Rishabh Pant has been named as the new captain of Delhi Capitals for the 2021 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
The 23 year-old wicketkeeper batsman will lead the team from front and is one of the youngest captains of this cricketing tournament. This development came as a surprise for many but the decision comes in the wake of Delhi Capitals regular capital, Shreyas Iyer being ruled out of IPL after he dislocated his left shoulder during the ODI series against England.
With this bring his first captaincy assignment, Rishabh Pant hopes to shine after being a match winner for India, be it the historic Test series win in Australia or the series win across the three formats against England at home.
Humble to take over the captaincy, Rishabh Pant is set to make the most of this opportunity. Shine on, captain!