Delhi’s Rishabh Pant smashes 32 ball ton

New Delhi [India], January 14 : Delhi' s wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pantsmashed an unbeaten 116 off just 38 deliveries here at the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground on Sunday against Himachal in a North Zone T20 League fixture, leading his team to a thumping 10-wicket victory. Pant who reached the triple figure mark in just 32 balls, became the second-fastest batsman in T20 history to score a century. His knock included 12 sixes and eight fours. The record for the fastest century still lies with Windies legend Chris Gayle who scored a 100 off 30 deliveries for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) against Pune Warriors in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match, back in 2013. After restricting Himachal to 144-7, the Delhi duo of Pant and Gautam Gambhir (30*), chased down the target in just 11.4 overs. Nikhil Gangta (40) was the top scorer for Himachal. Pant, who batted with a phenomenal strike rate of 305.26, also took four catches behind the wicket.
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