#Delhi Capitals

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Tom Curran was picked by the Delhi capitals for Rs 5.25 crore in the 2021 auction. (Photo credit: Twitter/TomCurran)

  • Tom Curran has played 28 T20Is, picking 26 wickets at an economy rate of 9.31 rpo
  • The 26-year-old played for Rajasthan Royals last year and dismissed nine batsmen in 11 games
  • England's Chris Woakes also made a debut for the Capitals

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
IPL 2021 is scheduled to take place between April 11 and June 6, 2021. (Photo credit: Instagram/@iplt20)

  • Auctions for Indian Premier League 2021 took place on Thursday in Chennai
  • Top performing palyers raked up huge prices in the auctions
  • A total of 57 players were sold in the auction

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
A total of 57 players were sold for over Rs 145 crore in the mini-auction held in Chennai on Thursday. (Photo credit: Twitter/@IPL)

  • Steve Smith was the first big buy of the auction, with the Delhi Capitals paying Rs 2.2 crore for the Australian batsman
  • The Royal Challengers Bangalore acquired New Zealand's Kyle Jamieson for Rs 15 crore
  • The Punjab Kings signed Australia's Jhye Richardson for Rs 14 crore

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
The Delhi Capitals have signed star Australian batter Steve Smith for Rs 2.2 crore for the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League. (PTI Photo)

  • The Delhi Capitals have signed Indian express pacer Umesh Yadav for his base price of Rs 1 crore 
  • Their most expensive buy was English all-rounder Tom Curran for Rs 5.25 crore  
  • They bought English wicketkeeper-batsman Sam Billings for Rs 2 crore

The mini auction for the upcoming Indian Premier League will be held on February 18 in Chennai. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@IPL)

  • A total of 1,114 players had registered for the upcoming auction
  • The final list includes 164 Indian and 125 overseas players, including three from associate nations
  • The eight franchises have 61 slots to fill, with Royal Challengers Bangalore having the highest number of vacancies with 13

Veterans such as Lasith Malinga, Steve Smith, and Glenn Maxwell have been released from their respective clubs. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@mipaltan)

  • IPL 2021 would mark the 14th edition of the league
  • So far no official decision have been taken regarding the nature of the tournament in terms of in-person attendance
  • A total of 57 players have been released by the eight teams

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Daniel Sams played only three matches for the Delhi Capitals in IPL 2020. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@DelhiCapitals)

  • Delhi Capitals retained 19 players and released six
  • RCB retained 12 players and released 10
  • The deadline for the confirming retained and released players ends on January 21

.Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma celebrates after winning the final cricket match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 against Delhi Capitals, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. (PTI Photo)

  • Rohit Sharma said it was his bowlers who set up the crushing win over Delhi Capitals
  • Jayant Yadav dismissed the in-form Shikhar Dhawan to leave Delhi Capitals reeling at 22 for three
  • Mumbai sailed home in 18.4 overs and with five wickets in hand

.Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Rajasthan Royals player Jofra Archer during IPL 2020 cricket match against Royal Challengers Bangalore, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • At an economy rate of 6.55, Archer took 20 wickets this IPL season
  • Archer's bowling strike rate of 16.70 was amongst the best in this season
  • The Rajasthan Royals' pacer scored 113 runs in his 10 innings with a strike rate of 179.36

.Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Mumbai Indians lifted their fifth IPL trophy. (Photo Credit: Opoyi)

  • Skipper Rohit Sharma led the batting with a knock of 68 off 51 balls
  • Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Capitals in all four matches this season
  • Trent Boult took opener Marcus Stoinis with the first ball