IND vs SA: Rishabh Pant said – it is a great feeling to get the captaincy, I will fulfill the responsibility with full passion

New Delhi. Wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has been handed the captaincy of the Indian team just a day before the start of the 5-match T20I against South Africa. Pant said that he will fulfill this responsibility with passion. Pant, who was named vice-captain for the home series against South Africa, took over the captaincy of the team when captain Lokesh Rahul was ruled out due to a groin injury a day before the start of the series. Regular captain Rohit Sharma has been rested from this series.

Rishabh Pant Said on the eve of the first match, ‘It is a very good feeling, although this responsibility was not received in good conditions. I also got this news an hour ago, so I am going through this feeling right now.

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This Delhi cricketer said, ‘I have not been able to digest this information till now. It is a wonderful feeling to get this opportunity, especially in my own city. Pant is leading the team Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League for the last two seasons. During the recently concluded IPL, Pant also experimented with his batting order.

Better performance against spinners
Asked if he would continue to change his batting order, Pant said, “My batting order will depend on the situation. There cannot be a consistent batting order in these conditions as we play a lot against spinners but if we need to change the batting order, we will do that. He said, ‘It will help me a lot as a captain. When you keep doing the same thing for a long time, you improve and you learn from it and I think it will help me.

Benefits of captaining in IPL
The 24-year-old Pant believes that the captaincy of Delhi Capitals in the IPL will help in the series against South Africa. He said, ‘Captaincy of Delhi Capitals will help a lot. I am someone who learns from his mistakes. Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav was also ruled out of the series due to a right arm injury while batting in the nets on Tuesday.

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there will be a lot of changes

Pant said, ‘There will not be much change in the batting order. If Kel Rahul had to open the innings then there would be a change. We don’t have enough openers so you know what this change will be. According to Pant, ‘Keeping in mind the T20 World Cup, a lot of changes can be expected in the Indian team.’ “As a team, we have thought about certain goals that we have to achieve. We are continuously working on them. We are thinking about the World Cup. You will see a lot of changes in the coming days.

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