Indian Premier League (IPL) team Delhi Capitals have named wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant as captain for the 14th season. Pant will play the tournament for the first time as a captain. The team’s regular captain Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the tournament due to a shoulder injury.
Iyer was injured while fielding in ODIs against England. Pant was then fed in his place at Playing-11. Pant had applied Fifty in two ODIs. India beat England 2–1 in the series. Pant has also captained Delhi in the domestic cricket tournament Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He was the captain in 2017.
The Delhi franchise gave this information via social media. Wrote in the post- Rishabh Pant will be the captain of our team for IPL 2021. Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the tournament this season due to injury. He got hurt during India vs England ODI series
The 14th season of IPL will start from April 9. The final will be played on 30 May. This season, all 8 teams will play 60 matches including finals in 52 days. All the matches will be held in 6 cities Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. The final will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.