Rishabh Pant made a big deal after becoming captain of Delhi Capitals (Photo: PTI)
Rishabh Pant will be seen captaining Delhi Capitals in IPL 2021. Shreyas Iyer has crashed out of the tournament due to a shoulder injury and has been replaced by Pant. As captain, Rishabh Pant made a very important point.
New Delhi. Rishabh Pant Delhi Capitals Captain has won the hearts of all Indian fans for some time now. The left-handed batsman made a significant contribution to Team India in the Test, ODI and T20 series against England after the Test series in Australia. Now Rishabh Pant and his fellows have received great good news. Pant has been appointed captain by Delhi Capitals for IPL 2021. Shreyas Iyer has crashed out of IPL 2021 due to a shoulder injury and was replaced by Pant as captain. After becoming captain, Rishabh Pant said that his dream was fulfilled and he always wanted to captain the team.
“Delhi is where I grew up and my IPL journey started from 6 years ago. It was my dream to lead this team. Today, this dream is fulfilled. I am extremely grateful that the team owners deemed me worth this role. Among the best coaching staff and amazing senior players, I am ready to give my best to the Delhi Capitals,” he said.
Shreyas Iyer, who was out of IPL 2021 due to injury, congratulated Rishabh Pant on becoming captain. He also said that Pant is the right player for the leadership of Delhi Capitals. Shreyas Iyer said, “When I was hurt in the shoulder, the Delhi Capitals needed a leader for this IPL season and I have no doubt that Pant is the right person for the job. I wish him all the best to perform well with this great team. I will miss this team but I will continue to encourage the team,” he said.