Delhi Giants

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Delhi Giants
Personnel
CaptainSri Lanka Marvan Atapattu
CoachIndia Madan Lal
Overseas player(s)Marvan Atapattu (Sri Lanka), Dale Benkenstein (South Africa), Niall O'Brien (Ireland), Taufeeq Umar (Pakistan), Paul Nixon (England), Shane Bond (New Zealand)
Team information
Founded2007

Delhi Giants (formerly Delhi Jets until the 2008 Edelweiss 20's Challenge) was one of the nine teams played in the now-defunct Indian Cricket League (ICL). This team represents the Indian capital city, New Delhi, India and its captain is Marvan Atapattu, former skipper of Sri Lanka.[1][2]

Players[edit]

The squad announced for the inaugural tournament comprises five international cricketers. Delhi Giants had a well-balanced team with international-level players such as Atapattu as captain and experienced players like Paul Nixon and Taufeeq Umar; and local talent from various parts of India.

Former team[edit]

Coach - Madan Lal

Coach[edit]

The coach for this Delhi Giants team is former Indian international Madan Lal.

Previous performance[edit]

Tournament Placement
ICL 20-20 Indian Championship 2007–08 3rd place
2008 Indian Cricket League 50s Winners
ICL 20s Grand Championship 2007–08 5th place
2008 Indian Cricket League 20-20 Domestic Tournament 4th place
2008 Indian Cricket League 20-20 Indian Championship, 2008/09 6th place

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rediff staff (14 November 2007). "ICL announces team lists". Rediff. Retrieved 14 November 2007.
  2. ^ Cricinfo staff (14 November 2007). "IPlayer roster for six teams finalised". Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 November 2007.