IPL 2022: Delhi Capitals ropes in Ajit Agarkar as Assistant Coach

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IPL franchise Delhi Capitals recently announced that they have appointed the former Indian pacer Ajit Agarkar as the team’s new assistant coach. Agarkar is set to work with Australia legend Ricky Ponting who is the franchise’s head coach and try to guide their team to lift this year’s IPL trophy.

Ajit Agarkar joins Delhi Capitals

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Agarkar is set to join the Delhi Capitals coaching team comprising of Ponting, Pravin Amre (assistant coach) and another former Australian cricketer James Hopes (bowling coach).

“I am very excited to be part of Delhi Capitals squad for this season,” Agarkar said  on the development. “I have been lucky enough to be a player and to be returning in a different capacity. It’s obviously very exciting.”

“We have a young and terrific squad led by one of the most talented players in the world – Rishabh Pant. And the coach Ricky Ponting has been a legend of the game. Looking forward to working with them, can’t wait to get started and creating some special memories,” he added.

Agarkar has been tallied in 288 wickets in ODIs and 58 Test wickets. In the IPL, He has represented Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils as player. In the 2022 edition, DC will be led by Rishabh Pant who guided the franchise to their first ever IPL final in 2020 before top-of-the-table finish in the following season.

DC have spent 47.4 crore in buying 20 players at the IPL mega auction earlier this month after having retained Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Anrich Nortje and Axar Patel.

Check out the full Delhi Capitals Squad below:

Prithvi Shaw, Anrich Nortje, Rishabh Pant (c), Axar Patel, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Shardul Thakur, Mustafizur Rahman, Kuldeep Yadav, Ashwin Hebbar, Sarfaraz Khan, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, KS Bharat, Mandeep Singh, Khaleel Ahmed, Chetan Sakariya, Lalit Yadav, Ripal Patel, Yash Dhull, Rovman Powell, Pravin Dubey, Lungi Ngidi, Tim Seifert, Vicky Ostwal

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