Delhi Capitals Quiz

Delhi Capitals (formerly Delhi Daredevils) are yet to win the IPL and have reached the playoffs just four times in 12 seasons. Having said that, they currently possess one of the most exciting squads in the league. As a third-place finish last season showed, the future seems promising for the Delhi-based franchise. Here, we test your knowledge on the team from India’s capital.
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Only one player has won either the Orange Cap or the Purple Cap while playing for Delhi in the IPL. Who?
Morkel won the Purple Cap in 2012, having taken 25 wickets.
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Who, among the following cricketers, has never captained Delhi in the IPL?
Hopes captained Delhi in three matches in 2011, Nair in three matches in 2017 and Warner in two matches in 2013.
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In IPL 2008, who was Delhi’s highest wicket-taker?
Yo Mahesh took 16 wickets in the inaugural season of the IPL.
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Ahead of the 2020 IPL auction, Ravichandran Ashwin joined Delhi from Kings XI Punjab. Who was traded the other way – from the Capitals to Kings XI?
Suchith featured in just one match for DC last year and is now part of KXIP for the upcoming IPL season.
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Delhi have twice finished in first place after the completion of the IPL league stage – once in 2012. Which was the other season?
Delhi finished top during the league stage of IPL 2009.
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Ahead of the 2018 IPL auction, Delhi had retained three players. Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant were two. Who was the other player?
Morris was retained by Delhi for ₹7.1 cr while RTM cards were used to bring back Rabada and Shami during the auction.
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Delhi Capitals are co-owned by Jindal Steel Works (JSW). Which football team in the Indian Super League (ISL) do JSW own?
Bengaluru FC, established in 2013, have won the ISL once and the I-League twice.
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Two former Delhi players have played international cricket for Netherlands. One is Dirk Nannes. Who is the other?
Van der Merwe has played two ODIs and 30 T20Is for Netherlands after previously having represented South Africa in international cricket. He featured in 10 IPL matches for Delhi between 2011-13.
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In the 2008 IPL Under-19 Draft, Delhi got the first pick. Whom did they select ahead of Virat Kohli?
Sangwan went on to play 28 matches for Delhi and took 29 wickets. This year he is a net bowler for Delhi.
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Among the following former Delhi players, who hasn’t scored an IPL century for the franchise?
Jayawardene scored one IPL hundred, but that was in 2010 when he was part of Kings XI Punjab.
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