13th edition of IPL is inching closer and with every passing day, we get to see our favourite teams and players getting better. All the teams have reached the destination and have gone through the mandatory tests and quarantine period. Now they all are set to sweat over the field to get out of the forced slumber of 5 months. Covid-19 restrictions had confined everybody to their homes and IPL has come as a ray of hope for all the players. Teams have already begun with their regular drills and net practice. There are few players who have started to scare off their opponents from the very beginning, from the time of net practice. One such player is Delhi Capital’s, Rishabh Pant. Pant has started with intense sessions of net practice and the player is aiming for boundaries from the very beginning.
SPINNERS STAND NO CHANCE
Rishabh Pant one of the prized possessions of Delhi Capitals. The player has been displaying an amazing game in the previous seasons too. The way he has begun in this session also promises the same charisma on the field. Pant is a gifted player and he has displayed this time and again on the field. The time he hit an 18-ball fifty has not been forgotten yet. It was the fastest at his level and after that many times, he has proved to be worthy of all the opportunities that have come his way. Pant is an integral part of Delhi Capitals and he is certainly going to remain so from the looks of his net practice.
Pant was seen on the field on Monday at Sharjah where he was knocking the spinners off the field in his signature style. The ballers seemed to have a tough time against Pant. Every other ball delivered to the batsman was touching boundary. The cricketer did not give even one hint that he had been on break for the last 5 months. His stunning stroke play still scares the bowlers and strengthens the team. One more aspect of Pant’s game that is a strong point for the team is that he is a great wicket-keeper. Though we have not seen him doing the keeping during the practice yet we can only hope for the same expertise from the gifted cricketer. Kings XI Punjab is going to be the first team to face Delhi Capitals and Delhi Capitals is not leaving any stone unturned in ensuring that they give their opponents a tough time.
Rishabh Pant’s outstanding performance has got everyone’s eye and the franchise could not stop from sharing that they have a gem. On the official Twitter handle of the franchise, a picture was posted with a caption that read, “An Indian southpaw smashing sixes at will in Sharjah”.