IPL 2018 : 5 Key Indian players for Delhi Daredevils
IPL 2018 will be the eleventh edition of the Indian Premier League. The league has completely transformed cricket in India both in terms of quality and popularity.
In every season, a number of young and highly talented Indian players use the IPL as a platform to enter the Indian cricket team.
Delhi Daredevils are yet to win the coveted IPL trophy.
The franchise has a huge fan base, especially in the northern part of India.They are known to play an aggressive brand of cricket that is highly attractive to watch.
They bank heavily on local Indian talent and invest heavily in young Indian players. The Delhi outfit have picked up some good Indian players from the player auction for IPL 2018 to further empower this tradition.
Here, we look at five Indian players who will play a key role for the Delhi Daredevils in this year's IPL:
#1 Mohammed Shami
Mohammed Shami has been surrounded by a lot of controversies lately. However, the right arm pacer has been cleared by the BCCI to play in the IPL.
Shami will have a tough task to focus entirely on his cricket as the controversies that have jolted his personal life may play on his mind.
He is extremely talented and if he shows good form in IPL 2018, then the Delhi Daredevils' fans will have a lot to cheer about. He is crucial for the pace attack and his partnership with the likes of Kagiso Rabada could prove to be deadly.
He has played 39 matches in the IPL so far in which he has taken 18 wickets at an economy rate of 8.96 runs per over, his best figures being two wickets for 34 runs.