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Rishabh was furious, he appealed…: Axar reveals Delhi Capitals captain’s reaction to one-match suspension

Axar Patel has revealed that Rishabh Pant was upset after receiving a one-match ban for slow overrate. Rishabh is not part of the playing XI for DC’s ongoing match against Royal Challengers Bengaluru. Axar leads the team in his absence.

Rishabh Pant was suspended for one match. Photo: BCCI

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Rishabh Pant will not play in DC’s league match against RCB
  • He was suspended for speeding
  • Axar Patel is heading DC in his absence

Delhi capitals (DC) are without the services of their captain, Rishabh pants for the league stage game of IPL 2024 against Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB). The DC captain was suspended for one match and fined Rs 30 lakh by BCCI for his third offense of slow speeding. He supports the team from the locker room.

Axar Patel, who is heading DC in Rishabh’s absence, has revealed his reaction to the ban. At the toss, Axar revealed that Rishabh was upset about the ban. “Will bowl first. Bangalore’s wicket is always good. It’s a hunting ground. If we start well, we will dominate the game. Rishabh was angry and had also appealed against the ban. He is here on the ground and motivates the team. Kushagra.” comes for Rishabh. Rasikh Dhar is there,” said Axar.

As per BCCI rules, a captain will be fined Rs 12 lakh for his first offense of over-quota. For the second offense, the fine is increased to Rs 24 lakh. The third offense is punishable by a fine of Rs 30 lakh and a one-match ban.