The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) is reportedly not happy with Delhi Capitals’ jersey gesture for his or her common captain Rishabh Pant of their season opener in opposition to Lucknow Tremendous Giants. Notably, of their season opener on the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow, the Delhi franchise had hung Pant’s jersey quantity 17 on the roof of their dug out as a solution to point out that the southpaw is at all times with them within the spirit.
Nonetheless, a report carried by information company PTI has claimed that the BCCI is not too pleased with that gesture. The Indian Cricket Board nonetheless feels that it was “uncalled for”.
“It appeared a bit excessive. Such a gesture is reserved in case of final tragedy or retirement. On this case, it was neither. Rishabh is nicely and really on his solution to restoration sooner than one anticipated. So whereas it was accomplished with a noble intention, it’s learnt that BCCI has politely instructed the franchise to keep away from such gesture in future,” an IPL supply was quoted by PTI.
The identical report claimed that it was head coach Ricky Ponting’s suggestion to maintain Pant’s jersey on the dugout.
As well as, it’s being learnt that in one recreation later within the season every participant of the franchise will put on Pant’s jersey quantity.
“Each season, DC wears a unique jersey throughout one specific recreation. In that recreation, everybody could have Pant’s jersey quantity inscribed on their jerseys. Nonetheless there may be particular rule for brand and it is going to be a small inscription in a single nook,” the IPL supply stated as claimed in the identical report.
Pant was current on the venue for Delhi’s first dwelling match of the season in opposition to Gujarat Titans on the Arun Jaitley Stadium however it made no distinction to their destiny because the David Warner-led workforce misplaced their second recreation in a row after shedding the opening match to Lucknow Tremendous Giants by 50 runs.
They misplaced their second match by 6 wickets and 11 balls to spare.