Rishabh Pant has left even his critics impressed with the arduous work he has put behind the stumps for Delhi Capitals within the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League. Pant has additionally chipped in with runs for DC and has been a key player for the franchise in demise overs within the 5 matches they’ve performed thus far.
In a current chat on Star Sports Cricket Connected, former India batting coach Sanjay Bangar picked the Delhi wicketkeeper as the perfect option for changing MS Dhoni within the group.
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Bangar defined that Pant’s addition will assist the group in arising with left and right-hand batting combos.
“In terms of wicket-keeping, I think it would be Rishabh Pant. I think the way he started this year’s IPL and I think it is very important to have a left-hander as an option because for Team India when it comes to the middle order it helps to balance out the right-handers,” Bangar stated.
Former India pacer Ashish Nehra stated that he agrees with Bangar and added that the Indian group ought to back Rishabh Pant.
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“It totally depends on which format we are talking about. If we are talking about Test cricket, and if you want to go with the best wicket-keeper then you also have to consider the mindset of the captain and coach.
“I am in total agreement with Sanjay Bangar, I think they should go ahead with Rishabh Pant. Pant should be backed! Every player needs to be backed when it comes to international cricket,” Nehra stated.
DC will subsequent tackle Rajasthan Royals within the IPL 2020.