Gauti will come back to the IPL establishment situated in his home city of Delhi as their skipper in front of the 2018 season.
"It is an immense respect to by and by skipper DD," Gambhir said on his arrival to Daredevils, who had gotten him for INR 2.8 crore (USD 437,500 approx.) at the sale in January. "To get this obligation is a route for me to offer back to the game in the city. I solidly trust that with the players as of now included we have the makings of a decent side. The capability of this gathering of players is monstrous, and it is presently up to us to transform that potential into reliable exhibitions. It is additionally going to be incredible to work as one with Ricky [Ponting, the Daredevils coach], a flat out champion himself."
Ponting was brimming with laud for the new commander. "Gauti has been a pioneer for quite a while," he said. "He has constantly ended up being one of the best pioneers amid his spell with different sides in the IPL. He has a major identity, however it is the drive behind the outward certainty, which I think will rouse whatever remains of the group. He has the regard of the changing area, and the establishment is glad to have him as our captain."
When he exited Daredevils after 2010 - having driven them that year - Gambhir was named Kolkata Knight Riders commander and drove them to two IPL titles in seven years. Despite the fact that he played just three seasons for Daredevils, Gambhir kept up a liking for the side. A year ago, even before any choices on player maintenance were made, Gambhir had said he needed to complete with a spell at Daredevils.
"I think my heart is still with Delhi," Gambhir said a year ago. "I played for a long time for Delhi. Some place, profound inside my heart, I'd love to complete with Delhi. Despite the fact that I am the skipper of Kolkata Knight Riders, and would need them to win it for the third time, yet since I'm a Delhi kid as well, I clearly need Delhi Daredevils to do well also."