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IPL: Delhi Capitals appoint Colonel Vinod Bisht as Interim CEO

Indian Premier League side Delhi Capitals on Saturday appointed Colonel Vinod Bisht as its interim Chief Executive Officer.

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side on Saturday appointed Colonel Vinod Bisht as its interim Chief Executive Officer.

Bisht, a paratrooper with over two decades in the Indian Army, will take charge with immediate effect. Check full list of players released and retained by all the IPL franchise

Bisht will take over from Dhiraj Malhotra, who held the position for two years. Malhotra parted ways with DC after he was appointed as BCCI's new General Manager for Game Development, replacing Saba Karim. Check available purse of all the IPL teams and team strength here

"I would like to take this opportunity to thank Dhiraj for his time and efforts for our franchise," DC Chairman Kiran Kumar Grandhi said in a media release. Check full list of players to go under hammer in IPL 2021 auction on Feb 18 here

"It has been a remarkable last two seasons for Delhi Capitals, and Dhiraj has been a crucial part of it.

All of us at the franchise would like to wish him the very best for his future endeavours," Grandhi added.

Bisht, an IIM-A alumni, has been a part of the Delhi IPL franchise since its inception. Check IPL mini auction 2021 time and live streaming details here

"Dhiraj will always remain a part of the DC family. I would like to thank him for his tremendous role in getting DC to where it is off the field," team co-owner Parth Jindal said.

"I wish him all the very best. will now put its best foot forward to take the team's performance to the next level under the able guidance of Colonel Bisht," he added.

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First Published: Mon, February 15 2021. 10:46 IST