Rishabh Pant’s dream of lifting his maiden IPL title within the first 12 months of his captaincy got here to a heartbreaking finish on Thursday after a 3-wicket defeat in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders in Qualifier 2. Rishabh Pant impressed in his maiden season as captain of Delhi Capitals this 12 months (Courtesy of BCCI)HIGHLIGHTSDelhi Capitals misplaced by 3 wickets in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders in Qualifier 22020 runners-up DC was the top-ranked staff within the league stage of IPL 2021Pant might be in motion quickly when India start their T20 World Cup marketing campaign vs Pakistan on Oct. 24Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant posted a heartfelt message for his teammates, franchise homeowners and followers after crashing out of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 in Sharjah on Wednesday night time.
Pant’s dream of lifting his maiden IPL title within the first 12 months of his captaincy got here to a heartbreaking finish after a 3-wicket defeat in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders in Qualifier 2.DC posted a under rating of 135 for five and gave it their all to defend the entire, pushed KKR to the final over and staged a superb comeback by claiming 6 wickets for 7 runs within the ultimate phases however nonetheless could not cease Eoin Morgan’s staff from crossing the end line with 1 ball to spare.Pant and some of his teammates, together with Prithvi Shaw, obtained emotional after the match and the skipper took to social media to depart one final message about their marketing campaign in a heartfelt submit on Twitter.”It ended in heartbreak last night, but I could not be more proud of leading this team of exceptional warriors. We battled hard through the season, and while we may have fallen short on some days, we always gave 100%.”To the homeowners, administration, workers, my teammates and most significantly, our passionate followers, I wish to say thanks from my coronary heart. You all made this season particular. We will come again stronger,” Pant tweeted.It led to heartbreak final night time, however I couldn’t be extra pleased with main this staff of remarkable warriors. We battled arduous via the season, and whereas we might have fallen brief on some days, we at all times gave 100%. pic.twitter.com/IRPGqsmPT0— Rishabh Pant (@RishabhPant17) October 14, 2021
Pant might be in motion quickly for Team India within the upcoming T20 World Cup within the United Arab Emirates. The 2007 champions will open their marketing campaign in opposition to arch-rivals Pakistan on October 24 on the Dubai International Stadium.The 2007 champions can even face Afghanistan and New Zealand together with 2 qualifiers in Group 2. Top 4 groups from every group of the Super 12 will progress to the knockout phases.Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.