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Owner Deccan Chronicle
Home Ground Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium
Captain Captain VVS Laxman
Icon Player VVS Laxman
Coach Robin Singh
Team Value US$ 107.01 million

VVS Laxman abdicated the icon player tag in a bid to help franchisee Deccan Chronicle build a solid team, which was achieved with much success. The likes of Andrew Symonds, Adam Gilchrist and Shahid Afridi make it the team to look out for.

Andrew Symonds

Specialisation: Right hand batsman, Off-break
Nationality: Australian

RP Singh

Specialisation: Left-arm fast medium
Nationality: Indian

Rohit Sharma

Specialisation: Right hand batsman
Nationality: Indian

Adam Gilchrist

Specialisation: Left-hand batsman, wicketkeeper
Nationality: Australian

Shahid Afridi

Specialisation: Right hand batsman, Leg break googly
Nationality: Pakistani

Herschelle Gibbs

Specialisation: Right hand batsman
Nationality: South African

VVS Laxman (Captain)

Specialisation: Right hand batsman
Nationality: Indian

Chaminda Vaas

Specialisation: Left-arm fast medium, left hand batsman
Nationality: Sri Lankan

Scott Styris

Specialisation: Right hand batsman, Right-arm medium fast
Nationality: New Zealander

Nuwan Zoysa

Specialisation: Left-arm fast medium
Nationality: Sri Lankan

Chamara Silva

Specialisation: Right hand batsman
Nationality: Sri Lankan

Sanjay Bangar

Speciality: Right hand batsman, Right medium
Nationality: Indian

Y Venugopal Rao

Speciality: Right hand batsman, Off break
Nationality: Indian

N Arjun Yadav

Speciality: Right hand batsman, Right arm off break
Nationality: Indian

Dwaraka Ravi Teja

Speciality: Right hand batsman, Leg break googly
Nationality: Indian

Pragyan Ojha

Speciality: Left hand batsman, Left arm slow
Nationality: Indian

D Kalyankrishna

Speciality: Right hand batsman, Right arm medium fast
Nationality: Indian

P Vijay Kumar

Availability: Whole tournament
Nationality: Indian

Haladhar Das

Speciality: Right hand batsman, Wicketkeeper
Nationality: Indian

Sarvesh Kumar

Speciality: Right hand batsman, Right arm medium
Nationality: Indian

Robin Singh

Coach
Nationality: Indian

 

points table

Team P W L T NR PTS NRR
Delhi Daredevils 5 4 1 0 0 8 1.263
Chennai Superkings 5 4 1 0 0 8 0.743
Rajasthan Royals 5 4 1 0 0 8 0.525

match schedule

  • 5/3/2008Bangalore vs Hyderabad M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore - Karnataka Match 21
  • 5/3/2008Mohali vs Kolkata Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali - Chandigarh Match 22
  • 5/4/2008Mumbai vs Delhi Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai Match 23
  • 5/4/2008Jaipur vs Chennai Sawai Mansingh Stadium (Chogan Stadium), Jaipur Match 24
  • 5/5/2008Bangalore vs Mohali M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore - Karnataka Match 25