'Each of us will look to carry out our roles and also back our captain' - Delhi Capitals' speedster Ishant Sharma opens up on playing under David Warner's leadership

Delhi Capitals will take on Lucknow Super Giants in their tournament opener.

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Ishant Sharma, Delhi Daredevils
Ishant Sharma. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

With less than two weeks to go for the TATA IPL 2023, a few of the Delhi Capitals players got together for a pre-season camp in New Delhi on Friday. 

Speaking ahead of the 16th season, speedster Ishant Sharma said, "We have a lot of young talent in our squad. Chetan Sakariya, Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Khaleel Ahmed are really good players. We have Aman Khan as well, who is a very good prospect for the future."

David Warner has been announced as the Captain of the Delhi Capitals in the absence of Rishabh Pant for this year's IPL. When asked about Warner's appointment, Ishant said, "David Warner is a very experienced player and he has captained in IPL before. Each of us will look to carry out our roles and also back our Captain."

The fast bowler also spoke about Head Coach Ricky Ponting and DC Director of Cricket Sourav Ganguly's impact on the squad, "Ricky Ponting has been very good for the side. He helps us with every aspect of our lives. He makes everyone feel a part of the Delhi Capitals family. Sourav Ganguly's experience as a cricketer will also help us a lot."

The Delhi Capitals will take on Lucknow Super Giants in their first game of IPL 2023 on Saturday, 01 April 2023.

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