Rishabh Pant achieves massive IPL feat, joins Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir in elite list

Rishabh Pant achieves massive IPL feat, joins Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir in elite list

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Delhi Capitals (DC) skipper Rishabh Pant, who is playing his 100th match in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, was presented with a special jersey amid applause from the entire team. DC’s clash against Rajasthan Royals at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium marks Pant’s 100th match in the IPL. IPL spoke to his 100th IPL match.” Pant, in his 100th IPL match, won the toss and put Sanju Samson-led RR into bat in their second match of the season.

First to play 100 IPL matches for a team:

CSK-Suresh Raina

MI – Harbhajan Singh

RCB – Virat Kohli

KKR – Gautam Gambhir

RR – Ajinkya Rahane

SRH – Bhuvneshwar Kumar

DC – Rishabh Trousers

The Rajasthan-based franchise will look to build on their confidence after their 20-run win against Lucknow Super Giants (LSG). RR are second in the IPL table with two points to their name.

While DC started their IPL 2024 campaign with a defeat against Punjab Kings. They currently occupy eighth place in the points table.

After winning the toss, Pant revealed his decision to play, his 100th IPL match and said: “We will bowl first. The wicket looks good and we want to use it, there might be some dew in the 2nd inning. It feels good to play 100 games for the same franchise, but every game is important to me. Most of the concerns are about injuries, but those are things you can’t control. Two changes for us – Ishant hasn’t recovered, Shai Hope has a back spasm. Anrich Nortje and Mukesh Kumar come in,” Pant said.

Delhi Capitals (Game XI): David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Ricky Bhui, Rishabh Pant (wk/c), Tristan Stubbs, Axar Patel, Sumit Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Khaleel Ahmed, Mukesh Kumar.

Rajasthan Royals (Game XI): Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson (wk/c), Riyan Parag, Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, Sandeep Sharma, Avesh Khan.

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