Rishabh Pant perfectly played the role of captain against the Chennai Super Kings on Sunday, in addition as he broke 51 not out in just 35 deliveries in the first Indian Premier League (IPL). Qualifying match in Dubai in 2021. But his undefeated shot helped Delhi Capitals, a challenging 173-race goal for MS Dhoni & Co.
Pant hit the fold when the CD dropped to 80-for-4 in the eleventh round. But, Starter Prithvi Shaw had just lost his window after playing a solid 60-run inning and the team needed someone to pick up a responsible shot.
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Meanwhile, Rishabh Pant hit a huge high for CSK’s beat Shardul Thakur which sent all DC fans into a frenzy.
Have a look at the shot:
In addition, It wasn’t the only time Pant unleashed his signature shot. On the 18th, but the DC captain threw a full delivery of Bravo over his head. Moreover, Interestingly, the shot was again played with one hand.
Here are some of the reactions:
Josh Hazlewood reviewed the first innings and said:
It is the par score for this wicket. It seemed like slowing down but towards the end, it got better. We could have used the big boundary a bit better today. All in all, it is probably a par score.
It is just about reading the play and putting in the practice efforts here in the middle. It’s about implementing at the right time and executing. The Test match length can work at certain times in T20s as well.”
“It was pretty sweaty out there. I think a bit of dew is starting to come down now. The ball seems to be coming on nicely. Hopefully, it will suit us when we bat.” he added
However, fans were impressed with the maturity Rishabh Pant showed during the innings as she took the game deep and ultimately achieved a solid finish for the Delhi team. They took to Twitter to praise the young wicketkeeper hitter for his splendid hit.
Pant hit three fours and two sixes when the Delhi Capitals finally didn’t pay the price to play a specialist short hitter.
Above all, they benefited from a brilliant start from starter Prithvi Shaw (60 of 34 balls) who beat the opponent in seven fours and three six. In addition, In the last three overs. However, the Delhi Capitals scored firstly 31 runs to break the moreover 170 run mark.
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