'Roaring' Rishabh Pant scores his first half-century in IPL 2024 against CSK after comeback from injury

Rishabh Pant is leading the Delhi Capitals in the ongoing Indian Premier League 2024 after his long-awaited comeback from the accident-inflicted injury.

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Rishabh Pant (File Photo: IPL Official)

Rishabh Pant (File Photo: IPL Official)

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Delhi Capitals’ skipper and star wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant finally announced his comeback on the cricketing field in the DC’s third IPL 2024 game against CSK. For a change in the batting lineup, Rishabh Pant came to bat at number and scored his first half-century in the ongoing IPL 2024 and that too against the mighty CSK.

David Warner was the first to get dismissed; he scored 52 runs off 32 balls, with 5 fours and 3 sixes. His new opening partner in the IPL 2024, Prithvi Shaw also played a crucial knock of 43 runs off just 27 balls, with 4 fours and 2 sixes.

Pant came into the middle after the opening duo of Prithvi Shaw and David Warner provided a blistering start of 93 runs for the first wicket in 9.3 overs. Pant scored 51 runs off just 32 balls, with 4 fours and 3 sixes. It is also the first half-century for Rishabh Pant after his long-awaited from the injury, which he sustained in a horrific car accident on December 30, 2022.

Rishabh Pant’s Delhi Capitals dominating against CSK in Vishakhapatnam

Speaking of the Delhi Capitals’ batting in the first innings of the ongoing clash against CSK, they posted a total of 191 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in the allotted 20 overs.

Star CSK pacer Matheesha Pathirana scalped 3 wickets at the cost of 31 runs in his 4 overs, alongside one wicket each bagged by Mustafizur Rahman and Ravindra Jadeja.

At the time of filling this copy, CSK had started their run-chase and scored 17 runs for the loss of 2 wickets in 4 overs, with DC’s strike pacer Khaleel Ahmed scalping 2 wickets just at the cost of 4 runs in 2 overs so far, with an amazing and unbelievable economy rate of 2.00.

Notably, Delhi Capitals have lost their first two matches in the IPL 2024 against Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals, respectively.

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