IPL 2019: MS Dhoni Gives a Befitting Reply to Rishabh Pant’s Challenge (Watch Video)
MS Dhoni responds to Rishabh Pant's challenge (Photo Credits: Twitter)

The IPL 2019 is just a few days away and the teams have started with their TV commercials. A few days ago, a TV commercial was broadcasted where Delhi Capitals’ Rishabh Pant was seen challenging Chennai Super Kings’, MS Dhoni. The 21-year-old went on to credit MS Dhoni for the wicket-keeping skills and said that had it not been for the former Indian captain, he would have never been a wicket-keeper. Now, MS Dhoni was seen giving a fitting reply to the youngster. IPL 2019: Delhi Capitals’ Rishabh Pant TEASES CSK Thalla MS Dhoni Ahead of IPL 12 (Watch Video).

In the video we see, Dhoni saying that he had a similar attitude when he was as young as Pant. He further stated Pant should bring on the challenge and Dhoni would be waiting for the youngster behind the stumps. The former Indian captain even asked Pant to display his game and earn a name for himself. Check out the video of the advertisement below. IPL 2019 Schedule in PDF: Download VIVO Indian Premier League 12 Full Timetable With Fixtures, Matches, Team and Venue Details.

Talking about Chennai Super Kings, the team had faced a ban for the claims of spot-fixing. The team under the leadership of MS Dhoni lifted the Indian Premier League title in 2018. This was the third time that the team walked away with the title. Talking about this edition of the IPL 2019, the tournament is supposed to begin on March 23, 2019, with the match between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai. The Indian Premier League has announced the schedule for phase one of the tournaments and the schedule is subject to change keeping in mind the upcoming Lok Sabha election 2019.