Watch: Rishabh Pant got no chill, takes a dig at Sam Billings in Delhi Capitals' training session
Rishabh Pant carved out a reputation for himself as one of the aggressive cricketers. He showcased his mettle with the bat in the Border Gavaskar Trophy series against Australia and home Test series against England. He is only 23 years old and has already started making waves in world cricket.
Tagged as one of the destructive players in the game, Rishabh Pant is sincerely preparing for the team's first match against Chennai Super Kings. Delhi Capitals will begin their journey today at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Earlier, in the 2020 season, Shreyas Iyer led the team to the finals of the competition.
However, Mumbai Indians defeated them and won their fifth title. Shreyas Iyer who picked up a shoulder injury during the ODI series against England has been ruled out of the entire IPL. Delhi Capitals appointed Rishabh Pant as their caption for the 14th edition of the IPL.
Rishabh Pant takes a dig at Sam Billings
Being a wicketkeeper, Rishabh Pant has cultivated a new habit of trolling the opposition batsmen with witty one-liners. His antics behind the stumps earned him a massive fan following on social media. Fans are enjoying the way Pant has been going about his business while keeping the wickets.
Recently, Rishabh Pant decided to troll his own teammate Sam Billings in the training session when the English cricketer couldn't deal with spin properly. As Billings struggled to nudge the turning deliveries, Pant showed his hilarious side as he chipped in with remarks.
Delhi Capitals Twitter admin ensured to capture complete video of the incident and posted it on Twitter handle to share it with fans and followers. DC Twitter admin captured the post "@rishabpant can't resist himself behind the stumps, even during practice 🎙️😆."
As Billings' struggles against spin continued, Pant hilariously teased Billings by saying "someone is not hitting". Meanwhile, the English cricketer himself said: 'Welcome to India.'