Himmat Singh appointed as new captain. “Yash is a terrific player who is out of form. We wanted him to do well as a batter, thus we freed him of leadership duties,” DDCA joint secretary Rajan Manchanda stated.
Following Delhi’s shocking defeat to Puducherry in the upcoming Ranji Trophy 2023-24 match at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, it declare that the 21-year-old batter Yash Dhull would replace as captain, and Himmat Singh will take over the team going forward.
Himmat Singh will captain Delhi when they play an away game against Jammu and Kashmir on January 12. Yash Dhull, the captain of India’s under-19 squad who won the World Cup in 2022, named Delhi’s captain in December 2022 and made a stunning century on his captaincy debut.
Himmat, who is six years older than Yash Dhull, has captaincy experience having served as stand-in skipper in the 21-year-old’s absence. It is also worth mentioning that Singh has 1174 runs at an average of 39.13. Moreover, he averaged 45.25 in 22 First Class games last season.
Yash is talented player but out of form, we want him to do well as batter: DDCA Joint Secretary
Speaking on Himmat Singh’s appointment and Yash Dhull’s dismissal as captain. Rajan Manchanda, joint secretary of the Delhi Cricket Association (DDCA). Stated that while Dhull a great player, he had been out of form for quite some time. As a result, the decision was made in the best interests of the side.
“Yash is a terrific player who is out of form. We wanted him to do well as a hitter, so we stripped him of captaincy duties. Himmat is our senior player who has done exceptionally well for us. “He will captain the side,” DDCA joint secretary Manchanda told ESPNcricinfo.
As for Delhi’s next Ranji Trophy game against Jammu and Kashmir, it has been confirm that Navdeep Saini and Ishant Sharma will not travel with the team because Saini has been nominated to the India A squad that will face England, while veteran Ishan Sharma will only be available for the team’s home games.
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