Is Rishabh Pant the precise alternative for Delhi’s Captaincy? Ricky Ponting solutions: Delhi Capitals’ head coach Ricky Ponting got here to rescue skipper Rishabh Pant after his strategic blunders denied his staff’s entry to the IPL 2022 playoffs. Ponting backed Pant for the captaincy and stated the wicketkeeper continues to be younger and is studying totally different elements of the captaincy.
Mumbai Indians, within the final match, blocked Delhi Capitals’ entry to the IPL 2022 playoff after unleashing their medical efficiency. Rishabh Pant did a number of blunders within the match for which he paid an enormous value as properly.
First, Pant dropped Dewald Bravis in 11.5 overs. Though Bravis didn’t do plenty of harm even after getting a life, nonetheless, the state of affairs might have been totally different had Pant grabbed that dolly off Kuldeep Yadav.
In 14th over, when Mumbai have been properly away from the goal, Pant refused to take a assessment towards Tim David, who had simply arrived within the center. Even although Pant was satisfied that Tim David has nicked the ball, seeing his teammates undisturbed he opted towards going for the assessment.
What adopted after that was a catastrophe for the Delhi Capitals as Tim David wreaked havoc and snatched victory from the opponents.
Delhi head coach Ricky Ponting got here to rescue Rishabh Pant after questions have been bombarded about whether or not selecting Rishabh Pant over Shreyas Iyer was the precise captaincy transfer.
“Absolutely, no doubt in my mind that Rishabh even in the last season he was the right choice for captain. Rishabh did a terrific job with the team after he took over from Shreyas [Iyer] after he injured his shoulders,” Ponting stated through the press convention after DC misplaced by 5 wickets towards MI.
“…he is just a young man and still learning captaincy. Being captain of a T20 team, especially in IPL, which is a high-pressure tournament, is not an easy thing to do and unfortunately, every single thing you do will be scrutinised. He certainly got my full backing.”
Ponting additional stated that he’s gutted to see Delhi not with the ability to enter the playoff.
“I feel pretty gutted that the game slipped through out of our hands, we didn’t close out the match in the last few overs.”
Even Mumbai Indians’ skipper Rohit Sharma backed Rishabh Pant and stated that such fumbles occur so much and Rishabh will come out stronger.
“He is a quality captain, we have seen it in the past season how he leads his team. Sometimes things don’t go your way, I have gone through such situations, such things happen on the ground, and sometimes things don’t pan out your way,” Rohit Sharma stated.
“He can take a lot of learning and try and keep things simple, he has a great mind, he reads the game well from behind, and such fumbles can happen and it is important to not doubt yourself. He will come back strong,” he added.