- They were the favorites to reach the playoffs, but they finished by getting the sixth rank on the points table.
  • Year 2017- Finished sixth in the 2017 season of the Indian T20 League.
  • Year 2018- It was not a good season for the Delhi team, but they finished the tournament in eighth place.
  • Year 2019- They lost in the playoffs and then ended as second runners-up.
  • Year 2020- Could not win the finals.
  • Year 2022 –

    For the 2022 season, Rishabh Pant lead the team Delhi after players like Shreyas Iyer, Dhawan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rabada, and Hetmyer were cut from the squad. After nine years, David Warner rejoined Delhi. 

    When Delhi lost to Mumbai in their last league-stage game, their record of seven victories and as many losses prevented them from meeting the requirement for qualification. Warner was the team’s top run-scorer with 432 runs in 12 games and a strike rate of 150.52. Kuldeep Yadav, a left-arm wrist spinner, had the most wickets for DC with 21, scoring 19.95 in 14 games. 

All-time Team Stats

  • Highest Team Total: 143 vs Mumbai (2020)
  • Lowest Team Total: 66 vs Mumbai (2017)

All-time Team Captains and Stats

2020 S Iyer (Captain)Ranked 2nd
2019 S Iyer (Captain)Ranked 3rd
2018 S Iyer (Captain)Ranked 8th
2017 Zaheer Khan (Captain)Ranked 8th
2016 JP Duminy (Captain)Ranked 6th
2015 Kevin Pietersen (Captain)Ranked 7th
2014 David Warner (Captain)Ranked 8th
2013 Ross Taylor (Captain)Ranked 9th
2012 Mahela Jayawardene (Captain)Ranked 3rd
2011 James Hopes (Captain)Ranked 10th
2011 James Hopes (Captain)Ranked 10th
2010 Dinesh Karthik (Captain)Ranked 5th
2009 Gautam Gambhir (Captain)Ranked 3rd
2008 Virender Sehwag (Captain)Ranked 4th


Current team Captain and Key Players

Warner (Captain)

A. Patel

M. Marsh

P. Shaw

K. Yadav

SWOT Analysis of Delhi Capitals for Indian T20 League 2023


  • Team Delhi players are the best Indian batting contingent among all the Indian T20 League 2020 teams.


  • Team Delhi’s Indian fast bowling attack is far from solid, and they lack the all-rounders.


  • Team Delhi can finally establish itself as an Indian T20 League powerhouse.


  • Team Delhi may struggle with the new-ball bowling or death-over bowling.