David warner 2023 to lead the Delhi Capitals side in absence of Rishabh pant.
According to information obtained by ESPNcricinfo, head coach Ricky Ponting and the management decided Warner was the finest candidate to serve as interim captain as Pant steadily improves after surviving a terrible vehicle accident in December.
Since Pantm unable to play cricket in 2023. The Capitals forced to find an interim captain, and Warner stood out among the probable candidates. Which may have included vice-captain from 2022 Axar Patel.
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Warner, who played for the Capitals from 2009 to 2013, will captain the squad again. Delhi Daredevils then. Warner captained Sunrirs Hyderabad after joining in 2014. While Warner championed Sunrisers in 2016. Warner is tied for ninth among captains with 35–32–2–tie in 69 games.
However warner the batter never felt the responsibility of captaincy, as his 2840 runs at 47.33, 142.28 strike rate, century, and 26 fifty-sixes prove. Interestingly, Sunrisers benched him before Kane Williamson became captain due to his dismal batting performance in the first half of the 2021 IPL. Due to a dispute, Sunrisers released Warner before the 2022 mega auction, where the Capitals purchased him for $762,000.
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Warner’s 2840 runs at 47.33 and 142.28 with one century and 26 fifties prove that captaincy didn’t weigh him down. Paradoxically, Sunrisers benched him in the first part of the 2021 IPL because to his poor batting form. Kane Williamson took over as captain. Warner and Sunrisers had a terrible disagreement, and Sunrisers dismissed him before the 2022 big auction, where the Capitals bought him for INR 6.25 crore ($762,000 approx).
Warner led Capitals’ run-scoring last IPL with 432 runs at 48 and 150.52, including five half-centuries. Capitals barely missed the play-offs after a heartbreaking loss to Mumbai Indians in the last league match.
Warner had a rough first half of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Having to return home after being hit on the elbow by a Mohammed Shami short delivery in the second Test in Delhi. Warner’s white-ball career is good, and he would use the IPL experience to prepare for the October-November ODI World Cup in India.