Delhi Capitals are likely to approach David Warner for the captaincy.

Delhi Capitals are likely to approach David Warner for the captaincy. Rishabh Pant is unlikely to recover from his latest road accident anytime soon.

The Delhi Capitals are considering selecting David Warner their captain for the 2023 Indian Premier League season (IPL). Rishabh Pant, their normal skipper, involve in a near-fatal traffic accident on the Delhi-Dehradun highway on December 30 and is unlikely to be totally ready for the IPL. The Delhi Capitals will have to make a decision on his successor as captain and wicketkeeper shortly.

According to a rumor in the Times of India, the franchise may approach Warner shortly for the job. Furthermore, it has been learned that the Delhi Capitals may ask Sarfaraz Khan to play in Pant’s absence.

“Pant has been the middle-rock. order’s Warner has previous experience guiding IPL teams. He will be contact by management. The middle order really needs an impact Indian hitter right now. Sarfaraz will be expect to keep wickets if the team need it. In the meanwhile, the squad will hunt for a domestic wicketkeeper or a powerful batter “According to the source.

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Phil Salt is also a member of the Delhi Capitals’ squad.

Interestingly, the Delhi Capitals got the services of England wicketkeeper Phil Salt in the December 23 auction last year. Though he was a backup option at the time, the franchise might consider him as Pant’s replacement. However, the team’s balance is expected to suffer as a result, and the franchise will be forced to sit either Mustafizur Rahman or Anrich Nortje.

With the need for a replacement for Rishabh Pant in the middle, India’s U19 World Cup-winning skipper Yash Dhull might get an opportunity in the 2018 IPL season.

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