Daily Excelsior – Rishabh Pant is known as an attacking batsman.


  • He showed his aggression once again by smashing a 32-ball century against Himachal Pradesh in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy in New Delhi on Sunday.
  • The 32-ball century against Himachal by Pant is now the second fastest century in T20 cricket, two balls behind Chris Gayle 30-ball century for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Pune Warriors in Indian Premier League.
  • Chasing a target of 145, Pant and Gautam Gambhir opened the batting for Delhi and showed their intent from the first over itself.
  • Though Gambhir did not take the risks, Pant did not shy away from launching a all out attack against the Himachal bowlers.
  • Before his maiden century, he took four catches behind the wicket and helped Delhi restrict Himachal for 144 for 7.

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