IPL 2018: Gautam Gambhir steps down as Delhi Daredevils skipper

U-19 World Cup winning captain Prithvi Shaw failed to impress

After a poor start in the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018, senior Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday made a decision to step down as the captain of the team. The former Kolkata Knight Riders captain had requested the two-time Champions not to retain him at the mega-auctions expressing his desire to captain his hometown for the 2018 season.

Daredevils coach Ricky Ponting, CEO Hemant Dua, outgoing captain Gambhir held a press conference at the Feroz Shah Kotla to announce the new captain of the team.

This content is restricted to site members.

Gautam Gambhir has stepped down from the post of DD captain. I may not be leading from the front but I will be the last man standing for @DelhiDaredevils.

NFL Draft Order: Every Jets draft pick in each round
Of the team's 11 first-round selections since 2012, only four are still with the team - and three were selected past year . Furthermore, he's had to answer questions about his dedication to the sport. "I think he's going first overall".

Gambhir said it was entirely his decision to step down as captain after his poor performance.

Delhi Daredevils have slid to last in the table.

In six matches, Gambhir has figured out how to score only 85 runs, which incorporates 55 that he scored against Kings XI Punjab in Delhi's opening match of the season in Mohali.

Needing 144 to win, Delhi failed to build partnerships on regular intervals and ended up losing the match by four runs despite Shreyas Iyer's valiant 45-ball 57.

Xiaomi Mi 6X (Mi A2) teased in images again before upcoming launch
We've known about the device for a few weeks now, but the Xiaomi Mi 6X has finally been revealed by the Chinese manufacturer. The backside of the phone features u-shaped antenna lines on the top and bottom edges like the predecessor Xiaomi Mi 5X .

When asked about his thoughts on his immediate future with the Daredevils, Gambhir said: "It's too early for me to decide on that".

Gambhir added that he was "taking responsibility being the leader of the ship" and said that his successor Iyer "will do a very good job" as the captain. No individual bigger than d team.

"I just got the news today afternoon, I wasn't thinking much about it".

To the extent Gambhir is concerned - with the weight of captaincy off him now - he will look turn his conform to for the great and get among the keeps running for the rest of the season. "I'll make sure the guys work hard and are well prepared", he added.

Is It Time To Buy Stock? Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG)
Taking current value along prior value is a smoothing technique similar to that used in calculating an exponential moving average. On the surface, it seems as though the higher/lower the 50-day moving average goes, the more bullish/bearish the market is.

Related News:

  • Mehbooba Govt okays Ordinance awarding death for children's rapists

    Mehbooba Govt okays Ordinance awarding death for children's rapists

    The Centre had also approved an ordinance to amend the Protection of Children From Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act only last week. In cases of the rape of a girl below the age of 16, the cabinet increased the minimum punishment to 20 years from 10 years.
    Modi may need an alliance to rule southern Indian state: opinion poll

    Modi may need an alliance to rule southern Indian state: opinion poll

    Facing flak, BJP state spokesperson Vivek Reddy said a "compromise has been struck" to win the constituency. Party ditched congress in middle of Congress's tenure ans the state had to go to the elections again.
    How to download your user data from Instagram

    How to download your user data from Instagram

    Do you plan on downloading your Instagram data? Instagram users who wish to download their data can access the feature here. While WhatsApp's support page says that account reports will be available approximately 3 days after the date requested.
  • Tesla Motors INC (TSLA) Stake Maintained by Bamco Inc

    Every trading day indicate diverse behavior and trends about Tesla, Inc . ( NASDAQ : TSLA ) stock has decreased in price by 2.69%. The Highfields Capital Management Lp holds 287,368 shares with $89.47 million value, up from 250,000 last quarter.
    Facebook explains what information it shares with advertisers

    Facebook explains what information it shares with advertisers

    Throughout, the post - penned by Rob Goldman, vice president of ads at Facebook - stresses the importance of ads to Facebook. Our product is social media - the ability to connect with the people that matter to you, wherever they are in the world.
    Seattle home values up 85% since 2012, report finds

    Seattle home values up 85% since 2012, report finds

    That time period represented 182 months of national increases, when prices averaged a 6.1 percent gain annually. Construction of new for-sale homes remains slow and has done little to help meet demand.
  • Top NFL Prospect Announces Birth Of Daughter Two Days Before Draft

    Top NFL Prospect Announces Birth Of Daughter Two Days Before Draft

    But Elway maintains the top skill he's looking for in a quarterback is the ability to "win it from the pocket". Amongst FBS defenses, the Big 12 had the fewest teams listed in the top-50 with just three in 2017.
    Meek Mill Attends Sixers' Game 5, Rings Ceremonial Bell

    Meek Mill Attends Sixers' Game 5, Rings Ceremonial Bell

    Mill has said he was badly beaten during the 2008 arrest and placed a bloody mugshot of himself as the cover of his "DC4" mixtape. Before playing in Super Bowl LII, the Philadelphia Eagles trotted onto the field to the tune of "Dreams and Nightmares".
    F-16C fighter jet crashes in Arizona after missing runway

