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IPL 2024: Rishabh Pant All Set to Lead Delhi Capitals

Delhi Capitals are set to commence their IPL 2024 campaign on March 23, with their first match against Punjab Kings. However, owing to the Women's Premier League (WPL) taking place in Arun Jaitley Stadium during the initial half of IPL, Delhi Capitals will not have the opportunity to play home matches at their home ground until later in the season.

Edited By : Saurav Gupta | Updated: Feb 23, 2024 08:33 IST
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IPL 2024: Rishabh Pant All Set to Lead Delhi Capitals
IPL 2024: Rishabh Pant All Set to Lead Delhi Capitals

IPL 2024: Indian cricket’s star wicketkeeper-batsman, Rishabh Pant, is poised to make a triumphant return to the cricket field as he gears up to captain the Delhi Capitals in IPL 2024. Pant, who took a hiatus from the sport after a car accident, has been absent from cricket for over a year but is now making a comeback in prime form.

Vigorous Preparation for IPL 2024

Rishabh Pant is leaving no stone unturned in his preparations for IPL 2024, engaging in rigorous training sessions covering everything from batting to wicketkeeping. Regular glimpses of Pant’s practice sessions surface on social media, showcasing his dedication and enhanced fitness.

Big News for Delhi Capitals Fans

In a major announcement, the co-owner of Delhi Capitals, Parth Jindal, revealed that Rishabh Pant will resume captaincy for the team in IPL 2024. Pant, who missed IPL 2023 due to injury, is expected to be fit for the upcoming season and will lead Delhi Capitals right from the first match. In the initial phase, he will focus solely on batting, with a decision on his wicketkeeping duties to be made later in the season.

Increased Enthusiasm for Delhi Capitals

The return of Rishabh Pant has sparked heightened enthusiasm among Delhi Capitals and their fans. Pant’s absence had been keenly felt, and now, with him at the helm, the team is fully prepared to make its mark in IPL 2024. While Pant may initially be seen only batting in some matches, his leadership promises an exciting season for the franchise.

Season Opener and Venue Details

Delhi Capitals are set to commence their IPL 2024 campaign on March 23, with their first match against Punjab Kings. However, owing to the Women’s Premier League (WPL) taking place in Arun Jaitley Stadium during the initial half of IPL, Delhi Capitals will not have the opportunity to play home matches at their home ground until later in the season.

First published on: Feb 23, 2024 08:17 AM IST

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