IPL 2022: Rishabh Pant begins quarantine in Mumbai

Delhi Capital (DC) captain Rishabh Pant arrived in Mumbai on the Wednesday before the upcoming date IPL 2022. The 24-year-old is currently undergoing a 3-day quarantine before stepping on the pitch to begin preparatory activities with the rest of the team.

Pant began an intriguing campaign in the Test series against Sri Lanka, where he was adjudged as Player of the series. The goalie hitter scored 96 points in Mohali and followed by two key spots in the Pink Ball Test in Bengaluru.

The 15th edition of the IPL will mark Pant’s second season as captain of the Delhi Capitals. He was appointed captain in the first leg of the IPL 2021 following the injury of Shreyas Iyer. The brand chose to continue with the youngster at the helm even after Iyer’s return in the second leg.

A glimpse of the captain’s entry into quarantine was announced by the Capitals on their social media accounts on Thursday.

The franchisor was seen arriving at the Taj Mahal Palace hotel with a few of his teammates. After a friendly greeting in front of the camera and crew, he entered his room to begin his mandatory three-day quarantine period.

On Wednesday, Pant also shared a clip of him spending time with his franchise teammates Akshar Patel and Mandeep Singh.

Rishabh Pant will lead a formidable Delhi Capital team in IPL 2022

The dazzling rocket polisher brought Delhi Capital to the top of the leaderboard in the previous release. However, successive defeats to eventual finalists Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders disqualified them from the tournament.

The capital Delhi this time has built a formidable squad in the quest for the maiden title. The squad is as follows:

Rishabh Pant (captain), Axar Patel, Prithvi Shaw, Anrich Nortje, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Shardul Thakur, Mustafizur Rahman, Kuldeep Yadav, Ashwin Hebbar, Abhishek Sharma, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, KS Bharat, Mandeep Singh, Khaleel Ahmed, Chetan , Lalit Yadav, Ripal Patel, Yash Dhull, Rovman Powell, Pravin Dubey, Lungi Ngidi, Vicky Ostwal, Sarfaraz Khan

The capital Delhi is scheduled to face the Mumbai Indians in the encounter of the day on Sunday, March 27 at Brabourne Stadium.

Edited by Sudeshna Banerjee

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