Former Indian cricketer and Delhi Capitals’ assistant coach Mohammad Kaif feels captaincy will take wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant’s sport to the next stage.
Delhi Capitals on Tuesday appointed Pant as a result of the captain of the aspect for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The wicket-keeper batsman will step in as skipper for the 14th model of the occasion as frequent skipper Shreyas Iyer injury his left shoulder all through the not too way back concluded India-England ODI sequence.
Kaif, who carried out 125 ODIs and 13 Assessments for India, moreover wished a speedy restoration to Iyer on Friday. “Wishing a speedy restoration to @ShreyasIyer15who captained us in our dream run to the IPL closing. All the very best to our dilli ka kadak launda, @RishabhPant17. I’m certain captaincy will take his sport to yet one more stage,” Kaif tweeted.
On his new perform, Pant in a press launch had said, “Delhi is the place I grew up, and the place my IPL journey started six years in the past. To steer this crew in the future is a dream I’ve at all times harboured. And in the present day, as that dream comes true, I really feel humbled. I’m actually grateful, particularly to our crew house owners, who thought-about me succesful sufficient for this function. With a tremendous teaching workers, and a plethora of achieved seniors round me, I can’t wait to provide my best possible for Delhi Capitals.”
Earlier throughout the day, England batsman Sam Billings has lauded his skipper Pant and said the 23-year-old is likely to be the best youthful participant he has ever seen. Delhi Capitals will begin their IPL 2021 advertising marketing campaign in direction of Chennai Tremendous Kings on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on April 10.