IPL 2023: David Warner set to lead Delhi Capitals in absence of Rishabh Pant

David Warner has been named captain of the Delhi Capitals for the IPL 2023.

David Warner, the explosive Australian opener, is all set to lead Delhi Capitals in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 in the absence of regular skipper Rishabh Pant. The left-hander, who has been a vital cog in the Delhi Capitals set-up in the last year, is expected to bring his experience and leadership skills to the fore as he takes on the mantle of captaincy.

Warner is a proven leader, having captained Sunrisers Hyderabad to the IPL title in 2016. He is known for his aggressive style of leadership and has a track record of making bold decisions on the field. His approach to the game is sure to rub off on his teammates, and he will undoubtedly be looking to inspire his side to play with a similar level of intensity.

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The Delhi Capitals have been one of the most consistent teams in the IPL over the last few years, and the addition of Warner as captain will only add to their firepower. He is a prolific run-scorer in T20 cricket and has a strike rate of over 140 in the IPL. His experience of playing in the Indian conditions will also come in handy as he leads a team that has some exciting young talent.