Pant will step in how captain for die 14th edition of the tournament, for the injured Shreyas Iyer, who hurt his left Shoulder during the recently completed India-England ODI series.
“I would like to wish Shreyas a quick one recovery”Said Kiran Kumar Grandhi, chairman and co-owner of DC on the occasion.
“Under Shreyas’ captain, ours team reached newer Heights, and he will be missed immensely. In his absence, the franchise jointly selected Rishabh lead the team this year. Although it came under unfortunate circumstances, it is a tremendous opportunity for keep him growing. I wish him all best in his new role. ”
“There is no doubt that Shreyas Iyer’s leadership and batting will miss this year and we hope to see him back on the field soon, “said team Co-owner Parth Jindal.
“Delhi Capitals as team plays a passionate and fearless brand of cricket and Rishabh Pant embodies that best. The Delhi team played an important one role in his growth as a cricketer just like he played an equally important one role in the growth of the delhi team. I wish Rishabh and the team good Luck, ”said Jindal.
Speaking of which on the latest developmentShreyas Iyer said: “When I die Shoulder sustained injury, and Delhi Capitals needed a guide for this edition of At the IPL, I had no doubt that Rishabh would be that best man for die Job. He has everything mine good want to make amazing things happen with our absolutely incredible team. I will miss that team enormous and will cheer for them everywhere. “
On his new roleRishabh Pant said, “In Delhi I grew up and where my IPL journey began six Years ago. To lead this team one Day is a dream I’ve always hosted. And today like that dream come true, I feel humiliated. I’m really grateful, especially ours team Owner, who thought I was capable enough for this role. With an amazing coaching Staff and abundance of consummate seniors around me, I can’t wait give my absolute best for Delhi capitals. “
Meanwhile, Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting said: “The last two seasons under Shreyas have been incredible results speak for yourself. This is a tremendous opportunity for young Rishabh, who comes off successful stays against Australia and England, die will have no doubt give to deprive him of the necessary trust on a new role That comes with a lot of more Responsibility. The coaching group is excited too work with him and we can’t wait for die Season to get started. “
This will be Rishabh Pant debut as an IPL captain. The 23year-old wicketkeeper batsman was in command of Delhi’s state team in the past.
Source: Delhi Capitals
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