    F-16C fighter jet crashes in Arizona after missing runway

    According to officials, flying operations at Luke Air Force Base resumed Tuesday afternoon after pausing for several hours. An interim safety investigation board has been established for the incident and will conduct a full investigation.
  • EnLink Midstream (NYSE:ENLC) PT Set at $14.00 by Seaport Global Securities

    On Tuesday, January 16 the stock of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) has "Hold" rating given by RBC Capital Markets. The ratio is negative due to MMP positioning: 35 sold and 186 reduced. 49 funds amassed holdings and 118 increased holdings.
    United Nations  warns of growing nuclear weapons threat

    United Nations warns of growing nuclear weapons threat

    Saying that Iran welcomes the Europeans' approach towards the nuclear deal, he said that this does not mean Iran "pays ransom" to them.
    Nintendo Switch Has Been Hacked, and Anyone Can Do It

    Nintendo Switch Has Been Hacked, and Anyone Can Do It

    Hacker group Fail0verflow has come up with a solution for that and has introduced a small device that can short the required pin. A newly discovered hardware exploit allows for the execution of arbitrary code on devices powered by Nvidia's Tegra processors.


Most liked

Is the Apple iPhone X dead?
And more than a third of the respondents claimed that the iPhone X which starts at $999 (Rs. 89,000 in India) is too expensive. Further, according to the report, Apple is working on introducing better water resistance features in the new iPhone models.

Fortis on sale: IHH, Radiant life care file fresh bids
Fortis's management has formed an advisory committee to look into offers that are "binding" and "do not require due diligence". Chinese firm Fosun Health Holdings and KKR-backed Radiant Life Care had also made non-binding expression of interests in FHL.

New Solo: A Star Wars Story character posters bring the crew together
While Ehrenreich's contract doesn't guarantee that we'll see more of his Han Solo , it's exciting to know that Lucasfilm might at least be interested in using the character again.

Luxembourg drops two places in global press freedom ranking
In its annual index report , Reporters Without Borders (RWB) rank 180 countries with respect to freedom accorded to journalists. The U.S. slipped two places to rank 45th out of the 180 countries assessed by the RSF.

Ranbir Kapoor's Sanju Poster Inspired Memes Will Leave You ROFLing
You may also like: Can Films Make an Impact? As filmmakers and writers, we are very greedy. Sanju is a fearless guy, no actor would open up about his life.

At Tribeca, the night belongs to Patti Smith and Bruce
Apple Music today released the new trailer for the feature documentary Horses: Patti Smith and her band. After the screening, the curtain rose and revealed Smith and her band.

United States backflip on Australian Ambassador appointment
Three U.S. officials confirmed the plan to nominate Harris, who was in Washington on Tuesday for a Senate committee hearing on his Australia nomination.

WR prospect Antonio Callaway tested positive for marijuana at combine
According to Callaway's new agent, Malki Kawa, Callaway submitted a diluted drug test in Indianapolis. He accepted a pre-trial intervention, which will scrub the felony charges from his record.

Milind Soman-Ankita Konwar's marital bliss begins with 'I Love You' message
Newlyweds Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar can not stop gushing about each other since they got married on Sunday. In the past as well, Milind had shared pictures of himself with Ankita, without the fear of social media hate.

Street Analysts View On Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), Qudian Inc. (QD)
Cornerstone Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Corp reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O). Perhaps, that suggests something about why 0.14% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.

HMD Global officially launch Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 7 Plus in Kenya
The Nokia 7 Plus also has the Nokia-pioneered "Bothie" feature which allows users to use the front and back camera simultaneously. The Nokia X6 is expected to arrive with Android 8.0 Oreo and could be priced starting at ¥1599.

'Film industry provides livelihood to girls': Choreographer Saroj Khan defends casting couch
According to her, everyone and everywhere, people take advantage of women, so it's unfair to single out the film industry. Casting Couch came to light in Hollywood with actresses there exposing Harvey Weinstein and many more.

Hot Performers : Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX), ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)
The institutional investor owned 151,698 shares of the oil and gas company's stock after selling 2,700 shares during the period. This based on a 1.0-5.0 numeric scale where Rating Scale: 1.00 Strong Buy, 2.00 Buy, 3.00 Hold, 4.00 Sell, 5.00 Strong Sell.

Trump Using His Personal Cell Phone More Often to Contact Outside Advisers
French first lady Brigitte Macron wore a cream full-length gown by Louis Vuitton with long sleeves and gold details. Former President Barack Obama had more than 330 guests at his first state dinner, which honored India.

Anticipated $0.27 EPS for Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) on May, 4
State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys stated it has 0.58% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) will release its earnings data after the market closes on Monday, April 30th.