Rishabh Pant can not wait to start out his captaincy stint with Delhi Capitals towards mentor Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings, hoping to make use of “learnings” from the enduring former skipper to upstage him within the IPL conflict on Saturday.
Delhi will tackle Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings right here on Saturday. The 23-year-old extremely rated wicketkeeper-batsman can not wait to start out his stint as a pacesetter in that fit.
“My first fit as captain will probably be towards Mahi (MS Dhoni) bhai. It will probably be a excellent revel in for me as I’ve discovered so much from him. I’ve my very own revel in as a participant as neatly.
“I’ll follow my very own revel in and the learnings from MS Dhoni, and take a look at to do one thing other towards CSK,” Pant used to be quoted as announcing in a press liberate issued via Delhi Capitals.
The bubbling teen has continued a roller-coaster experience in world cricket, gaining in prominence and admire up to now few months along with his gutsy batting and greatly progressed maintaining.
He steadily attracts comparisons with Dhoni however has maintained that he’s aiming for an area of his personal even supposing he does flip to the senior participant for recommendation and mentorship.
Pant, who has scored 2,079 runs in 68 IPL fits, stated he could be operating arduous to offer DC its maiden IPL name.
“…I’m taking a look ahead to creating maximum of this chance. We have not gained a name but and I will be able to take a look at my stage perfect to get a name this 12 months. We’ve been taking part in well as a crew from ultimate two-three years and our arrangements are occurring neatly,” he stated.
“Everyone appears in nice way of thinking. Everyone is giving their 100% and is worked up within the crew surroundings, and that is the reason what you wish to have as a Captain,” he added.
When requested concerning the affect of head trainer Ricky Ponting at the crew, Pant stated, “He (Ricky) has been so wonderful for us within the ultimate two-three years.
“He brings power to the crew and as a participant whilst you see your trainer and you are considering that is the person from whom you’ll be told so much, then not anything is best than that.
“Hopefully, we can pass the road this 12 months, with the assistance of Ricky and the entire crew.”