Delhi Daredevils, Rajasthan Royals gear up for the DLF IPL second match

Delhi Daredevils, led by Virender Sehwag, takes on the Rajasthan Royals, led by Shane Warne, on its home turf Delhi, on April 19, 2008. Described by many as the worst team on paper, Delhi Daredevils seems to have an advantage over Rajasthan Royals with a great fielding side and more pinchhitters. Delhi Daredevils The Delhi [...]

IPL teams rope in celebrities for promotion

It all started when Shah Rukh Khan (Kolkata Knight Riders) and Preity Zinta (Mohali) became IPL franchise owners. The rest of the team owners immediately realised the marketing and publicity potential of having Bollywood (or Tollywood) actors associated with them, and went about star-hunting. The Indian film fraternity is being actively woed by the franchises [...]

Akshay Kumar is brand ambassador of Delhi IPL team

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has been roped in as the brand ambassador of the IPL Delhi team, continuing the film industry‚Äôs association with the Twenty20 tournament. “I belong to Delhi and this my team. I always like cricket and I am a firm believer in sportsman spirit,” said Akhsay Kumar. The Bollywood action and comic [...]

Delhi Daredevils IPL team updates, team composition, sponsors etc.

This is the Delhi Daredevils team composition as it stands on 18 March 2008. Virender Sehwag (Captain) Daniel Vettori Mohammad Asif Shoaib Malik Dinesh Karthik AB de Villiers Farveez Maharoof Tillakaratne Dilshan Gautam Gambhir Manoj Tiwary Glenn McGrath Rajat Bhatia Shikhar Dhawan Mithun Manhas Mayank Tehlan Pradeep Sangwan Brett Geeves GMR Sports, owner of the [...]