"Last Benchers": Delhi Capitals Team Photo Spoiled By The Players

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 Delhi Capitals Team Photo Spoiled By The Players

Delhi Capitals had a few distractions before they could get a team picture clicked.© Delhi Capitals/Twitter

The mischief mongers, led by skipper Shreyas Iyer, at Delhi Capitals (DC) had a field day during a team grouping as Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada and Ravichandran Ashwin did their own sweet things to photo bomb a team picture and everyone was better off for the laughter. Ashwin and Rabada started off by playing around with assistant coach Mohammad Kaif before Iyer and Dhawan went overboard with impromptu dance moves and gestures that threw Ashwin off guard. The flummoxed off-spinner could only afford a smile in the end as he saw two of his teammates in their elements. Delhi Capitals had an apt caption for the caricature: “Last benchers as soon as the teacher turns toward the blackboard.”

Last benchers as soon as the teacher turns toward the blackboard #Dream11IPL #YehHaiNayiDilli @SevensStadium pic.twitter.com/YfsZH4tvZI

— Delhi Capitals (Tweeting from ) (@DelhiCapitals) September 16, 2020

DC finished third in IPL 2019 and narrowly missed out on their maiden IPL final after losing to Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 2. 

Coached by Ricky Ponting, Delhi go into IPL 2020 with a power-packed top order with the likes of Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant and Shimron Hetmyer in the squad. 

Ashwin, Amit Mishra and Axar Patel form the spin troika for Delhi while Rabada and Ishant Sharma will lead the pace attack. 

Delhi play their first IPL game on September 20 against Kings XI Punjab in Dubai. 


IPL has been moved out of India to the UAE due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic back home. 

IPL 2020 begins on September 19 when defending champions Mumbai Indians take on Chennai Super Kings.

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