The captain is always with us… Warner wrote a heart touching message for Pant… Now a fight with the Titans
Delhi Capitals had to face defeat in the first match
Warner is captaining in place of injured Rishabh Pant
New Delhi. Delhi Capitals got defeated in the first match of IPL 2023. Acting captain David Warner has recalled the regular captain of the team, Rishabh Pant. Pant is currently recovering from injury. Due to injury, Pant is out of the 16th season of IPL. Delhi Capitals missed Pant against Lucknow Super Giants. The Delhi Capitals team will face Hardik Pandya’s Gujarat Titans in their second match of the current season, who have defeated the 4-time champions Chennai Super Kings in their first match. The match between the two teams will be played on April 4.
Australia’s explosive opener David Warner has posted Rishabh Pant’s jersey on his official Instagram page. This jersey of Pant was hung on the roof of the dugout of Delhi Capitals during the match against Lucknow Super Giants. The color of this jersey is red and Rishabh is written on the number 17 jersey. Tagging Rishabh Pant, Warner wrote the caption of this photo, ‘Skipper is always with us.’
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Rishabh Pant’s jersey was hung in the dugout of Delhi Capitals.
Rishabh Pant’s absence is hurting the team
This Instagram post by David Warner clearly shows that the Delhi Capitals team is missing its former captain. Pant has been able to play an important role in the success of his team in the last few seasons. It is not easy for any player to fill his place. His presence will double the morale of the team. In the first match of the current season, except David Warner, no batter could stay at the crease. In the first match, the batting pole of Delhi Capitals was revealed. His batters were seen yearning for one run.
Sunrisers Hyderabad has become champion under Warner’s captaincy
David Warner has captained in IPL before also. He has given the title to Sunrisers Hyderabad in the year 2016. He is the best batsman of his team. Delhi Capitals had to face defeat by 50 runs in the first match. Under the captaincy of Pant, Delhi Capitals were successful in reaching the final of IPL in 2020. He has been an important member of his team ever since.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : April 02, 2023, 16:50 IST