New Delhi. Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad The teams of (Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad) will face-to-face on Thursday in the 50th match of the IPL. A day before this match, the captain of Delhi Rishabh Pant (Rishabh Pant)- Appeared in the mood for fun. Delhi Capitals has shared a video on social media in which Pant is seen enjoying football during the training session with Fletcher Ponting, son of the team’s head coach Ricky Ponting. Ponting is currently in India with his family.
In the video shared by IPL franchise Delhi Capitals on their official Twitter handle, Delhi captain Pant and Fletcher Ponting are playing football. It can be clearly seen in the video that Fletcher tried to snatch the ball from Pant several times and he also succeeded in that. Pant picked up Fletcher in his lap and took him away from the ball. Even after this, he could not snatch the ball from Fletcher. Both were seen playing football in the ground for a long time. Pant was impressed by the football skills of the head coach’s son.
Just two friends vibing over football
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) May 4, 2022
Left-handed batsman Rishabh Pant has scored 234 runs in 9 matches of the current IPL, with 44 runs being his best score. During this, he has hit 26 fours and 9 sixes. Pant is currently at number 25 among the batsmen who scored the most runs in this IPL. Ricky Ponting has been instrumental in making Pant the captain last year. Pant was made the captain in the 14th edition of IPL after Shreyas Iyer was injured.
Pant had made Delhi travel to the playoffs in his debut captaincy season. Pant was retained by Delhi ahead of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction. This season of IPL, Delhi Capitals is at number seven in the points table. Delhi has won 4 out of 9 matches under Pant’s captaincy. Pant’s captaincy Delhi Capitals will have to win the match by a big margin if they want to reach the playoffs. So that his net runrate can be better.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 05, 2022, 13:34 IST