IPL 2023: Rishabh Pant Will Not Play For Delhi Capitals, DC Starts Looking For A New Captain. The director of cricket for Delhi Capitals has confirmed that Rishabh Pant is ruled out of the IPL. Pant was involved in a terrible vehicle accident on December 30 and will likely miss a significant amount of time. While Rishabh is absent for the foreseeable future, DC is looking for a new captain.
On Friday night, the captain of Delhi Capitals and wicketkeeper for India underwent knee surgery. The 25-year-medial old’s collateral ligament (MCL) and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) both sustained two tears (MCL). Pant will not be able to perform for the upcoming six months, according to InsideSport.
Pant is now unsure about playing in the ICC ODI World Cup and the Asia Cup in 2023, in addition to missing the IPL in 2023. (Oct-Nov).
“Rishabh Pant will not be available for the IPL. I am in connection with DC. It will be a great IPL. We will do well. Rishabh Pant’s Injury will affect DC,” Sourav Ganguly told reporters in Kolkata.
The Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) is a rock for Rishabh Pant in times of crisis. In addition to attending to his medical needs, the board will also protect his business interests.
Despite the fact that Pant did not play in the IPL this year, the board will fully pay his 16 crore IPL salary from Delhi Capitals. In addition to this, the board will fully pay him the 5 crores due under his central contract.
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It’s important to note that all players with central contracts have insurance. According to BCCI regulations, the organization will pay these players in full if their ailments prevent them from participating in the IPL. The insurance company, not the concerned franchise, pays the full bill.