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After the return of Shreyas, he can be handed over the captaincy of Delhi Capitals again in place of Pant in IPL Leg-2. Delhi are currently at the top of the points table after 29 matches.
Team India’s middle order batsman Shreyas Iyer has started batting practice. He suffered a left shoulder injury during the ODI series against England in March. After this Shreyas did not play in the first leg of the IPL. Rishabh Pant was given the captaincy of the team in his place. However, after the return of Shreyas, he can be handed over the captaincy of Delhi Capitals again in place of Pant in IPL leg-2. Delhi are currently at the top of the points table after 29 matches.
Shreyas Iyer doing indoor batting practice
Iyer has also shared the video of the practice on social media. However, they are doing indoor practice instead of the ground. Also doing a lot of work-out together. He can also be called for national duty as soon as he attains fitness. However, the decision of captaincy of Delhi is to be taken by the team management. But none of the team members are ready to comment on it.
Shreyas’s focus on IPL trophy instead of captaincy
Shreyas also gave a statement on the decision of the captaincy a few days ago. He said that I have no information about this time. This decision is to be taken by the owner of the team. However, the team has done well in the first leg and are top of the points table. For me this is most important. Winning the IPL trophy means more to me.
Shreyas Delhi’s second most successful captain
Delhi has played 35 matches under the captaincy of Shreyas. Out of this, the team won 19 matches. At the same time, the team had to face defeat in 18 matches. Under the captaincy of Shreyas, the Delhi team reached the final in 2020. Where he got defeated at the hands of Mumbai. He is the most successful captain after Virender Sehwag in terms of wins. Sehwag had captained the Delhi team from 2008 to 2012. During this, out of 52 matches, the team won 28 matches and lost 24 matches.
Shreyas Iyer was seen in pain on the field after suffering an injury in the first ODI against England in March.
Pant beat Dhoni-Rohit in the very first season
In the IPL 2021 season, Rishabh Pant took to the field for the first time as a captain. Their success is known from the fact that Delhi won 6 out of 8 matches till the IPL was postponed. In his very first IPL as a captain, he defeated the top-3 captains of the league who had won 9 titles. This includes Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma and Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner.
Pant took some bold decisions in IPL 2021
Pant gave opportunities to young players like Prithvi Shaw and Avesh Khan in the team and senior players like Steve Smith, Ajinkya Rahane, Umesh Yadav and Anrique Norkhia on the bench. They benefited from this. In batting, Pant gave continuous opportunities to Shaw and Dhawan and both of them went on to win matches for the team. In bowling too, Pant made Amit Mishra sit on the bench in the first few matches. In his place, all-rounder Lalit Yadav was fielded. Lalit proved himself with good performance.