IPL 2021: Rishabh Pant has grown in last 4 months, will do a good job, says Brian Lara | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Legendary West Indian batsman Brian Lara believes younger wicketkeeper-batman Rishabh Pant has improved a lot in the last few months and will do a good job in main Delhi Capitals in the continued IPL.
The 23-12 months-previous Pant was appointed because the Delhi Capitals skipper following the harm to common captain Shreyas Iyer, which compelled him out of the match.
Pant, a arduous-hitting batsman, is in the shape of his life and has emerged as a match-winner for India in the collection towards Australia and England.

(*4*) Lara, who holds the file for highest particular person rating in Test cricket, mentioned on Star Sports’ Select Dugout present.
“Plus, he doesn’t have the services of (Anrich) Nortje, (Kagiso) Rabada, and Axar Patel. So, they are asking a lot of him.
“I believe he has bought a group that will help him which is most necessary. He has grown in the last 4 months and I believe he will do a good job.”
DC had missed the services of Rabada and Nortje in the opening game as they were serving the mandatory quarantine, while Axar is recovering from COVID-19.

However, despite missing key players, Pant led Delhi Capitals to a winning start to their IPL campaign, defeating Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings in their opening match.
The game also saw the return of Suresh Raina and former India pacer Ajit Agarkar said the return of the experienced batsman will hold CSK in good stead after struggling last season.
“We noticed their battle when he (Raina) wasn’t there last season; he has been prolific for the 13 seasons of IPL. The one factor he brings in is a lot of expertise,” said Agarkar.
“It’s such a excessive-strain match and also you want the expertise as you go deeper in the match -plus, his runs. They (CSK) will be hoping that he nonetheless has the shape that was there earlier than.”

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