Delhi team captain Rishabh Pant has been named the captain of the team for the 2021 edition of the IPL following an injury to Shreyas Iyer’s shoulder. Shreyas Iyer said that Rishabh Pant was the best man to handle the job and he wished him all the best for the upcoming IPL.
JSW-GMR co-owned Delhi Capital today announced Rishabh Pant as the captain for the upcoming season of the VIVO Indian Premier League starting on 9 April. Pant will step in as captain for the 14th season of the tournament. injured Shreyas Iyer, who sustained an injury to his left shoulder during the recently concluded India-England ODI series.
DC president and co-owner Kiran Kumar Grandhi said, “I would like to wish Shreyas to get well soon.” In his absence, the franchise collectively chose Rishabh to lead the team this year. While it has come under unfortunate circumstances, it is a tremendous opportunity for him to move forward. I wish him all the best for his new role. “
Team Capitals owner Parth Jindal said, “There is no doubt that Shreyas Iyer’s leadership and batting will be missed this year, and we hope to see him back on the field soon.” Of cricket, and Rishabh Pant gave the best. The Delhi team has played an important role in his growth as a cricketer, just as he has played an equally important role in the growth of the Delhi team. I wish Rishabh and the team all the best. “
Speaking on the latest development, Shreyas Iyer said, “When I sustained a shoulder injury, and the Delhi Capitals needed a leader for this edition of the IPL, I had no doubt that Rishabh would be on the job.” Will be the best man. I wish you all the best for doing amazing things with our incredible team. I’m going to miss the team a lot, and be happy for them the whole time. “
On his new role, Rishabh Pant said, “Delhi is where I grew up, and where my IPL journey started six years ago. To lead this team one day is a dream that I have always bothered. . And today, as that dream comes true., I feel humbled. I am truly grateful, especially to our team owners, who considered me sufficiently competent for this role. A wonderful coaching With the staff, and an abundance of dexterous senior people around me, I cannot wait to give it my best. To the Delhi capitals. “
Meanwhile, Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting said, “The last two seasons under the leadership of Shreyas have been incredible, and the results speak for themselves. This is a tremendous opportunity for young Rishabh against Australia and England Successful Points is coming in, which no doubt will give him the confidence needed to take on a new role that comes with a lot of responsibility. The coaching group is excited to work with him, and we wait for the season to begin can not do. “