"I’ve always harboured this dream": Rishabh Pant reacts on Delhi Capitals captaincy responsibility
By Lokmat English Desk | Published: March 30, 2021 09:02 PM2021-03-30T21:02:33+5:302021-03-30T21:03:07+5:30
Rishabh Pant will lead Delhi Capitals (DC) in the absence of injured Shreyas Iyer, the Delhi-based franchise has confirmed ...
Rishabh Pant will lead Delhi Capitals (DC) in the absence of injured Shreyas Iyer, the Delhi-based franchise has confirmed on Tuesday. “Rishabh Pant will be our Captain for IPL 2021, Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the upcoming season following his injury in the India-England series and Pant will lead the team in his absence,” the franchise said on Tuesday.
On his new role, Rishabh Pant said, “Delhi is where I grew up, and where my IPL journey began six years ago. To lead this team one day is a dream I’ve always harboured. And today, as that dream comes true, I feel humbled. I am truly grateful, especially to our team owners, who considered me capable enough for this role. With an amazing coaching staff, and a plethora of accomplished seniors around me, I can’t wait to give my absolute best for Delhi Capitals. ”Speaking about the development Shreyas Iyer said, “When I sustained the shoulder injury, and Delhi Capitals needed a leader for this edition of the IPL, I had no doubt that Rishabh would be the best man for the job. He has all my good wishes to make amazing things happen with our absolutely incredible team. I’m going to miss the team tremendously, and will be cheering for them throughout.”