The Men in Blue saw their rise heavily under the captaincy of Sourav Ganguly. The same case happened with Australia when they were captained by Ricky Ponting. Both of them were aggressive which worked in favor of their respective teams.
Whenever they met each other on the field, it was a treat to watch them battle. Now the fans will be grateful to watch them work together under the same roof. They will share the dressing room for the IPL franchise Delhi Capitals.
DC have appointed Ganguly as their advisor for the upcoming IPL season. They confirmed the news via their official Twitter handle on Thursday. Now Ponting and Ganguly will device strategies for them against their opposition. It will be interesting to see how the duo share their chemistry and how the team benefits from it.
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Delhi begin their campaign against Mumbai
Youngster Shreyas Iyer will once again lead the franchise. They will begin their IPL campaign against three-times champions Mumbai Indians on March 24. Will the appointment of advisor Ganguly, Delhi will hope to win their maiden IPL title this season.
The previous season for the franchise was a total mess. Local boy Gautam Gambhir led the team at first. but because of failures he stepped down from the mantle in the middle of the season.
Shreyas Iyer was handed the role of the captain but things didn’t change much. After the end of 14 matches, they finished at the bottom of the league. This season they even changed their name from Delhi Daredevils to Delhi Capitals. They would now hope to at least qualify for the playoffs and mark a new beginning.