IND vs SA: Today Rishabh Pant will have a chance to break this record of Shikhar Dhawan

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Wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant will be seen captaining the Indian team for the first time. After the injury of KL Rahul, he has been given a chance to captain Team India for the 5-match T20 series against South Africa.

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In this match to be played in Delhi today, Pant will have a chance to break the record of veteran opener Shikhar Dhawan. Rishabh Pant will become the eighth cricketer to captain India in T20 Internationals as soon as he takes the field for the toss. 

Veteran opener Shikhar Dhawan holds the record for playing the biggest innings in a debut match for India in T20Is as captain. 

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Shikhar Dhawan has scored 46 runs in his debut match as T20 captain. While Virender Sehwag has scored 34 runs while captaining. Dhoni has managed to score only 33 runs in his debut T20 International match as a captain.