(Last Updated on : 27/03/2012)
Delhi cricket players consists of some superb performers like Virender Sehwag
, Akash Chopra
, Ajay Jadeja
, Gautam Gambhir
and many more. These players have given brilliant performances in International cricket apart from their remarkable performance in the domestic cricket. Delhi
being the capital of India has attracted many cricketers from other neighbouring states also. For example, Rahul Sanghvi joined the Delhi Cricket team coming from Gujarat
; Akash Chopra came from Agra, Uttar Pradesh; Sarandeep Singhfrom Amritsar, Punjab; Mithun Manhas from Jammu and even Ajay Jadeja is basically from Jamnagar, Gujarat. All these brilliant players from various parts of the country joined the Delhi Cricket team and made it one of the strongest and powerful team of the country.
With these players in the team, Delhi Cricket team has played in many domestic competitions. This team is one of the First-class cricket team, which has won the Ranji Trophytournament 6 times and have been runners-up for 7 times. The home ground of Delhi Cricket team is Feroz Shah Kotla. While playing for the Duleep and Deodhar Trophy, Delhi comes under the North Zone team. Delhi Cricket player's appearance in the Irani Trophy had mixed results. They lost to the Rest of India side 3 times and won twice.
Few of the potential and renowned Delhi Cricket player's are-
Abhinav Bali is a left-handed batsman and also a slow left-arm orthodox bowler of Delhi Cricket team. Abhinav Bali started his First-class Cricket career against Andhra Pradesh at Roshanara Club Ground at Delhi in the year 2004-05. Bali has played in 7 First-class matches and his total score is 179 runs.
Ajay Jadeja is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium pacer of Delhi Cricket team who has played for team India and captained the team in 13 One Day International matches. Jadeja has also played for Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir and Rajasthan Cricket Association President's XI.
Amit Bhandari is a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium bowler of Delhi Cricket team. Amit Bhandari made his First-class match debut against Jammu and Kashmir team at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi in 1997-98.
Kunal Lal is a left-handed batsman of Delhi Cricket team.
Mithun Manhas is the wicketkeeper of Delhi cricket team, who also plays as an all-rounder in the team.
Rajat Bhatia is a right-handed batsman of Delhi cricket team. Bhatia has played for Tamil Nadu and North Zone Cricket team. Rajat Bhatia debuted in the First-class matches in the 2000-01 seasons, against Colombo District Association, SSC team in Colombo. Bhatia has played 44 First-class matches and has scored total 2509 runs with an average of 45.62.
Sarandeep Singh is a right-handed batsman of Delhi Cricket team, who has also played for team India and Punjab Cricket team.
Varun Kumar is the wicketkeeper of Delhi Cricket team, who is also a right-handed batsman.
Abhishek Sharma is a right-handed batsman and a leg-break bowler of Delhi Cricket team. Sharma began his First-class Cricket career in 1999-2000 against Rajasthan Cricket team at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi. Abhishek Sharma has played in overall 13 First-class matches and has a total score of 203 runs.
Akash Chopra is a right-handed batsman of Delhi Cricket team and played in team India as an opener in many matches.
Gautam Gambhir is a left-handed batsman and a leg-break bowler of Indian Cricket team, who started his Cricket career from Delhi cricket team. Gautam Gambhir has played for the India Red, Indian Board President's XI and Rajasthan Cricket Association President's XI.
Mayank Tehlan is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm off-break bowler of Delhi Cricket team who is an all-rounder player in the team. Tehlan is a middle-order batsman and is one of the older members of the Indian Under-19 World Cup squad. Mayank Tehlan is the cousin of Cricketer Virender Sehwag.
Rahul Sanghvi is a left-handed batsman of Delhi Cricket team who has also played for team India and been a Railway Cricket player.
Sanjay Gill is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium pacer of Delhi Cricket team. Gill debuted in the First-class match against Rajasthan at Feroz Shah Kotla in 1999- 2000. He has played 22 First-class matches and the total score of Sanjay Gill in these matches is 231 runs He has also played for Rajasthan Cricket Association President's XI also.
Shikhar Dhawan is a left-handed opening batsman of Cricket team of Delhi.