Will lead India with...: Rishabh Pant makes BIG statement after being named captain for India

Rishabh Pant, who was the designated vice-captain for the home series against South Africa, was handed the captaincy after

KL Rahul was ruled out a day before the first game due to a right groin injury.

The designated time of India's press conference was pushed back by more than 90 minutes

The real reason behind it came through a BCCI release which said that wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant was elevated to captaincy for the T20I series against South Africa.

As Pant made his way through to address his first press conference on the eve of his now India captaincy debut 

It’s a very good feeling although it didn’t come in good circumstances.

I haven’t even digested the information yet. It is a great feeling getting this opportunity, especially in my hometown,” the Delhi cricketer said.