Delhi Capitals have got a replacement for Rishabh Pant.
20-year-old young wicketkeeper may join the squad soon
New Delhi. Delhi Capitals have found a replacement for Rishabh Pant for IPL 2023. According to media reports, 20-year-old Bengal wicket-keeper batsman Abhishek Porel will join Delhi Capitals as Pant’s replacement. Abhishek has played 16 first class matches so far. Apart from this, he has played 3 T20s and as many List-A matches. He made his first class debut for Bengal in February last year. Abhishek has scored 695 runs in 16 first class matches played so far.
At the same time, Abhishek Porel has scored 54 runs in three matches of List A. Apart from this, this wicket-keeper batsman has played 3 T20 matches. He has also done 2 catches and two stumpings in List A matches. In December last year, Rishabh Pant was badly injured in an accident while going from Delhi to Roorkee. The ligament of his leg was torn. Its surgery was done in Mumbai. After this he has returned home. It may take 6 to 7 months for them to recover. For this reason, Pant is out of IPL and will not be a part of Team India in the World Test Championship as well.
IPL winning captain, full of power hitters, yet one problem remains, how will Delhi Capitals win the title?
In the last season, the performance of Delhi Capitals under the captaincy of Rishabh Pant was not very good. The team was able to win only 7 out of 14 matches. The team finished fifth after the group stage.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : March 29, 2023