Rishabh Pant will lead DC (Delhi Capitals) in IPL 2021. As we know Shreyas Iyer was the previous captain of Delhi Capitals. Iyer got a shoulder injury during the ODI Series between India and England. His Shoulder Injury ruled out him from IPL 2021. And Team lost their captain who led them previous year. But most confused question about captaincy was who will replace Shreyas Iyer as Delhi Capitals captain.
Pant Was The First Name Which Came For Captaincy
According to rumours fans were hoping that Rishabh Pant will lead DC (Delhi Capitals) For IPL 2021.While whole team were hoping for a quick recovery of Shreyas. Pant fans were also want to see him as captain of Delhi Capitals. Shreyas Iyer Shoulder Injury happened during first ODI between India and England. Iyer was the captain of Delhi Capitals.
Pant was vice captain of Delhi Capitals in previous season of Indian Premier League. TOI understood that Pant could be the person who will lead team in IPL 2021 as seeing his career and strugle. But Setup was confused with some international players like Shimron Hetmyer (Batsman), Steve Smith (Batsman), Sam Billings (Wicketkeeper, Batsman) and so on.
Rishabh Pant has been appointed the captain of Delhi Capitals
Pant is the final name for captain of DC in IPL 2021. This is a huge opportunity for Rishabh Pant. He seemed very happy with TOI decision.
“Delhi is where I grew up, and where my IPL journey began six years ago. To lead this team one day is a dream I’ve always harboured,” Pant said. “And today, as that dream comes true, I feel humbled. I am truly grateful, especially to our team owners, who considered me capable enough for this role. With an amazing coaching staff, and a plethora of accomplished seniors around me, I can’t wait to give my absolute best for Delhi Capitals.”
“The previous two seasons under Shreyas’ leadership have been incredible, and the results speak for themselves. This is a tremendous opportunity for young Rishabh, who is coming off successful stints against Australia and England which will no doubt give him the confidence needed to take on a new role that comes with a lot more responsibility. The coaching group is excited to work with him, and we can’t wait for the season to get started,” Ponting said.
Shreyas Iyer and Suresh Raina react to Rishabh Pant as DC captain –
Rishabh Pant will be the captain of Delhi Capitals in IPL 2021. Shreyas Iyer who is the previous captain of Delhi Capitals reacted on Rishabh Pant’s appointment as Delhi Capitals Captain. Iyer said that “no doubts the wicketkeeper-batsman would be the ‘best man’ to do the job in his absence”. All Rounder Suresh Raina feels Pant will be a talismanic leader for DC. This was really such a big compliment for Rishabh Pant.
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