Rishabh Pant stated he was once a little bit fearful captaining Delhi Capitals for the primary time within the playoffs. DC are taking part in Chennai Tremendous Kings within the first qualifier of IPL 2021 in Dubai.
Rishabh Pant added but any other feather to his Delhi Capitals cap as he got here out for the toss in Qualifier 1 vs Chennai Tremendous Kings (Courtesy of BCCI)
- Rishabh Pant, at 24 years and six days, is the youngest to captain an IPL workforce within the playoffs
- MS Dhoni in the meantime, is the second oldest captain in IPL play-offs at the back of Rahul Dravid
- DC are unbeaten of their closing 4 video games in opposition to Chennai Tremendous Kings
Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant on Sunday was the youngest participant to guide an Indian Premier League (IPL) workforce within the playoffs within the ongoing Qualifier 1 in opposition to Chennai Tremendous Kings.
At 24 years and six days, Pant added the brand new feather to his cap however stated that he was once a little bit fearful heading into the sport in opposition to MS Dhoni’s CSK, who gained the toss and elected to bowl first in Dubai.
The winner of this sport gets an instantaneous access into the IPL 2021 ultimate whilst the loser will play the winner of the Eliminator between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders.
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“(First playoff as captain) Moderately fearful. However excited. [Past experiences vs CSK] You might be assured while you beat a workforce a couple of occasions however we will’t take the sport flippantly. Want to put the similar effort,” Pant stated on the toss.
His 39-year-old counterpart Dhoni however, is the second one oldest captain in IPL play-offs at the back of Rahul Dravid (in 2013). CSK are unchanged for this sport whilst DC have introduced in Tom Curran rather than Ripal Patel.
“No matter video games we have now performed up to now, the fellows felt there was once a little bit of assist for the seamers to begin with. It is a tricky wicket, no longer person who will get vastly higher in a while.
“We attempt to stay it easy, without reference to any sport. We analyse our shortcomings and it has helped us. We are taking part in the similar 11,” Dhoni stated after profitable the toss.
Delhi Capitals completed on best of the league degree with 10 wins, whilst Chennai Tremendous Kings had been 2d with 9 victories from 14 video games. DC have not misplaced to CSK this season, if truth be told they emerged victorious on each events within the closing season as neatly.
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