New Delhi: The captaincy of Delhi Capitals was handed over to India’s young wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant in IPL 2021. Pant has improved his game a lot in the last few times. Meanwhile, former India veteran batsman Sunil Gavaskar has given a big statement about Pant.
‘Pant will captain India’
Sunil Gavaskar believes that Rishabh Pant will become one of the top captains of India in the coming times. Gavaskar wrote in one of his columns, ‘There is a spark in this young player, which can become a fiery fire in the future. Under the captaincy of Pant, Delhi Capitals performed brilliantly. By the sixth game, everyone was watching that they were tired of being asked questions on captaincy. Every presenter used to ask the same question after the match. If they are allowed to proceed like this, then they can do wonders.
Brilliant performance in IPL 2021
Let us know that before IPL 2021, regular captain of Delhi Capitals Shreyas Iyer was injured and had to be ruled out of the entire tournament. After this, Rishabh Pant was handed the captaincy of Delhi. Under Pant’s captaincy, Delhi performed brilliantly and this team topped the table by registering 12 points in 8 matches. Delhi was also considered to be a strong contender for the title this year.
Pant in great form
Rishabh Pant is running in excellent form at the moment. Pant recently showed a wonderful game against Australia in their second consecutive series win at their home. He performed brilliantly against the Kangaroos in the victory in the last Test at the Gabba. After this, Pant also scored a brilliant century in the 4-match Test series against England.