Rishabh Pant, the new captain of IPL team Delhi Capitals, says that he will do his best to win the team the first title of the tournament. Rishabh Pant has scored 2079 runs in 68 matches of IPL and he is very excited to captain the team this season. Rishabh Pant, almost 23 years old, said that I want to thank all the coaches and team owners for providing me this opportunity. We have not won the IPL title yet and I will give my best to make the team the winner this year. For the last two-three years, we have done well as a team and our preparations are going well. Everyone in the team is giving 100 per cent and is happy with the atmosphere of the team, this is what I want as a captain.
The new captain Rishabh Pant said that the team’s head coach Ricky Ponting has been amazing for us in the last two-three years. He has filled the energy in the team and as a player when you look at your coach, you think that this person from whom you can learn a lot. Delhi’s first match in this season of IPL will be Chennai Super Kings in Mumbai on 10 April. Rishabh Pant is very excited to play against Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the first match. Rishabh Pant said that my first match as captain is against Dhoni Bhai. It will be a good experience for me because I have learned a lot from them. My experience as a player is. I will use my personal experience and learning from MS Dhoni to do something different for Chennai.
Rishabh Pant has been given the command of the team in place of Shreyas Iyer, who is injured. Shreyas Iyer was injured during the ODI series held with England. Shreyas Iyer has to undergo an operation on 8 April to recover from a shoulder injury. Even after this, he will stay away from the field for five months. The Delhi Capitals team played the final of the last season but lost to the Mumbai Indians in the title match.