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Former Delhi captains including Virat Kohli felicitated at DDCA annual conclave

by Saurabh Sharma Nov 29, 2017 • 20:54 PM

New Delhi, Nov 29 (Cricketnmore) The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) felicitated former state captains, including current national team skipper Virat Kohli, at its first annual conclave here on Wednesday.

The former captains were Prakash Bhandari, Rajinder Pal, Bishan Singh Bedi, Vinay Lamba, Venkat Sundaram, Surinder Amarnath, Mohinder Amarnath, Chetan Chauhan, Rakesh Shukla, Madan Lal, Ajay Sharma, Kirti Azad, Surinder Khanna, K.P. Bhaskar, Ravi Sehgal, Sanjeev Sharma, Manoj Prabhakar, Vijay Dahiya, Nikhil Chopra, Rahul Sangawi, Ajay Jadeja, Amit Bhandari, Mithun Manhas, Maninder Singh, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Aakash Chopra, Rajat Bhatia, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Unmukt Chand, Ishant Sharma and current skipper Rishabh Pant.

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Kohli said: "It's an honour to be standing here alongside the big figures of Delhi cricket. I aspired to be like them one day."

"Hopefully, I and my team can continue what we have been doing. Hopefully we can bring many more laurels to our country and inspire more kids to take up cricket and especially Test cricket, which is paramount."

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Dhawan was not present during the felicitation ceremony.

The DDCA also honoured former women's captains Sunita Sharma, Rakhi Mehra, Renuka Dua, Jaya Sharma, Lalita Sharma, Rajnee Sharma and Anjum Chopra.