Rishabh Pant Delhi Capital skipper completes 4000 runs in T20 cricket
Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant completed 4,000 runs in T20 cricket during DC's 8-wicket win over the Rajasthan Royals in Mumbai on Wednesday.
Delhi Capitals (DC) captain Rishabh Pant completed 4000 runs in T20 cricket during the Delhi Capitals' eight-wicket win over the Rajasthan Royals at the Dr. DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.
Rishabh Pant-led Delhi Capitals (DC) kept their hopes of qualifying for the IPL 2022 Playoffs alive on Wednesday (May 11) with an 8-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals (RR). Although the win didn't put DC in the top 4, the team did get two crucial points. DC sit in 5th place with 6 wins and 6 losses from 12 games. With a win in the last two games, DC qualifies for the 2nd round.
During the must-win tie, Rishabh achieved a major milestone, completing his 4000 runs in T20 cricket. The left-handed hitter played a 4-ball cameo and hit 13 runs. Rishabh's contribution saw him break the 4000 run mark.
With over 4000 runs in T20 cricket, he is now one of the Indian wicketkeeper batsman. The list is headed by MS Dhoni who has 7098 runs to his tally. Dinesh Karthik is also on the list and has 6557 runs in 339 T20s. Parthiv Patel finished his T20 career with 4300 runs.
His overall figures in T20 cricket now read as: - 4004 runs in 154 T20 matches at an average of 33.09 and strike rate of 146.55, with two centuries and 22 half-centuries.
Mitchell Marsh and David Warner led the Delhi Capitals to an eight-wicket win over the Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday and kept their team in contention for the Indian Premier League playoffs. Rishabh Pant's role as captain was also widely praised.
Delhi romped to 161/2 with 11 balls after Rajasthan struggled to reach 160/6 when their captain Sanju Samson lost the throw and was told to bat first. Fifth-placed Delhi has 12 points and third-placed Rajasthan has 14 with two league games left.