New Delhi, 31/3 (AO Bureau)The young wicketkeeper-batsman of the Indian cricket team, Rishabh Pant continues to have a pleasant journey in the cricket world. He has been made the captain of the Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League 2021 (IPL). In fact, regular captain of Delhi Capitals Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of this tournament due to a shoulder injury. In such a situation, the command of Delhi has now been handed over to Rishabh Pant. Shreyas Iyer has given his reaction when Rishabh Pant was made the captain of Delhi Capitals and also described this young player as the best for the post.
After Shreyas Iyer’s injury, Rishabh Pant was not considered a captain candidate in Delhi Capitals in front of Ravichandran Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane and Steve Smith. However, after becoming captain, Rishabh Pant said that his dream has been fulfilled, he always wanted to captain this team. Shreyas Iyer has also said that this decision of Delhi Capitals is right.
Shreyas Iyer said, “When I was suffering from a shoulder injury and Delhi Capitals needed a captain for this edition of IPL. I had no doubt that Rishabh Pant would be the best for this post. My best wishes to them for doing amazing things with our entire incredible team. I am going to miss the team badly and will cheer my team throughout the tournament.
Delhi Capitals have come a great way under the captaincy of Shreyas Iyer. The team underperformed under the leadership of this middle-order batsman, playing the final of the playoffs for the first time and playing the final in the last season. In the last two years, Delhi Capitals have made a lot of progress under the captaincy of Iyer. Now that Pant is ready to captain the Delhi Capitals in the absence of Iyer, the management also has a big job to do. To decide the name of Shreyas Iyer’s batting replacement.