The excitement for IPL 2024 has already begun. All eyes are fixated on the return of the fans favorite Rishabh Pant for Delhi Capitals in the upcoming IPL 2024. Pant was involved in a terrible car accident resulted in serious injuries to him. The incident took place in December 2022. Since then, Pant has been away from cricket. He missed whole IPL 2023 and 2023 ODI World Cup. Will Rishabh Pant play in IPL 2024 ?
The news of Pant’s absence due to injury sent shockwaves through the cricketing world. However, Pant embarked on a rigorous rehabilitation journey, guided by a team of seasoned physiotherapists and coaches. As the IPL 2024 approaches, the fans are eagerly waiting for the prospect of witnessing Pant’s much-anticipated return to the Delhi Capitals’ lineup.
Will Rishabh Pant play in IPL 2024 ?
As per the reports, Rishabh Pant will be fit to play in IPL 2024. With his return, he will also lead the team in IPL 2024. In his absence, David Warner led Delhi Capitals in IPL 2023. The team did not perform up to expectations and finished second last in the points table.
The rumors of Pant’s return in IPL 2024 arose when he attended a camp of Delhi Capitals in in Kolkata, along with Sourav Ganguly (director of cricket), Ricky Ponting (head coach), and Pravin Amre (assistant coach). It is reported that Rishabh Pant is taking active part in discussions regarding the strategies for IPL 2024 auction.
Another favorable factor for Rishab Pant’s return to IPL is impact player rule. With the introduction of Impact Player, the teams can bring one substitute in to bat and bowl. There are high chances that Pant will play as an impact player. In that case, he will not keep the gloves for Delhi Capitals.
If Rishabh Pant recovers well in time for IPL 2024, it will be his first match since Bangladesh tour in 2022. Pant’s return is poised to reshape the tactical landscape for Delhi Capitals. His aggressive batting style and wicket-keeping prowess introduce a strategic advantage, offering the team a multifaceted approach to dominate the competition.