[caption id="attachment_773307" align="alignnone" width="628"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Delhi-Capitals-Twitter1.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-773307" alt="Delhi finished at the bottom of the table this year." src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Delhi-Capitals-Twitter1.jpg" width="628" height="432" /></a> Delhi finished at the bottom of the table this year.[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Owners of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/indian-premier-league">Indian Premier League</a> (IPL) franchise <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/delhi-daredevils">Delhi Daredevils, </a>GMR Group and JSW Sports on Tuesday rechristened the team to Delhi Capitals for the upcoming Season 12 at a glitzy event in the capital. <p></p> <p></p>Mumbai batsman <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/shreyas-iyer/">Shreyas Iyer</a> will lead the side while former Australia captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/ricky-ponting/">Ricky Ponting</a> will continue to be the head coach that are yet to win their maiden IPL title. <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/mohammad-kaif/">Mohammad Kaif</a> will continue to be the assist coach. Delhi finished at the bottom of the table this year. <p></p> <p></p> I have been through a lot of ups and downs in my time as a cricketer. I have realised how important it is to sometimes take a step back and start afresh. A new ideology and approach can do wonders towards revitalising a team, renewing their energy and spirit, which will in turn permeate into the team s performances. Our team currently has all these in abundance and our goal is to achieve our new vision, Ponting said. <p></p> <p></p><strong><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/ipl-auction-2019-full-list-of-players-retained-and-released-for-season-12-765911">IPL Auction 2019: Full list of players retained and released for Season 12</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>"We wanted this name to mean something to each and everyone from Delhi," Parth Jindal, the director at JSW Sports at the ceremony. <p></p> <p></p> We also want to revolutionise the way the fans connect and engage with their favorite franchise. We believe a change in identity for the club was necessary to effectively live and breathe this vision. <p></p> <p></p>Delhi Capitals will sport a new logo and crest for the upcoming Indian Premier League season. The logo stands for what Delhi is all about. <p></p> <p></p>The crowning of the logo is an entity that s synonymous to its identity the parliament the centre of all action. At the logo s core, is a ferocious tiger, the spirit of Delhi, hungry to win. <p></p> <p></p>Delhi are set to revamp their entire side next season as they released as many as 10 players and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/sunrisers-hyderabad-trade-shikhar-dhawan-to-delhi-daredevils-for-ipl-2019-762399">traded three players</a> to get <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/shikhar-dhawan/">Shikhar Dhawan</a> from <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/sunrisers-hyderabad">Sunrisers Hyderabad</a>. <p></p> <p></p><strong><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/ipl-2019-auction-full-details-of-salary-cap-available-for-each-of-eight-ipl-franchises-773000">IPL 2019 Auction: Full details of salary cap available for each of eight IPL franchises </a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>Delhi have retained 14 players from their previous team and can fill upto 10 slots (seven Indians and three overseas) for the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/ipl-auction">IPL Auction</a> on December 18. The franchise have a purse of INR 25.50 crore remaining. "This auction, we will target players basis their availability first. All permutations and combinations need to be tried and tested," Jindal said on Tuesday.