19-year-old batsman Rishabh Pant of Delhi Daredevils played brilliant innings against the Gujarat Lions. His innings is lauded as one of the best in the tournament’s history. The youngster showed the world what he can do with his superb batting style. Thursday was different for IPL fans. He smashed a brilliant 97 runs off 43 balls with the help of 6 fours and 9 sixes. Though he missed a ton by just three runs but he won many hearts. Senior players took to Twitter to appreciate Pant’s knock.
From Sachin Tendulkar to Amitabh Bachchan, all have come in praise for Rishabh Pant. Sachin described his innings as one of the best Innings I have seen in the IPL & that includes all 10 season and Virender Sehwag tweeted, "Love batsman with tremendous belief in themselves which is backed by a special ability for ball hitting.Extra Special today frm Rishabh Pant."