Rishabh Pant has been named the new captain of the Delhi Capitals for the 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Suresh Raina, playing for Chennai Super Kings, said that Rishabh Pant will prove to be a charismatic leader for Delhi Capitals in this season of IPL. IPL 2021 is starting from April 9. Delhi Capitals chairman and co-owner Kiran Kumar Gandhi on Tuesday announced the appointment of Rishabh Pant as captain after Shreyer Iyer was ruled out of IPL 14 due to injury.
Suresh Raina is making a comeback to CSK this season. Congratulating Pant on becoming the captain of Delhi Capitals, he tweeted, “Heartiest congratulations to Rishabh Pant on becoming the captain of Delhi Capitals for this season. I believe he will be a charismatic leader and will hold this cap with pride Pant, on the other hand, said after Pant became the captain of Delhi Capitals, “I started my IPL journey from Delhi six years ago. It was a dream of me to captain this team. I am thankful to my team owners who qualified me for this role.” Understood. There are so many good and big people around me that I am not waiting to give my best for my team.The exit of Shreyas Iyer is a big setback for Delhi Capitals. The team reached the final last time under his captaincy. Delhi Capitals will begin their 14th season of IPL against 3-time champions Chennai Super Kings at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on 10 April. Pant also got a chance to captain the Delhi Capitals at the age of 23.