Giving the reaction on appointment of Rishabh Pant as the captain of Delhi Capitals for IPL 2021, Iyer said that he had no doubt that the wicketkeeper-batsman, Rishabh Pant would be the best man to be captain in his absence. Suresh Raina also said that Rishabh Pant will be a talismanic leader for DC.
Rishabh Pant was named as the Delhi Capitals captain for IPL 2021 because Shreyas Iyer has ruled of the season due to injury in his left shoulder. Shreyas Iyer got injury while playing ODI series against England. Iyer was the captain of Delhi Capitals in the last three seasons of IPL. He had replaced Gautam Gambhir IPL 2018.
Not only fans congratulated Rishabh Pant but the cricketing fraternity also extended warm wishes to Rishabh Pant. Shreyas Iyer and Suresh Raina extended their good wishes to Pant for IPL 2021.
Iyer said that he had no doubt that the wicketkeeper-batsman, Rishabh Pant would be the best man to do the job in his absence. He said he wish amazing things to happen under the captaincy of Rishabh Pant. He further added that he is going to miss the team but he will keep on cheering for the team.
“When I sustained the shoulder injury, and Delhi Capitals needed a leader for this edition of the IPL, I had no doubt that Rishabh (Pant) would be the best man for the job,” said Iyer, who led DC to the finals of IPL last year.
“He has all my good wishes to make amazing things happen with our absolutely incredible team. I’m going to miss the team tremendously, and will be cheering for them throughout,” Iyer added.
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) March 30, 2021
Suresh Raina also congratulated Pant. He feels that Rishabh Pant would be a talismanic leader for Delhi Capitals for IPL 2021 and don the new cap with pride