IPL 2021 – Rishabh Pant DC Captain: Delhi Capitals’ captaincy conundrum has finally been resolved. As reproted earlier by InsideSport.co, Delhi Capitals has decided to go ahead with Pant as the leader of the team. DC on Twitter announced that Rishabh Pant will lead the team in the second phase of the tournament. According to information with InsideSport.co, team management also spoke to Shreyas Iyer and explained their decision.
Rishabh Pant will captain Delhi Capitals in IPL 2021 Phase 2
🚨 OFFICIAL STATEMENT 🚨
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) September 16, 2021
IPL 2021: It’s Official! Rishabh Pant to lead Delhi Capitals in IPL 2021 Phase 2, Shreyas Iyer will have to wait for his chance
Rishabh Pant DC Captain: Ever since Shreyas Iyer returned to Delhi Capitals’ after fully recovering from his shoulder injury, the talks regarding the blue brigade’s captaincy have been a hot topic. However, the dust was finally settled as DC made the official announcement just days ahead of the resumption of the second phase of tournament in the UAE.
Rishabh Pant was bestowed with the captaincy in Iyer’s absence ahead of the first phase of IPL 2021 in India. He fully lived up to the role in Phase 1 of IPL 2021, where DC topped the points table before the abrupt suspension of the tournament.
Delhi Capitals have 75% win percentage under Pant’s captaincy
IPL 2021 – Rishabh Pant DC Captain: The tides seemed to have been sailing in DC’s favour even ferociously when Pant was given the captaincy. In just the 8 matches of the tournament, Rishabh Pant led DC have won 6 matches of the total 8 that the Team had played as of now.
This clearly means that Pant has managed to seal a 75% match win percentage.
With 6 matches still to undergo in the remaining tournament, a match-winning percentage shows Pant as a lucky-go-charm for DC.
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