4 Captaincy Record Rishabh Pant Can Break IN IPL 2021
By CricShots - Apr 2, 2021 7:09 pm
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Ahead of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), last year’s runners-up, Delhi Capitals (DC) suffered a huge blow as their skipper, Shreyas Iyer dislocated his shoulder while fielding in the first ODI of the three-match series against England. As a result, he has been ruled out of the entire IPL 2021 and the Capitals have decided to appoint the young Rishabh Pant as the new leader of the squad.

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Rishabh Pant 

As Pant is all set to lead an IPL franchise for the first time, He will be looking forward to making the upcoming tournament memorable and will have his eyes set on the few captaincy records. Here are the captaincy records that Rishabh Pant can break in IPL 2021:

#1 Youngest captain to win IPL title

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Rohit Sharma after winning the IPL 2013

If Rishabh Pant managed to lead the Delhi Capitals in IPL 2021, then he will become the youngest captain to do so. Since the inception of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2008, Delhi Capitals hasn’t managed to win the title even once. Pant can also become eth first captain of the Delhi-based franchise to win the coveted trophy.

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At present, the record is held by Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma as he won the IPL title when he was just 26 years and 26 days old in 2013. Since then, Rohit hasn’t looked back as under his leadership Mumbai has emerged as the most successful team having won the IPL five times in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020. Rishabh Pant is eligible for breaking this record as a youngster in just 23 years old.

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