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 on account of a shoulder damage. “I’ve already began having fun with the captaincy however we have been underneath stress at the beginning as a result of the wicket was not doing a lot they usually had a very good begin,” Pant informed host broadcaster Star Sports activities 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 positive Capitals chased down the 196-run goal with 10 balls to spare.
“Good job by our bowlers to maintain them to 190. There are numerous issues you possibly can discuss to with Shikhar however the finish of the day what he is given to the workforce is commendable,” mentioned Pant
“I wish to preserve the atmosphere gentle so that individuals take pleasure in their cricket and benefit from their alternatives,” he added.
Delhi Capitals will subsequent face off in opposition to Mumbai Indians on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Tuesday.