IPL 2021: Rishabh Pant, Delhi Capitals should not get overawed by the aura of MS Dhoni - Sunil Gavaskar

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IPL 2021, CSK vs DC: Legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar urged Rishabh Pant to animate Delhi Capitals to play their earthy and assertive benignant of cricket adjacent arsenic helium takes connected his idol MS Dhoni connected captaincy debut connected Saturday successful Mumbai.

 Respect should beryllium  disconnected  the tract  - Gavaskar connected  Pant vs Dhoni (Courtesy of BCCI)

IPL 2021: Respect should beryllium disconnected the tract - Gavaskar connected Pant vs Dhoni (Courtesy of BCCI)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Rishabh Pant volition marque his IPL captaincy debut for Delhi Capitals
  • Pant takes connected his mentor and idol MS Dhoni connected Saturday
  • Rishabh Pant should not beryllium overawed by MS Dhoni: Sunil Gavaskar

Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar connected Saturday opened up connected the much-anticipated conflict betwixt Rishabh Pant and his idol MS Dhoni arsenic Chennai Super Kings instrumentality connected Delhi Capitals successful Match 2 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. Gavaskar highlighted that some the captains stock a fantastic camaraderie but said that it's each astir winning erstwhile the 2 teams measurement onto the transportation successful Mumbai.

Speaking to Star Sports, Sunil Gavaskar urged Rishabh Pant not to get overawed by the aura of MS Dhoni erstwhile helium makes his captaincy debut successful the IPL connected Saturday. The legendary batsman besides had a portion of proposal for Pant, who volition pb the Delhi Capitals for the archetypal clip successful the lack of injured Shreyas Iyer.

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"I don't privation to spot MS Dhoni enactment his limb astir his shoulders. He should effort and debar it. He should locomotion a small distant from MSD. This is simply a large match, helium should not beryllium overawed by everything. Rishabh Pant hardly ever is overawed by anything," Gavaskar said.

"But my feeling is that determination conscionable mightiness beryllium that small spot of respect. That respect should beryllium disconnected the field.

"On the field, you person to play your best. Rishabh Pant should present spot that helium and his squad don't get overawed by the aura of MSD. He and his squad should spell retired and play their earthy game," helium added.