Delhi Capitals, the IPL franchise co-owned by the JSW and GMR groups have revealed the first look of their official jersey for the 2019 IPL season, with an innovative promotional video for the tournament in collaboration with Star Sports, the official broadcasters of the competition.
The video features Delhi Capitals star, the young and dashing wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, challenging his idol, the legendary MS Dhoni, ahead of Season 12 of the IPL. Inspired by the image of the tigers it its team logo, the vibrant new Delhi Capitals jersey features distinct stripes, resonating the ferocious spirit of its new team. The new kit features two colours – red that stands for the aggression, energy, passion, power and determination, and blue which shows the depth, stability, wisdom, confidence and faith.
Captain of Delhi Capitals, Shreyas Iyer, expressed his delight at the thought of stepping out on the field in the new kit. “We take great pride in wearing the new kit of Delhi Capitals. The brand new look supplements our renewed ambition of winning the title this season. These are exciting times for everyone associated with Delhi Capitals, and I am sure the fans will love supporting the team in the new blue and red,” said the 24-year-old.
Local lad, Shikhar Dhawan, could not hide his excitement of donning the new colours of Delhi Capitals. He said, “It is a new adventure for me personally as I come back to the city and represent Delhi Capitals after spending 10 seasons away. It is a city that I have always called home and I am really excited to start the new season in these colours which represent the true spirit of the city.”
The Delhi Capitals will be seen on the field in their brand new jerseys for the first time on the 24th of March when they take on Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium.