File photo of Delhi Capitals’ stand-in captain David Warner. , Photo Credit: AP
Stand-in Delhi Capitals captain David Warner said on March 31 that the team wants a regular captain Rishabh Pant tells to take it “slow and easy” while recovering from horrific car accident He suffered a loss in December.
The flamboyant wicket-keeper batsman was ruled out of this IPL as he was undergoing rehabilitation after the accident.
“He is keen to support us as much as he can. I am sure he will do his best to come and see us.”
“But we want him to recover, take it slow and easy and the sooner the better,” Warner said on the eve of DC’s match against Lucknow Super Giants.
Warner also talked Akshar Patel’s role as vice-captain in favor of.
“Axar will be very knowledgeable about all the players in the team. He will be in control of relaying information to the bowlers and will also help me deal with the language barrier.” The opener expressed that home ground advantage will be a big factor this season with the tournament returning to home-and-away format for the first time since 2019.
“You understand the wicket at your home ground and you also have your fans who are cheering you on.
“The chanting of fans in the stadium will give us the strength and confidence to do our best,” Warner said.