IPL 2021: Shreyas Iyer on Rishabh Pant leading the Delhi Capitals

Shreyas Iyer discusses how he respects the team management’s decision for captaincy

Shreyas Iyer returned to the Delhi Capitals side after surgery. As a result, to allow him to completely recover the stand-in captain was Rishabh Pant. Firstly, Shreyas Iyer has recovered now. Secondly, it is to be noted that Iyer was in a different frame of mind during the last two years.

Speaking of Delhi Capitals winning their first game of the IPL remainder was magical! It was a complete team effort to clinch the game from Sunrisers Hyderabad. At present, Delhi Capitals is on top of the points table.

Recently, Shreyas Iyer speaks about playing as a team member and not captain now. “This is part of the decision-making from the franchise or whatever decision they took, I respect the fact and Rishabh is leading the side well from the start of the season and they thought that he should be continued till the season end and I completely respect the decision,” he said.

Adding that, there has been no change in focus with his batting. Just that as captain Shreyas would soak in pressure. As a result, now there are more challenges, and performance is needed in those times.

The aggressive batsman it is a “really good feeling” to contribute to the team’s win in his first match post comeback.

Shreyas believes that “I wouldn’t say that I’m satisfied because the hunger has just gone up and the appetite keeps on increasing every match you play, so yeah, not satisfied or not contained,”

Well, best of luck to the table-toppers- Delhi Capitals and Shreyas Iyer for the rest of the tournament.

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