New Delhi: Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar has given a big statement about young wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant. Sunil Gavaskar says that he would not be surprised if Rishabh Pant was made the captain of Team India in the future.
Rishabh Pant is in tremendous form
After giving India a historic series win against Australia, Rishabh Pant did an amazing performance against England in all three formats. For this reason, Rishabh Pant was made captain by Delhi Capitals in the first half of the IPL 2021 season after the injury of Shreyas Iyer. However the tournament was again postponed indefinitely.
Sunil Gavaskar gave a big statement
Sunil Gavaskar said about Rishabh Pant, ‘Rishabh Pant can be one of the top captains of India in the coming times.
Rishabh Pant is very smart to learn. He sees a spark in Rishabh Pant, which could become a fiery fire later.
Gavaskar sees spark in Rishabh Pant
Gavaskar wrote in his column in Sportsstar, ‘Delhi Capitals performed brilliantly under the captaincy of Rishabh Pant. I have seen a spark in Rishabh Pant, which if he is allowed to proceed naturally, he can become a burning fire.
Rishabh Pant’s performance in IPL 2021
Talking about Rishabh Pant’s performance in IPL 2021, he scored 213 runs in 8 innings at an average of 35.50. During this time his strike rate was 131.48. The tournament was postponed indefinitely due to rising cases of corona virus in the IPL 2021 bio bubble.