Warner has made SRH the champion in 2016
Under his captaincy, in 2016, Sunrisers Hyderabad won the title by defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore, captained by Virat Kohli. However, times changed and he was ousted by the same franchise. Well, he is the joint 5th most successful captain in IPL history in terms of matches won in IPL.
Delhi has to play the first match against Lucknow
According to a report in ESPNCricinfo, star Australian opener David Warner will captain the team for the 2023 season. He has captained a total of 69 matches so far and has won 35 of them. He lost 32 matches as captain and two matches were tied. Warner is a dashing captain and there are many match winning players in the team. In such a situation, Delhi can win its first title. Delhi will begin their campaign this season against Lucknow Super Giants on April 1 at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.
IPL will be held at 12 places
It is noteworthy that this year’s IPL will take place across 12 venues in India and will return to its original home-and-away format for the first time since the 2019 edition. The last three seasons of IPL were either shifted to UAE or played at select venues in India due to COVID-19 and logistical reasons. But now that the fear of Covid-19 has gone away, the players will get a chance to play in front of their home crowd.
CSK and GT will clash on March 31
The season will begin on March 31 with the first match between defending champions Gujarat Titans and four-time champions Chennai Super Kings at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Let us tell you that 25-year-old Pant was badly injured in an unfortunate road accident on December 30 last year. Because of this, he is out of cricket for an indefinite period.
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