Friday, 14 May 2021 08:03 GMT

India- IPL 2021: Steven Smith returns to Delhi Capitals XI

(MENAFN - NewsBytes) The action shifts to Wankhede as Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings lock horns in the second match of double-header Sunday.

Star batsman Steven Smith has been included in the DC XI.

Smith was bought by the Capitals after Rajasthan Royals released him, considering his a lackluster performance in 2020.

The Aussie batsman will provide stability at the top.

Here is the complete team news.

In this article A look at the Playing XI of DC Here is the Playing XI of PBKS #dc-vs-pbks look-at-the-changes, DC vs PBKS: A look at the changes
  • Information A look at the Playing XI of DC
  • DC Playing XI: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Steven Smith, Rishabh Pant (captain and wicket-keeper), Marcus Stoinis, Lalit Yadav, Chris Woakes, R Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan and Lukman Meriwala

  • Information Here is the Playing XI of PBKS
  • PBKS Playing XI: KL Rahul (wicket-keeper and captain), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Jhye Richardson, Jalaj Saxena, Mohammed Shami, Riley Meredith and Arshdeep Singh.

  • Teams DC vs PBKS: A look at the changes
  • Australian batsman Smith, who was released by Rajasthan Royals after the last season, makes his debut for Delhi Capitals.

    Left-arm fast bowler Lukman Meriwala also gets a game. He starred for runners-up Baroda in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy earlier this year.

    Meanwhile, Punjab Kings have also made a change.

    They have drafted all-rounder Jalaj Saxena in place of M Ashwin.

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