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Meanwhile, the majority of overseas players have landed in India and have joined their respective squads, except the Australians, who will arrive in a couple of days.
Delhi Capitals, who are currently staying at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai, will play their first match of IPL 2021 against Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium. Almost all players have reported at the team hotel.
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Sam Billings, who was bought by the franchise in the auctions this year, was transferred from Pune bubble to Mumbai bubble as he was a part of England squad that played the limited-overs series against India.
However, he isn't having a perfect stay at the 5-star hotel as he is experiencing some Wi-Fi issues. The batsman took to Twitter to share the issue with his fans and even added a poll for their opinion.
“Hotel WiFi is non existent….Best WiFi dongle to buy and use in India please?” Billings tweeted. In the poll, which he added below, he asked people: "Only one way to decide…Jio or Airtel WiFi Dongle?
A majority of the people voted for Jio, while Airtel got the second-most votes.
Only one way to decide….
Jio or Airtel WiFi Dongle?
— Sam Billings (@sambillings) March 30, 2021
His teammate Ravichandran Ashwin took no time to reply as he quoted the tweet and wrote: "I bought one buddy!! That's far better, but these hotel walls are resisting the speed!!"
I bought one buddy!! That’s far better, but these hotel walls are resisting the speed!!???????? https://t.co/o8OiNJ1nB5
— Ashwin ???????? (@ashwinravi99) March 31, 2021