Delhi Capitals was founded in 2008 as Delhi Daredevils but soon changed its name to Delhi Capitals in December 2018 after the serious discussion of its co-owner and chairman. Delhi Capitals started its journey with great enthusiasm and successfully appeared first time in the finals of the Indian Premier League in 2020. All these years, from 2008 to 2018, as Delhi Daredevils, were very tough. Here are the top 10 best bowlers of Delhi Capitals-
1. Amit Mishra
Amit Mishra is one of the best leg-spinners of the Indian cricket team has ever produced. He is the most successful bowler but also one of the leading wicket-taker in the Delhi Capitals. Amit Mishra has been a part of the Delhi Capitals since the inaugural edition of the Indian Premier League and remains a crucial player in the Delhi Capitals. He managed to take 101 wickets to his name in 96 matches.
2. Morne Morkel
Morne Morkel is a South African fast bowler, who continued his stay with Delhi Daredevils. He has played 41 matches for Delhi Capitals between 2011 and 2013, has claimed 51 wickets.
3. Umesh Yadav
Umesh Yadav made his debut for Delhi Capitals in the 2010 season. Overall; he has played 51 matches for the Delhi Capitals team, he managed to take 47 wickets. He ranks third in the list of top 10 best bowlers of Delhi Capitals.
4. Chris Morris
Chris Morris has been outshined as a lethal force with the bat while playing down the order. Chris Morris has been part of the Delhi Capitals for four seasons. He has managed to take 41 wickets for the team. He made an outstanding contribution in his debut season for Delhi Capitals in the 2016 season. He has done some excellent performances for Delhi Capitals in all the years.
5. Shahbaz Nadeem
Shahbaz Nadeem played for Delhi Capitals for eight seasons between 2011 and 2018, which is a long time for any player. He took 40 wickets at an average of 37. He might not have been very good at wicket-taking but built pressure by not giving too many runs to any batsman.
6. Chris Woakes
Chris Woakes is a well-known wicket-taker; he is a lucky charm for any team he plays. He is not very good at batting, but he is impressive in taking a lot of wickets with the new ball, and he can bowl the tricky overs at the death. He has taken 25 wickets in 18 matches in his IPL career so far.
7. Ravichandran Ashwin
He finished with 13 wickets in 15 games for the Delhi Capitals in IPL 2020, with an exceptionally good economy rate. His adaptive capabilities helped him to become a strong player in IPL 2020 as Ashwin helped Delhi Capitals to get to the finals for the very first time. Many times he helped his team to play the playoffs.
8. Anrich Nortje
Initially, Anrich Nortje came to Delhi Capitals just as a replacement for Chris Woakes, but he outbursts as an excellent, pick as he managed to take 22 wickets in just 16 innings. He is very good at giving the quickest deliveries for the tournament.
9. Kagiso Rabada
Kagiso Rabada showed his dominance on the Indian Premier League by winning the purple cap for the IPL 2020 after taking 30 wickets in just 17 matches he played for Delhi Capitals. He has managed to take 61 wickets in the 35 IPL matches he has played.
10. Sandeep Lamichanne
Sandeep Lamichanne is a great player from Nepal; it is tough for him to play as many games because he is from an associate nation, Nepal. Sandeep played only two seasons for Delhi Capitals and successfully picked up 13 wickets from the nine matches that he has played in.