Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting feels swashbuckling wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant will enjoy the extra responsibility of leading the side in the Indian Premier League this season.

Pant was named the captain of Delhi Capitals for the upcoming IPL after regular skipper Shreyas Iyer was ruled out of the tournament following a left shoulder injury he sustained during the recently-concluded England’s tour of India.

“I think extra responsibility is going to sit really well with him. He’s that sort of a person that likes the responsibility, wants to be the main man and wants to be the leader, so I am really excited to see how he goes.

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“We’ll help him through, but honestly, I don’t think he’s going to need much help at all,” Ponting was quoted as saying in a media release.

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