There are 2 days left for the 14th season of the Indian Premier League to start. This season is vital for Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant. now he has been given the extra responsibility of the team. Last year, he led the Delhi Capitals to the finals. This time, Pant has been made the captain of the team because of the injury of Shreyas Iyer. Iyer has been ruled out of the whole IPL due to a shoulder injury.
IPL 2021: Replacement for MS Dhoni
After performing brilliantly in Test cricket, Pant was given an opportunity in limited-overs cricket in Team India. Once out of limited-overs, Pant grabbed the chance with both hands. After which he also confirmed his place in the Indian team in limited-overs cricket. he’s believed to be a replacement for MS Dhoni.
Rishabh Pant has been playing for the Delhi Capitals for the last five years within the IPL. Pant, who is currently in excellent form, would really like to beat the frustration of the previous IPL this time. Last year, the Delhi Capitals were easily defeated by the Mumbai Indians in the final. Recently, Rishabh Pant performed brilliantly in the cricket series played against Australia and England. due to his fiery performance, India achieved unprecedented success within the Test series.
IPL 2021: Records for Pant
Pant is simply 25 boundaries far from completing 300 fours altogether in T20 cricket. it’s expected that he will get the ground easily during this session. aside from this, Pant needs 17 fours to finish 200 fours in the IPL. Virender Sehwag has scored the foremost 266 boundaries for Delhi Capitals.
Rishav Pant’s wicketkeeping
Talking about wicketkeeping, Pant needs only 4 catches to finish 50 catches in the IPL. If he does so, he will become the primary wicketkeeper of the Delhi Capitals. aside from this, Pant has scored at an average of 39.9 while batting at number three and 4 . During this era , his strike rate was 157.9.
Rishav Pant’s struggle
Jaspreet Bumrah of Mumbai Indians is a bowler who has dismissed Pant 4 or more times in IPL. Bumrah has dismissed Pant 5 times up to now. Pant always struggles against left-arm spin. Pant averages 17.5 against these bowlers in the IPL. He has scored these runs with a strike rate of 116.7. At a similar time, in the last 4 IPL matches, Pant has been successful in scoring runs at a strike rate of 222.3.