After the blockbuster Friday opener betwixt Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians, IPL 2021 volition spot different high-voltage contention betwixt 2 star-studded teams connected Saturday, April 10. It's the Master taking connected the Apprentice arsenic Chennai Super Kings unfastened their run against Delhi Capitals astatine the Wankhede Stadium successful Mumbai.
For the archetypal clip successful his career, Rishabh Pant volition beryllium starring an IPL franchise arsenic helium was appointed arsenic the skipper of Delhi Capitals pursuing a enarthrosis wounded to Shreyas Iyer. And his archetypal duty volition beryllium against MS Dhoni, the antheral whom helium looks up to arsenic a mentor and guru.
How often person we seen Rishabh Pant visiting MS Dhoni astatine his location successful Ranchi aft planetary assignments? Dhoni has been a mentor and a usher to the young wicketkeeper-batsman from Delhi implicit the years. In fact, Pant was looked astatine arsenic a imaginable successor to Dhoni successful the elder Indian broadside and the youngster, implicit the past 4 months, is showing signs of one.
Head manager Ravi Shastri, who has been instrumental successful helping Rishabh Pant amended and present crossed each formats implicit the past fewer months, can't hold to spot the conflict of the "Guru and the Chela".April 10, 2021
The erstwhile India skipper besides highlighted that helium is looking guardant to listening to the 2 of them down the stumps. Both the wicket keepers, known for their stump mic pearls, volition beryllium up against each different successful beforehand of bare stands astatine the Wankhede. There volition beryllium plentifulness of audio to prime up from the stump mic.
"Guru vs Chela. Bahot Maza aayega aaj. Stump Mic suniyega zaroor #DhoniReturns #Pant," Shastri said successful a societal media post.
Notably, Rishabh Pant had spoken astir the excitement of starring Delhi Capitals successful their IPL 2021 opener against MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings.
"t volition beryllium other peculiar to locomotion retired for the flip with MS Dhoni time (Saturday). This volition beryllium the archetypal clip I volition beryllium starring an IPL squad and the archetypal lucifer is against Mahi bhai," Rishabh Pant said successful a statement.
I person learned a batch from him, and I person gained a batch of acquisition from him. Hopefully, I tin usage this acquisition against him and we tin triumph this match. That's what I americium looking guardant to," helium added.
All eyes volition beryllium connected MS Dhoni arsenic the erstwhile India skipper returns to competitory enactment for the archetypal clip since his last crippled for CSK successful IPL 2020. Having retired from planetary cricket successful August 2020, Dhoni has been featuring lone successful the IPL. With a revamped squad, Dhoni's men volition beryllium looking to enactment down the horrors of 2020 and statesman their run connected a winning note.