IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals Owner Furious At Indian Team For Ignoring Rishabh Pant, R Ashwin

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IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals chairman Parth Jindal has hit out at the Indian team for ignoring DC players Rishabh Pant and Ravichandran Ashwin during NZ series.

Written By Sreehari Menon | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Team India were comprehensively beaten in the New Zealand ODI series. The hosts whitewashed the Men in Blue 3-0. The series was a mixed bag for Delhi Capitals' players. Skipper Shreyas Iyer announced himself as the torchbearer for the No. 4 spot. Meanwhile, wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant failed to get a game. There was some confusion among supporters as India did not opt to play Rishabh Pant even though both the T20I and ODI series were decided with games in hand.

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IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals chairman criticises Team India for not playing Rishabh Pant

Delhi Capitals chairman Parth Jindal took to Twitter to express his disappointment. Jindal, whose JSW holds 50% stake in the IPL franchise Delhi Capitals, said that Rishabh Pant would have benefitted from a game in the series. He added that if Pant had to just warm the bench, he would have been better off playing with India A or in the domestic circuit. Parth Jindal further said that to see a player of Rishabh Pant’s calibre not play the 5th T20I or the 3rd ODI made no sense.

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IPL 2020: Parth Jindal calls for Ravichandran Ashwin to be called up after NZ series debacle

Delhi Capitals chairman Parth Jindal also took a jibe at the bowling attack. He added that Delhi Capitals’ IPL 2020 recruit Ravichandran Ashwin should make the team due to his ‘X factor.’ Jindal said that the non-inclusion of Ravichandran Ashwin in the national team is because there seems to be an aversion to wicket-takers. He further added that New Zealand’s performance in the ODI series proved that their performance in the World Cup 2019 semi-final was no fluke. 

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