Even the 'God' reserves golden words for Rishabh Pant
In fact, led by Sachin , the host of former and present cricketers went ga ga over the innings of Rishabh Pant which saw Delhi Daredevils chasing the mammoth score of 208 of Gujarat Lions in IPl match. Stuuded with nine sixes and six fours, the Rishabh's knock decimated the Suresh raina-led Gujarat Lions attack
Lucknow: Not many batsmen earned the praise of the God of cricket but Rishabh Pant did. It must have been the most satisfying phase of Delhi Ranji batsman when none other than Sachin Tendulkar showered accolades on former's 43-ball knock of 97 runs in IPL match on Thursday night.
In fact, led by Sachin, the host of former and present cricketers went ga ga over the innings of Rishabh Pant which saw Delhi Daredevils chasing the mammoth score of 208 of Gujarat Lions in IPl match. Studded with nine sixes and six fours, the Rishabh's knock decimated the Suresh Raina-led Gujarat Lions attack.
In a tweet just after the match, Sachin said ' One of the best innings I have seen in the IPL and that includes all 10 seasons.'
Among the current lot, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma also came on the micro blogging site to describe Pant's innings as Pant-sin Delhi followed by another Tweet which read ' Deserved a hundred . Fearless knock. Well played'.
Commentator Harsha Bhogle had also a word of immense praise for Rishabh when he tweeted 'This Rishabh Pant must see the ball before the bowler has conceived it. This is special . take care of him'. Harsha was equally appreciative of the 31-ball 61 run innings of Pant's partner Sanju Samson which read ' In contrasting styles, the elegance of Samson and the power of Pant had made this a captive session'.