Risbabh Pant has been in well-developed form this season, be it in domestic cricket or in a persisting deteriorate of IPL. Last night Pant launched an all-out conflict as he guided Delhi Daredevils to a 7 wicket win over Gujarat Lions. In his hit of 43-balls, a maladroit batsman crushed 9 sixes and 6 bounds before Basil Thampi got him held behind a stumps during 97.
Pant for his heroics was praised by comparison cricketers, coaches. Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan also took to amicable media, Twitter and heaped praises for a 19-year aged batsmen and pronounced “UFFFFFFF !! what an innings played by Rishabh Pant .. never mind a 100 .. for us it was some-more than that !!”
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) 4 May 2017
Chasing a huge of 209 to win, Pant (97) and Sanju Samson (61) recorded a match-winning partnership of 143 off 63 balls for the second wicket. It was also a second top successful run chase in a story of IPL.
After a catastrophic initial half in a tournament, Delhi Daredevils are fighting to stay alive and make it into a play-offs. They subsequent horde dual times IPL champions and list toppers Mumbai Indians on May 6.
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