Rishabh Pant smashed the quickest fifty in opposition to Mumbai Indians in IPL historical past when he reached the milestone off simply 18 balls. He walked in to bat at quantity 5 for Delhi Capitals on the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday and took on a robust Mumbai assault solely the way in which he may.
Pant’s unbeaten knock of 78 got here in simply 27 balls and was laced with 7 sixes and 7 fours as Delhi scored 213 for six in 20 overs.
Earlier, the file for the quickest fifty in opposition to Mumbai Indians was held by Chennai Tremendous Kings skipper MS Dhoni. In 2012, Dhoni had scored a fifty off 20 balls in opposition to the Mumbai aspect.
In the meantime, Pant’s innings in opposition to Mumbai will certainly maintain him in good stead for a World Cup beginning. The Indian group nonetheless hasn’t sorted its center order out and a few extra such knocks from the Delhi lad may seal a spot for him in Virat Kohli’s group.
Right here’s how Twitter reacted:
Simply Wow from Pant !
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) March 24, 2019
Rishabh Pant is a severe participant !!!
— Nasser Hussain (@nassercricket) March 24, 2019
— Lisa Sthalekar (@sthalekar93) March 24, 2019
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) March 24, 2019
Large issues are available small packages #RishabPant such a arms participant , by no means appears to get head in line however in some way appears to get sufficient energy to get it over the ropes #MIvsDC #IPL #IPL2019 #BadriBytes
— subramani badrinath (@s_badrinath) March 24, 2019
— Mandeep Singh (@mandeeps12) March 24, 2019
— Saurabh Malhotra (@MalhotraSaurabh) March 24, 2019
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) March 24, 2019
Rishabh Pant is an unbelievable expertise #DCvsMI
— Ajit Agarkar (@imAagarkar) March 24, 2019
Just one phrase for Rishabh Pant at this time. Wow. The sixes had been beautiful however the boundary to get to 50 was merely particular.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) March 24, 2019
— Rajneesh Gupta (@rgcricket) March 24, 2019
I'll simply be the primary to say it:
– Rishab Pant and his one-handed sixes.
– Federer's backhand.
— Sorabh Pant (@hankypanty) March 24, 2019