Shreyas Iyer was ruled out of IPL 2021 for a shoulder injury.
“It’s a shame Shreyas is going to miss this tournamentbut looking forward to see @ RishabhPant17 take their opportunity. It’s well deserved for his last appearances and he’s coming in with a lot of of Trust. I am convinced that the captain will make it even better player”tweeted Ponting.
Delhi Capitals has appointed Pant to captain of the side for IPL 2021. The wicket- -keeper Batsman becomes step in as a skipper for die 14th edition of the tournament, for die injured Shreyas, who had hurt his left Shoulder during the recently completed India-England ODI series.
Pant was running late in remarkable shape and he’s given some match- winning services in the series against Australia and England. From all of his appearances die in Brisbane (fourth test against Australia) and Ahmedabad (fourth test against England) out from the rest.
On his new role, Trousers in A statement 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’ leadership 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. “
Delhi Capitals will begin her IPL 2021 campaign against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on 10th of April.
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