Rishabh

Rishabh Pant

Risabh Pant has earned his first ever IPL contract on the back of a great performance in the Under 19 World cup. Pant scored an 18 ball 50 against Nepal, the fastest half century in the Under 19 World Cup history. He was in great form throughout the tournament and was one of the best strikers in the World cup.

Batting in Under 19 World cup

Rishabh Pant

Mts

Inns

Runs

Avg

S/R

50s/100s

Under 19 WC 2016

6

6

267

44.5

104.29

2/1

Pant made his T20 debut in the 2016 IPL for DD when he played in the match against Gujarat Lions. He also made International debut for India in the T20Is when he replaced Manish Pandey in the 3rd T20I against England at Bengaluru. So far he has played 1 T20I and 13 other T20 matches including 10 IPL games for DD.

T20 Career

Mts

Inns

Runs

Best

Avg

S/R

30+

50s/100s

14

14

263

69

26.3

136.3

4

1/0

Pant was included in 10 of 14 DD matches last season, where he ended up scoring 198 runs with 3 thirty plus scores to his name.

IPL Career

Mts

Inns

Runs

Balls

Best

Avg

S/R

30+

50s/100s

10

10

198

152

69

24.8

130.3

3

1/0

He has showed enough promises and could be the player in the making and will be playing under his Under 19 coach Rahul Dravid, the mentor of the Delhi Daredevils side.

He was seen in great touch in the recently concluded Syed Mustaq Ali Trophy Inter Zonal where he scored an unbeaten 33 of 19 balls for North Zone to chase down 174 in 18.4 overs and sealed an 8 wicket victory over South Zone.

Rishabh Pant Batting – In Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Inter Zonal 2016/17

Mts

Inns

Runs

Balls

Best

Avg

S/R

30+

50s/100s

3

3

60

38

33*

30

157.9

1

0/0

He had a terrific Ranji season this year where he scored 972 runs at an average of 81.0 with 4 centuries and 2 half centuries to finish as the leading run scorer for Delhi and 4th in the entire season. He also became the fastest Indian batsman to score a century in Indian domestic first class cricket when he hit a 48 ball century in the 2nd inningsagainst Jharkhand at Thumba in Nov 2016.

Rishabh Pant Batting – In Ranji Trophy 2016/17

Mts

Inns

Runs

Best

Avg

S/R

30+

50s/100s

8

12

972

308

81

107.3

7

2/4