Rishabh Pant, young India wicket-keeper batsman who plays for Delhi Capitals (DC) is celebrating his 23rd birthday on Sunday (October 4). The left-hander played a key role in his side Delhi Capitals’ 18-run win over Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday in what can be termed a perfect present for him from his teammates. Delhi Capitals are on top of the IPL 2020 points table with three wins from four games so far this season.
Rishabh Pant, who is a vital cog of the Delhi Capitals squad, has been receiving wishes from all corners on his birthday. Several present and former cricketers along with fans have taken to social media to wish the explosive southpaw, who is known for his attacking style of batting.
Rishabh Pant Wished By Yuvraj Singh For His 23rd Birthday
Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh also posted a hilarious wish for the left-hander on Twitter. Yuvraj Singh too like Rishabh Pant is a dashing left-hander and played for several IPL franchises before retiring in 2019.
On Saturday, Rishabh Pant scored a quickfire 38 off 17 balls laced with 5 fours and a six to play his part in helping Delhi Capitals post a massive total of 228 runs on the board, batting first in Sharjah. This was the highest total in IPL 2020.
Captain Shreyas Iyer top-scored for his side with a magnificent 88 off 38 balls while Prithvi Shaw too continued his fine form in IPL 2020 with a 41-ball 66.
KKR Falls Short As Delhi Capitals Go On Top Of Table With Better NRR
In reply, KKR were restricted on 210/8 in 20 overs as they fell short in the run chase despite a valiant effort from Nitish Rana, who top-scored for KKR with 58 off 35 balls and two fiery cameos of 18-ball 44 and 16-ball 36 from Eoin Morgan and Rahul Tripathi towards the end respectively. Shubman Gill too scored 28.
With six points from four games with three victories so far this season, Delhi Capitals are on top of the table on the basis of a better net run rate from 2nd-placed Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).