Indian Premier League 2021: Steve Smith “really excited” to join Delhi capitals, hopes to guide team to inaugural title triumph | Cricket News

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IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals has acquired the services of experienced actors such as Steve Smith and Tom Curran.© TBEN



Australian drummer Steve Smith said he was looking forward to making “incredible memories” with the capitals of Delhi and hoping to help the franchise win their first Indian Premier League (IPL) title. In the 2020 edition of the league, the capitals of Delhi were beaten by the Indians of Mumbai in the final at the Dubai Cricket Stadium. “Hi Delhi Capitals fans, just wanted to say I’m really excited to join the team this year. I think it’s a great team of players and a great coach. I can’t wait to get there. down and create some amazing memories and I hope to help the team do better than last year, ”Smith said in a video shared by Delhi Capitals on Twitter.

At the IPL 2021 player auction last week, the finalists from the previous season acquired the services of experienced players such as Smith and Tom Curran, as well as four talented domestic players namely Lukman Meriwala, Ripal Patel, Vishnu Vinod and Manimaran Siddharth.

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Previously, Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer said the new players who joined the team brought a lot of experience to the team.

“We had maintained our central unit from last season and the new players who have come bring a lot of experience to the team. With the arrival of international players such as Steve Smith and Tom Curran, we have some domestic players who have has also joined the team. Lukman Meriwala has done very well the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. It will be a great experience for the other young people, who came, “Iyer said in a statement released by the franchise.

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Even though the Delhi capitals have covered all their bases, the skipper had insisted that the IPL 2021 will test for his side.

“This is going to be a challenge because if you look at the other teams, they also framed their teams in a pretty unique way and obviously the core and strength was pretty similar for all the teams. The IPL may surprise you at any moment in time and I feel this season is going to be more exciting, ”he said.

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