New Delhi: Team India’s young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant continues his journey in the cricket world. He has been handed the captaincy of the Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League 2021 (IPL). In fact, Delhi team’s regular captain Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the entire tournament due to a shoulder injury. The captaincy of Delhi is now handed over to Rishabh Pant.
Shreyas Iyer’s reaction to Rishabh Pant being handed the captaincy of Delhi Rajdhani has come up and he has described the young player as the best for the post. After Shreyas Iyer was injured, Rishabh Pant was not considered captain contenders against Ravichandran Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane and Steve Smith. However, after becoming captain, Rishabh Pant said that his dream was fulfilled, he always wanted to be the captain of the team.
Shreyas Iyer said, “When I was struggling with a shoulder injury and the Delhi Capitals needed a captain for this edition of the IPL. I had no doubt that Rishabh Pant would be the best for the post.” My best wishes for doing amazing things as well. The incredible team is with him. I am going to miss the team badly and will make my team happy in the entire IPL. ‘