Sehwag returns to captain Delhi Daredevils in IPL-4

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New Delhi, Feb 11 (PTI) Just one season after giving upcaptaincy to focus on his batting, swashbuckling openerVirender Sehwag will return to lead the Delhi Daredevils inthe fourth edition of the Indian Premier League.

The 32-year-old opener had captained the team in thefirst two seasons, leading them to the semifinals. He steppeddown from the post before the 2009 Champions League.

Gautam Gambhir took over the reins of the team at thatstage but he would now be playing for Kolkata Knight Ridersafter being released by the Daredevils ahead of last month''splayers'' auction.

"For us Virender Sehwag stands for the Delhi Daredevilscredo of Khelo Front Foot Pe," Srinivas Bommidala, Chairman ofDaredevils owner GMR Sports, said in a statement.

Sehwag said he was excited about taking over captaincyagain.

"For me there cannot be any other team than DelhiDaredevils in the IPL. As someone who grew up playing cricketin Delhi I am very proud to be playing for the DelhiDaredevils. I am delighted to be part of the Delhi Daredevilsand lead the team," said Sehwag.

"I am looking forward to taking the Daredevils to newheights in IPL-4," he added.

Under his leadership, Delhi Daredevils topped the leaguestage in the 2009 season.

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