RR faces a confident Delhi Capitals in the IPL match in Mumbai on Thursday
Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw played knocks of 85 and 72 respectively to chase down the target of 189 runs against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and guided the side to a seven-wicket win on Saturday.
Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw delivered magnificent performances as they powered Delhi Capitals to a commanding seven-wicket win over CSK in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday.
The Delhi franchise ended runners-up last season in the UAE and would be aiming to go one better this time and a good start would be what they will be looking for
"My first match as captain will be against Mahi (MS Dhoni) bhai. It will be a good experience for me as I have learned a lot from him," said the Delhi Capitals skipper
"I am obsessed with Rishabh Pant because I think he is just an absolute match-winner," Ganguly added.
"Delhi is where I grew up, and where my IPL journey began six years ago. To lead this team one day is a dream I've always harboured. And today, as that dream comes true, I feel humbled," Pant said.
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Pant, who had walked in at No. 4 to replace skipper Virat Kohli, was facing the seventh ball of his innings in Archer's second over. Pant moved away to his leg and scooped an Archer good-length ball over the wicketkeeper
The youngster did it once again, this time against Jofra Archer in the T20 match that England won on Friday. Coming to bat at No.4 after Virat Kohli’s departure, the southpaw hit Archer for a six with the reverse scoop.
With the rise of several young players like Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj and the maverick Rishabh Pant, India have been on a roll both at home and abroad
Pant plundered 13 fours and two sixes in his breathtaking 101 off 118 balls on day two of the final Test against England