Indian Premier League 2021: Steve Smith “Really Excited” To Join Delhi Capitals, Hopes To Guide Team To Maiden Title Triumph


IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals acquired the providers of skilled gamers similar to Steve Smith and Tom Curran.© AFP

Australia batsman Steve Smith mentioned he’s trying ahead to creating some “amazing memories” with Delhi Capitals, and is hoping to assist the franchise raise its maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) title. In the 2020 version of the league, Delhi Capitals have been crushed by Mumbai Indians within the closing on the Dubai Cricket Stadium. “Hey there Delhi Capitals fans, just wanted to say that I am really excited about joining the team this year. I think it is a great squad of players and a great coach. I look forward to getting over there and creating some amazing memories and hopefully helping the team go one better than last year,” Smith mentioned in a video shared by Delhi Capitals on Twitter.

During the IPL 2021 Player Auction final week, the runners-up of the earlier season acquired the providers of skilled gamers similar to Smith and Tom Curran, together with 4 proficient home gamers in Lukman Meriwala, Ripal Patel, Vishnu Vinod and Manimaran Siddharth.

Earlier, Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer mentioned that the brand new gamers who’ve joined the aspect deliver numerous expertise to the squad.

“We had maintained our core unit from the last season and the new players that have come in bring a lot of experience to the squad. Along with international players such as Steve Smith and Tom Curran coming in, we have a few domestic players who have joined the squad as well. Lukman Meriwala has done tremendously well in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. It’s going to be a great experience for the other youngsters, who have come in,” Iyer had mentioned in a press release issued by the franchise.


Even although the Delhi Capitals have lined all their bases, the skipper had burdened on the truth that IPL 2021 shall be testing for his aspect. 

“It’s going to be challenging because if you look at the other teams, they have also framed their teams in a pretty unique way and obviously the core and strength have been pretty much similar for all the teams. The IPL can surprise you at any point in time and I feel this season is going to be more exciting,” he had mentioned.

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