The 12th edition of Indian Premier League is about to start and cricket fans around the world is waiting to see their favorite cricketers lock horn against each other. This is the time when players from same country fight against each other to take their teams to the final of world’s richest cricketing league.
Rishabh Pant, who will don the jersey of Delhi again have a challenge for the Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni, who is known for his coolness on the field. In a promotional video released by the Indian Premier League, Pant is seen looking at a scrap book with Dhoni’s picture pasted on it and challenges his mentor.
Pant says, the story will be different this time as he will perform extremely well against Chennai Super Kings so that the ‘captain-cool’ can no longer remain cool.
“Mahi bhai na guru ke samaan hain. Agar Mahi bhai nahi hote na, pata nahi mai wicketkeeper-batsman hota, nahi hota. Lekin is baari unki team pe main aisa barsoonga ki captain cool, cool nahi rahenge. Mahi bhai tayyar rehna, game dikhane aa raha hoon,” said Pant in the video.
Towards the end MS Dhoni also features in the video, where he is seen giving a staunch look at the camera after watching Pant’s video challenge.
The fun banter is on 😁👌👌@RishabPant777 from @DelhiCapitals is going one up against @ChennaiIPL Captain @msdhoni - What will be Thala's reply? Watch this space for more 😉😎 #VIVOIPL pic.twitter.com/aI2fO5bl4x— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) February 24, 2019
Rishabh Pant was retained by Delhi Capitals after his amazing performance in last year’s IPL, where he also won the emerging player of the year award. The IPL 2019 will start from March 23, with MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings taking on Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opener.