23-year-old Rishabh Pant is ready to tackle his first captaincy task within the Indian Premier League, as he’ll lead the Delhi Capitals within the 2021 version. The aspect’s captain Shreyas Iyer was dominated out of the season with a shoulder damage, forcing the Capitals to pick a brand new captain for the version.
Pant has been in good type within the worldwide circuit over the previous few months, with a number of match-winning performances within the collection in opposition to Australia and England. Nonetheless, former Indian captain Kapil Dev believes that it “won’t be straightforward” for the younger wicketkeeper-batsman to tackle the management position within the IPL.
“He has turn into the captain, what may be safer than that. However with captaincy comes accountability, as effectively. It won’t be straightforward for Pant. I needed him to proceed his fearless recreation but when administration thinks that he can do higher as a captain in close to future then why not. We’ll have to attend for the results of this accountability on this season,” stated Kapil Dev in a dialog with ABP Information.
“We should always concentrate on how he handles the workforce. It isn’t a straightforward job with so many senior gamers. A small part of individuals can blame him if DC do not carry out. Because the time passes, I hope he comes out with flying colors,” Kapil added.
The Indian World Cup-winning former captain additional added that he confronted the same problem throughout his preliminary days in worldwide cricket.
Dev was named the Indian captain on the age of 23, as he led the workforce which had vastly skilled gamers like Gundappa Viswanath, Dilip Vengsarkar and Madan Lal, amongst others.
“If senior gamers assist him then it will not be that tough for him. I had the same expertise of changing into a Captain at such a younger age,” stated the previous Indian captain.
“Ricky Ponting can management the sport solely within the dressing room. As soon as the workforce is out on the bottom, it is the captain’s thought course of that issues extra. And skilled gamers like Rahane and Dhawan should assist the younger captain. Typically the assist is lacking and we’ve to attend for the primary few matches to get there,” Dev stated.