IPL 2021: Rishabh Pant led Delhi Capitals to their second win of the season in opposition to Punjab Kings.© BCCI/IPL
Newly appointed Delhi Capitals skipper Rishabh Pant, who on Sunday led his workforce to their second win within the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), mentioned he has began having fun with captaincy. Pant was made the Delhi Capitals skipper after common captain Shreyas Iyer was dominated out of the cash-rich league as a consequence of a shoulder damage. “I’ve already started enjoying the captaincy but we were under pressure at the start because the wicket was not doing much and they had a good start,” Pant informed host broadcaster Star Sports on the post-match presentation after Delhi Capitals defeated Punjab Kings by six wickets on the Wankhede.
Earlier, Mayank Agarwal’s masterclass had put Punjab Kings heading in the right direction of victory however Shikhar Dhawan’s ferocious knock took the sport away from the KL Rahul-led aspect.
Dhawan failed to attain a century however his 92-ball knock for which he consumed 49 balls made certain Capitals chased down the 196-run goal with 10 balls to spare.
“Good job by our bowlers to keep them to 190. There are many things you can talk to with Shikhar but the end of the day what he’s given to the team is commendable,” mentioned Pant
“I like to keep the environment light so that people enjoy their cricket and make the most of their opportunities,” he added.
Delhi Capitals will subsequent face off in opposition to Mumbai Indians on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Tuesday.
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