IPL 2024
Rishabh Pant Embraces Babysitting Duties With DC’s Overseas Teammates’ Children
By CricShots - Apr 19, 2024 6:31 pm
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Delhi Capitals’ captain Rishabh Pant showcased his softer side in a heartwarming interaction with the children of his overseas teammates. In a delightful video shared by the franchise, Pant, often dubbed as a babysitter by former Australian captain Tim Paine, engaged in playful banter and laughter-filled conversations with the little ones.

Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant performing babysitting duties pretty well

The endearing scene captured Pant’s warmth as he shared hugs and handshakes with the kids, radiating joy and camaraderie. “We’ve got Pant, Rishabh Pant. Rest continue in the comments,” quipped Delhi Capitals in a post on social media platform X (formerly Twitter), accompanying the video.

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Returning to competitive cricket after his recovery from an injury sustained in December 2022, Rishabh Pant’s presence in this IPL season has been eagerly awaited. His absence from major tournaments like the World Test Championship Final 2023 and the ICC World Cup had left a void in Team India’s lineup.


Despite the setback, Rishabh Pant’s stellar record across formats, including 33 Tests, 30 ODIs, and 66 T20Is, reflects his prowess on the cricket field. In the IPL arena, Pant’s dynamic style has seen him amass 3048 runs over eight seasons, establishing himself as a consistent performer.

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In the ongoing IPL 2024 campaign, Delhi Capitals have had a mixed run, securing three wins out of seven matches and currently holding sixth place on the points table. Their recent victory against Gujarat Titans showcased their resilience, with Pant leading the charge to a six-wicket win.

Looking ahead, Delhi Capitals brace for a challenging encounter against Sunrisers Hyderabad, led by Pat Cummins, at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Saturday, April 20. With Sunrisers Hyderabad displaying formidable form, having won four out of six games, the clash promises to be an exciting battle on the IPL stage.