DD vs GL: Amitabh Bachchan hails Rishabh Pant’s hit of 97, praises him on Twitter

Rishabh Pant, pant, breathe 97, DD vs GL, Delhi vs Gujarat, Delhi Daredevils vs Gujarat Lions, IPL 2017, IPL 10, Cricket news, Cricket, Sports news, Sports, Indian Express Rishabh Pant crushed 9 sixes and 6 fours in his hit of 97 runs. (Source: PTI)

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 !!”

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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