Rishabh Pant Set To Return, Prasidh Krishna Ruled Out For IPL 2024 , Big Updates In Squads .

Rishabh Pant Set To Return After Grueling Recovery .

Indian cricket fans can rejoice! The BCCI has announced that star wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has been cleared to play in the upcoming IPL season. This news comes after a challenging 14-month journey for Pant, who battled through injuries sustained in a car accident last December. Following a rigorous rehabilitation program at the National Cricket Academy, Pant is now declared “fit as a wicket-keeper batter” for the TATA IPL 2024.

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Pant’s Captaincy Role for Delhi Capitals Up in the Air

While Pant’s return is undoubtedly a welcome boost, questions remain regarding his captaincy for the Delhi Capitals. David Warner, who ably led the team in Pant’s absence last year, could potentially retain the role. Fans will be watching closely to see if Pant reclaims the captaincy or resumes his wicketkeeping duties immediately.

Setback for Rajasthan Royals, But Royals Secure Replacement

The Rajasthan Royals received a blow with fast bowler Prasidh Krishna ruled out of the tournament due to a recent knee surgery. This marks his second consecutive IPL season on the sidelines, following a lumbar stress fracture in 2023. Despite a promising Test debut in South Africa, a new injury during the Ranji Trophy has sidelined him again.

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However, the Royals haven’t lost hope. They’ve bolstered their pace attack by acquiring Avesh Khan from the Lucknow Super Giants in a pre-season trade, with Devdutt Padikkal moving in the other direction. This strategic move strengthens their batting lineup while addressing the gap left by Krishna’s absence.

Looking Ahead to IPL 2024

The excitement for IPL 2024 continues to build with Pant’s return and teams making adjustments to overcome injuries and new player dynamics. Cricket enthusiasts eagerly await the tournament’s commencement, filled with the thrill of competition and the return of a star player.

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