IPL 2021 – Big news from the team of Delhi Capitals (DC), Rishabh Pant will remain the captain in the second phase, Shreyas Iyer will not get the captaincy.
All the remaining matches of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League 2021 are to be started in the UAE from 19 September.
Earlier, a franchise official of the Delhi Capitals team has made it clear that there will be no change in the captaincy of the Delhi team for the remaining matches of this season.
According to Sportskeeda, young cricketer Rishabh Pant will be seen captaining Delhi, under his leadership, Delhi’s team has performed well in the first phase.
After which now Rishabh Pant has been fully prepared for the captaincy of the second phase as well. Earlier this season of IPL was postponed due to coronavirus infection.
However, Shreyas Iyer, the former captain of the Delhi Capitals team, has made a comeback from his injury and is currently present in the UAE with his team Delhi.
Shreyas Iyer will be part of the team in the remaining matches of this season but he will play cricket under the captaincy of Rishabh Pant.
Let us tell you that earlier in the year 2020 when Shreyas Iyer was playing the captaincy of Delhi Capitals 2021, during that time Delhi’s team had traveled till the final.
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However, in the final match, the team of Delhi was defeated by Mumbai Indians. But that season also Delhi did well. Iyer was injuring his shoulder just before IPL 2021.
Then during that time, he underwent surgery, due to which he was away from cricket for several months. In his absence, the captaincy of Delhi was handed over to Rishabh Pant and during this time he also showed good captaincy.
He captained a total of 8 matches in the first phase of IPL 2021, during which his team won 6 matches and was at number one in the points table with 12 points.
The same Iyer’s Delhi captain was made for the first time in the year 2019 and under his captaincy, Delhi’s team reached the final in the year 2020.
An official of the Delhi franchise said that the good news for us is that Shreyas Iyer is back and he is fully fit to play.
However, the DC management wants to give him some more time to recover, due to which Rishabh Pant will remain the captain of the team. But Pant will captain Delhi Capitals only till the year 2021.
Q- Who is the captain of Delhi Capitals(DC 2021) in the IPL 2021 second phase?
ANS: Rishabh Pant has been appointed as the captain of Delhi Cuptiles in the IPL 2021 second phase.
Q- IPL 2021 Delhi Capitals(DC 2021) Shreyas Iyer dropped?
ANS: Rishabh Pant’s performance in the first phase of IPL 2021 was very good, due to which he has been selected as the captain in the second phase of IPL. Shreyas Iyer was injuring his shoulder just before IPL 2021.