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Rishabh Pant Feeling Nervous Excitement Ahead Of IPL 2024 Comeback
By CricShots - Mar 23, 2024 12:34 pm
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After months of anticipation and rigorous preparation, Rishabh Pant is poised to make his highly anticipated comeback to professional cricket with the Delhi Capitals in the IPL 2024 season. Ahead of his return, Pant shared his emotions and reflections on his journey over the past 14 months.

Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant 

Expressing a mix of feelings, RishabhPant revealed, “Jittery, nervous, excited – all of it, but at the same time, just happy, being able to come back to professional cricket. I’m just looking forward to playing my first game tomorrow.” His words echoed the eagerness and determination to step back onto the field after a challenging hiatus.

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Rishabh Pant emphasized his commitment to continuous improvement, stating, “Every time I take the field, it’s a different feeling altogether. I just wanted to bat as much as I could and get better every day. I don’t think much ahead, I take one day at a time, and give my 100%.”

Reflecting on Rishabh Pant’s journey, it’s evident that his path has been marked by resilience and dedication. Since joining Delhi Daredevils, later rebranded as Delhi Capitals, in 2015, Pant has been a pivotal figure in the squad, assuming captaincy responsibilities in 2021. However, a significant turning point occurred in December 2022 when Pant survived a life-threatening accident, underscoring the fragility of life beyond the cricket pitch.


In light of his return, Rishabh Pant acknowledges the importance of nurturing not just his physical but also his emotional well-being in the upcoming IPL season. He emphasized simplicity and enjoyment in the team’s approach, stating, “Most of the conversations are pretty simple, we just want to go out there, have fun, not complicate things and give our 100% in all the games.”

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The excitement surrounding Pant’s return is palpable, with DC Head Coach Rickey Ponting expressing enthusiasm for the veteran skipper’s comeback. Ponting emphasized Pant’s integral role in strengthening the team and highlighted his readiness to compete at the highest level. With a week of intensive training preceding the tournament, Ponting assured fans of Pant’s preparedness and hinted at potential fireworks in Pant’s return match.

As Pant prepares to lead the Delhi Capitals against Punjab Kings in their first match of IPL 2024, anticipation runs high for the resurgence of one of cricket’s most dynamic talents. The stage is set for Pant to reclaim his place on the cricketing stage and inspire his team to new heights of success.