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IPL 2024 Rishabh Pant : All eyes on Rishabh Pant in match against Punjab; Delhi will face Punjab today leader

Leaders Online Desk: The second match of the 17th season of IPL will be played between Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals today (March 23). During this match, the eyes of cricket fans will be on Rishabh Pant. Rishabh Pant will be seen making his comeback to professional cricket after a gap of 15 months after he was injured in a road accident in December 2022. (IPL 2024 Rishabh Pant)

Rishabh practiced batting in the net

Rishabh knows that it will take some time to get back to the old rhythm. So he batted more time in the nets while practicing with the team. Pant says, I get a different feeling when I step on the field. I want to stay on the field and bat as much as possible. (IPL 2024 Rishabh Pant)

In the last season, both the teams had a similar performance

The second match of the 17th season of IPL will be played between Delhi and Punjab. The 2023 season saw both teams perform well. Last season under the leadership of David Warner, Delhi was ninth in the points table while Punjab was eighth. Delhi coach Ricky Ponting says about Pant that he has prepared to bat more for this year's IPL. He has to believe in his performance during practice as well as matches. The match between these two teams will be played at the Maharaja Yadwinder Singh Cricket Stadium in Mullanpur.

Pant will keep wicket?

It is not yet clear whether Pant will keep wicket in today's match or not. If he doesn't keep wicket against Punjab, Shai Hope or South Africa's Tristan Stubbs can take over. Delhi's batting and bowling are both strong.
David Warner, who is bidding farewell to Test cricket, will be looking to secure a spot in Australia's T20 squad for the World Cup after doing well in the IPL. Apart from them, Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh, Pant, Stubbs, while bowling veteran Ishant Sharma, Mukesh Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Akshar Patel along with Enrique Nortje are included.

Bear Stow's form worries Punjab

Shikhar Dhawan, away from the national team, has the reins of Punjab's captaincy. Wicketkeeper-batsman Jitesh Sharma will be the new vice-captain of the team. However, Jonny Bairstow's poor form in the Test series against India is certainly a matter of concern. Although the team has good all-rounders in the form of Sikandar Raza, Sam Curran, Liama ​​Livingstone. In the form of Rabada, Arshdeep, Harshal Patel, they also have firepower in bowling.

Will the team choose from this?

Punjab Kings Team: Shikhar Dhawan (captain), Jitesh Sharma (wicketkeeper), Prabhasimran Singh, Jonny Bairstow, Sikandar Raza, Sam Curran, Harshal Patel, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Kagiso Rabada, Harpreet Brar, Nathan Ellis, Shivam Singh, Chris Woakes, Liam Livingstone , Riley Rossow, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Rishi Dhawan, Shashank Singh, Tanay Thiagarajan, Ashutosh Sharma, Atharva Tayde, Vidwath Kawerappa, Prince Chaudhary, Vishwanath Singh.

Delhi Capitals Team: Rishabh Pant (captain), Shai Hope (wicketkeeper), David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh, Akshar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar, Enrique Nortje, Khalil Ahmed, Ishant Sharma, Ricky Bhui, Rhy Richardson, Praveen Dubey , Rasik Dar Salam, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Sumit Kumar, Kumar Kushagra, Tristan Stubbs, Yash Dhul, Vicky Ostwal, Abhishek Porel, Swastik Chikara.

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