Rishabh Pant: During the first T20 match between India and South Africa, Rishabh Pant made another record in his name. Actually, Rishabh Pant captained in this match after KL Rahul was injured. Rishabh Pant is the second youngest player to captain the Indian team. The record of captaining India at the youngest age is in the name of former Indian player Suresh Raina. Suresh Raina captained India at the age of 23 years and 197 days. Rishabh Pant described this moment as the proudest moment of his career.
Pant is the second youngest captain of India
Rishabh Pant captained the Indian team in 24 years 248 days. In this way, Pant became the second youngest captain after Suresh Raina, who captained the Indian team in T20 Internationals. At the same time, when Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the captain of the Indian team, his age was 26 years and 66 days. Apart from this, Rishabh Pant is the fourth wicketkeeper to captain in international cricket. Earlier, Syed Kirmani, Rahul Dwid and Mahendra Singh Dhoni have captained the Indian team.
Dinesh Karthik returns to Indian team after 3 years
Dinesh Karthik has returned to the Indian team after 3 years for this series. It is worth noting that Dinesh Karthik batted brilliantly for Royal Challengers Bangalore this season. This wicket-keeper batsman did a great finish for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the last over. Apart from this, Hardik Pandya has also returned to the Indian team. This year, Gujarat Titans won the title under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya.
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