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IPL 2021: Iyer may replace Pant as captain in UAE-leg

The remaining matches of the Indian Premier League season 14 will be held in the United Arab Emirates in September-October. Before the start of the tournament, Delhi Capitals has done a big blow to Rishabh Pant. According to the reports, Rishabh Pant can be removed from the captaincy and Shreyaskar Iyer will return back as captain.

Shreyas Iyer is currently recovering from shoulder surgery. Iyer underwent shoulder surgery in April and was ruled out of the 14th season of IPL due to this surgery.

Iyer is likely will be fully fit by August. Since the tournament is expected to start on September 18, the path of Iyer’s return to the team is completely clear. Despite the injury, Delhi Capitals didn’t released Iyer from the squad. According to the report of Sports Today, Shreyas Iyer will be seen taking command of the team of the IPL when it will be shifted to UAE.

After Shreyesh Iyer’s injury, Delhi Capitals expressed confidence in young wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant. Rishabh Pant handled the responsibility of captaincy very well. He led the team in 6 ein out of 8 games. Delhi Capitals is at the first position in the points table with 12 points and they just need 2 more win to make it to playoffs.

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