Rishabh Pant Named Captain of Delhi Capitals in IPL 2021, Shreyas Iyer Released for Injuries

Rishabh Pant has been named captain of the Delhi Capitals for Indian Premier League 2021 on Tuesday after Shreyas Iyer was ruled out this season with a shoulder injury. Saying it was like a dream come true, Pant promised he would do his best. Also Read:Ravi Shastri’s efforts strengthen Virat and Rohit’s friendship during England series: Report

On his new role, Rishabh Pant said, “Delhi is where I grew up, and where my IPL journey began six years ago. To lead this team one day is a dream I’ve always harboured. And today, as that dream comes true, I feel humbled. I am truly grateful, especially to our team owners, who considered me capable enough for this role. With an amazing coaching staff, and a plethora of accomplished seniors around me, I can’t wait to give my absolute best for Delhi Capitals.”

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