Rishabh Pant is currently in the United Arab Emirates training with the Delhi Capitals ahead of the IPL 2020. After scoring 488 runs in 16 innings last year, the wicketkeeper-batsman will be looking to improve on his tally in the IPL 2020. The cricketer will be expected to play a crucial role in the middle order, as he will be tasked to play the finisher’s role efficiently throughout the competition.

Delhi Capitals, who will take on Kings XI Punjab in the second match of the IPL 2020, have been regularly sharing pictures and videos from the team’s training sessions. In one of their recent posts featuring Rishabh Pant, the Delhi Capitals also made a reference to the player's performance during India’s tour of Australia in 2018/19, while mocking Australian cricketer Tim Paine’s memorable ‘babysitting' sledge.

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Delhi Capitals’ song for Rishabh Pant

The team posted a picture of Rishabh Pant batting in the nets on social media, where the cricketer is seen slogging at a ball in the nets. Opening batsman Prithvi Shaw and coach Ricky Ponting are also visible in the background, admiring the cricketer’s shot. Along with the picture, Delhi Capitals wrote the lyrics of the memorable song which got famous after Tim Paine’s ‘babysitting' comment.

After Delhi Capitals posted the picture online, several fans reacted to it. Many fans pointed out Ricky Ponting’s expression, as they wrote that the Australian seems to be happy with Rishabh Pant’s performance in the nets. Recently, Rishabh Pant had talked about how Ricky Ponting gives him a free hand to do what he wants on the field. Several other fans also expressed their excitement about seeing Rishabh Pant in the IPL 2020, as they predicted that the Delhi Capitals cricketer will be the ‘Orange Cap’ winner in the competition.