The Indian Premier League has many offerings to fans aside from entertainment. The league continues to do innovations that attract fans. Delhi Capitals is among those franchises who sailed through the misfortune of not lifting the trophy till now in the Indian Premier League. The franchise was renamed from Delhi Daredevils to Delhi Capitals.
The Delhi Capitals that was formerly known as the Delhi Daredevils are headquartered in Delhi. The franchise is jointly owned by the GMR Group and the JSW Group. Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi serves as the team’s home field. The team’s coach is Ricky Ponting. The Capitals made their first IPL final in 2020.
The Delhi Capital mascot is a cartoon Lion named Leo. Leo, a cartoon lion, is the mascot of the Delhi Capitals and embodies the team’s ferocious competition. Throughout the team’s games, Leo may be seen entertaining the fans and motivating the players. The team’s followers, especially young fans, have grown to love the mascot.
A mascot is the signage of a particular team which signifies the good fortune of the team. Mascots are made up using animations and cartoons for all the teams in the Indian Premier League. The Leo named Lion showcases the team’s strength and brings a sense of the attention from fans’ perspective. Leo is also a Zodiac name that is associated with it. The mascot of DC, Leo has been made using blue and red colours which match the jersey of the Capitals.
A significant announcement has been made by the Delhi Capitals ahead of the IPL 2023 season. Axar Patel will serve as the team’s vice-captain this coming season, with David Warner serving as the team’s captain. Rishabh Pant’s resignation as captain earlier this year prompted the change.
Despite being a solid team in the Indian Premier League, Delhi Capitals has failed to mark the tournament trophy to its name.