The wicketkeeper-batsman is admittedly wanting ahead to enjoying towards Dhoni‘s CSK on Saturday.
“My first match as captain will be against Mahi (MS Dhoni) bhai. It will be a good experience for me as I have learned a lot from him,” mentioned Pant in a video posted on Delhi Capitas’ Twitter deal with.
“I have my own experience as a player as well. I’ll apply my own experience and the learnings from MS Dhoni, and try to do something different against CSK,” he added.
Pant will step in as skipper for the 14th version of the match as common skipper Shreyas Iyer damage his left shoulder throughout the India-England ODI collection.
The wicket-keeper batsman, who has scored 2,079 runs in 68 IPL matches, expressed that he’s excited to guide the Delhi Capitals within the cash-rich league and is wanting ahead to benefiting from the chance.
“I would like to thank all the coaches and the owners for giving me this opportunity and I am looking forward to making most of this opportunity. We haven’t won a title yet and I will try my level best to get a title this year,” mentioned Pant.
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“We’ve been playing nicely as a team for last two-three years and our preparations are going on well. Everyone looks in a great frame of mind. Everyone is giving their 100 per cent and is happy in the team environment, and that’s what you want as a captain,” he added.
When requested in regards to the affect of head coach Ricky Ponting on the workforce, Pant mentioned, “He (Ricky) has been so amazing for us in the last two-three years. He brings energy to the team and as a player when you see your coach and you’re thinking this is the man from whom you can learn a lot, then nothing is better than that. Hopefully, we will cross the line this year, with the help of Ricky and the whole team.”
Delhi Capitals will start their IPL 2021 marketing campaign towards Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on April 10.