Delhi Daredevils have retained fourteen players including Nepal’s leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane ahead of the VIVO Indian Premier League 2019 player auction in December.
1⃣4⃣ Players Retained
1⃣0⃣ Players Released
— Delhi Daredevils (@DelhiDaredevils) November 15, 2018
Last year, during the auction, DD had acquired Lamichhane for a reported fee of around Indian Rupees 2 million. He had taken five wickets from three matches in the last edition.
DD retained nine domestic players — Shreyas Iyer (captain), Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Rahul Tewatia, Jayant Yadav and Manjot Kalra.
Likewise, DD retained five overseas players — Colin Munro, Trent Boult (New Zealand), Kagiso Rabada, Chris Morris (South Africa) and Sandeep Lamichhane (Nepal).
— Sandeep Lamichhane (@IamSandeep25) November 16, 2018
Similarly, DD traded Vijay Shankar, Abishek Sharma and Shahbaz Nadeem to Sunrisers Hyderabad for Shikhar Dhawan.
Meanwhile, DD released 10 players — Gautam Gambhir, Jason Roy, Junior Dala, Liam Plunkett, Mohammed Shami, Sayan Ghosh, Daniel Christian, Glenn Maxwell, Gurkeerat Singh Mann and Naman Ojha.