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Delhi Capitals captain Meg Lanning needs to deliver gamers collectively at Women’s Premier League

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India Today Sports Desk

Australia’s World Cup and Commonwealth Games-winning captain Meg Lanning has been named to steer Delhi Capitals within the forthcoming Women’s Premier League (WPL).

New Delhi,UPDATED: Mar 2, 2023 15:07 IST

Meg Lanning will lead Delhi Capitals in WPL. (Photo: DC)

By India Today Sports Desk: Australia’s five-time World Cup-winning captain Meg Lanning mentioned that she needs to deliver gamers collectively because the skipper of Delhi Capitals.

Lanning was named the captain of Delhi Capitals for the forthcoming Women’s Premier League (WPL), starting March 4. The Delhi-based franchise picked India’s Jemimah Rodrigues as their vice captain.

“I feel proud to be a part of the Delhi Capitals and it’s a huge honour for me to be named captain,” mentioned Lanning, who led Australia to their record-extending sixth Women’s T20 World Cup glory on February 26 in South Africa.

“I am very much looking forward to bringing the team together and getting to know everyone. I can’t wait to get started.”

Meanwhile, Jemimah Rodrigues mentioned that ladies gamers had been dreaming in regards to the WPL for a really very long time and added that the whole Indian workforce received emotional whereas watching the first-ever public sale on February 13.

“We’ve been dreaming about this tournament for a very long time. The entire Indian team got emotional while watching the auction as the competition was finally happening. I am really looking forward to being part of the Delhi Capitals,” mentioned Rodrigues on the particular workforce launch occasion in Mumbai.

Delhi Capitals launched their girls’s squad on the workforce launch occasion. The members of the squad, accompanied by women from the Delhi Capitals Academy, had been felicitated by the Chairperson of the JSW Foundation – Sangita Jindal and Founder and Managing Director of Svamaan Financial Services – Anushree Jindal.

Delhi Capitals will start their marketing campaign in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore on the Brabourne Stadium on March 5 in Mumbai.

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Mar 2, 2023