Breaking news of the day from Indian Premier League is that Gautam Gambhir steps down from captaincy role for Delhi Daredevils.
Gautam Gambhir who was not retained by Kolkata Knight Riders and not even picked by in Auction was picked by Delhi Daredevils.
And as expected Gautam Gambhir appointed as captain for this season. Gautam Gambhir who led Kolkata Knight Riders was expected to perform better as captain and to make something changes in fortune of Delhi Daredevils this season.
But this time also even after appointing as captain Gautam Gambhir as captain Delhi Daredevils’s fortune didn’t change and they are on the last spot in thr points table.
Delhi Daredevils played 6 games under Gautam captaincy and lost 5 games just won 1 games.
After this result from his team Gautam Gambhir decided to step down from captaincy role and Delhi Daredevils appointed Shreyas Iyer as new captain for the rest of the season.
.@GautamGambhir steps down as captain of DD.
Shreyas Iyer will be taking over the reigns as captain!
— Delhi Daredevils (@DelhiDaredevils) April 25, 2018
After stepping down from captaincy role Gautam clarify about his decision.
True, that I’ve stepped down from DD captaincy. Just to clarify it was my call, nothing from the management or coaching staff. I may not be leading from the front but I will be the last man standing for @DelhiDaredevils. No individual bigger than d team. Very much a #DilDIlli
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) April 25, 2018
Now it will be interesting to see how Iyer will lead his team.