delhi capitals India officially announced David Warner as its captain for IPL 2023 and named Akshar Patel as the vice-captain of the team. Delhi Capitals, co-owned by JSW-GMR, announced Australian batsman David Warner as the captain for the upcoming season of the Tata Indian Premier League. “All-rounder Akshar Patel has been named as the vice-captain of the team,” DC said in a statement.David Warner is one of the best overseas players in the history of the league.
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As captain, he led Sunrisers Hyderabad to their only title in 2016. As a batsman, he scored 5881 runs in 162 innings. He has four centuries and 55 half-centuries to his name. before thisCaptain of Delhi CapitalsRishabh Pant was there but he is injured due to a horrific car accident. Many names were being discussed to replace him with many captains, but finally the sealNamed after David Warner.
With Pant out of action in 2023, Delhi had to look for an interim captain and Warner was one of the contenders.LetterPatel who was the vice-captain in 2022 will continue in the same role this season.This will be the second time Warner will lead the Capitals, having been the interim captain for a few matches during the last year of his first stint with the franchise between 2009 and 2013 (then Delhi Daredevils). Warner was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2014 and appointed captain a year later. In 2016, Warner led Sunrisers to the title. Warner is the joint-fifth most successful captain in terms of matches won: in the 69 matches he led, Warner’s teams won 35, lost 32 and tied two.
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