Delhi Capitals Sign Lizaad Williams as Harry Brook’s Replacement in IPL 2024

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Delhi Capitals ended their long wait to announce a replacement for England batting star Harry Brook, who pulled out of IPL 2024 due to personal reasons. The former finalists, on Monday, announced the signing of South Africa’s express fast bowler Lizaad Williams as a replacement player.

Delhi were struck by a huge blow when England’s batting star Harry Brook pulled out of the IPL 2024 edition. Before the start of the season, Brook confirmed that he would not be travelling to India to be part of his second IPL season.

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Brook was bought by the Capitals for Rs 4 crore at the auction in Dubai. Brook pulled out of IPL 2024 to be with his family after his grandmother died in February. The young batter was also not available for selection for England’s Test series in India in February-March.

Lizaad William to feature for Delhi Capitals

30-year-old Lizaad Williams has been in a good rhythm, having played 9 matches for the Titans in the Cricket South Africa T20 Challenge. The right-arm fast bowler picked up 15 wickets in 9 matches for the Super Kings in this year’s edition of SA20. Since making his international debut in 2021, Williams has represented South Africa in two Tests, four ODIs and 11 T20 Internationals. Lizaad Williams joined Delhi at his base price of Rs 50 lakh.

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Delhi Capitals have not had a good start to their IPL 2024 campaign, having lost 4 out of their first 5 matches. The Capitals are rooted to the bottom of the points table as their Net Run Rate took a big hit after they conceded over 200 in their last two matches.

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Teja Devathoti
Teja Devathoti
Sports Content Writer at Swen Entertainment. Teja Devathoti has done his Bachelors in Commerce. He previously worked at Amazon as an associate in Operations. He has been a passionate follower of Cricket and other Sports since his childhood and this was the major reason to shift his career path to content creation because of its story-telling ability. He has a great desire to travel to all corners of the world covering various sports. Other than watching sports, Teja has a keen interest in Travelling, Music and Singing. His favourite cricket memory is India winning the 50 over World Cup and the great man Sachin Tendulkar achieving his biggest dream in his home ground.

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