Whoever saw yesterday’s IPL match between Gujarat Lions & Delhi Daredevils is privy to an outstanding innings by Rishabh Pant. After a significant wicket loss of Karun Nair, Pant along with Sanju Samson took the plunge to win the game and they carried the fight unabashedly.
Scoring a fiery 97 off 43 balls, Rishabh Pant just won everyone’s heart and gave the other team members a heart attack! While he missed the century, his efforts didn’t go in vein as praises came pouring from all corners. Twitter was instantly surrounded with a rare excitement! Here are few tweets that show how many influential fans Pant has just made with his striking innings!
1. When God gives His blessings!
— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) May 4, 2017
2. And The Prince of Kolkata knows a thing or two about aggressive left handers!
Rishabh pant,Sanju Samson …tonite wow..keep an eye on them teams …they are special..
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) May 4, 2017
3. The Nawab of Najafgarh had this to say…
Love batsman with tremendous belief in themselves which is backed by a special ability for ball hitting.Extra Special today frm Rishabh Pant
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) May 4, 2017
4. The Hitman is also impressed!
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) May 4, 2017
5. One of those rare occasions that Big B was speechless!
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 4, 2017
6. Actor Siddharth had some kind words…
— Siddharth (@Actor_Siddharth) May 4, 2017
7. Rajeev Shukla had the good fortune of watching it live!
— Rajeev Shukla (@ShuklaRajiv) May 4, 2017
8. Fast bowler R Vinay Kumar was impressed by Pant’s clean hitting.
Take a bow Rishab Pant. Clean and power hitting. One of the very rare innings from a youngster 💪🏼💪🏼 #ipl
— Vinay Kumar R (@Vinay_Kumar_R) May 4, 2017
9. Another keeper who loved his knock!
Love watching @RishabPant777 what a talent 👀👏🏻
— Jos Buttler (@josbuttler) May 4, 2017
10. Ravi Shastri had praise for all the young guns of IPL.
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) May 5, 2017