WATCH: ‘Hero’s Welcome’ For Rishabh Pant As He Walks Out To Bat In PBKS vs DC IPL 2024 Match


Rishabh Pant viral video: Delhi Capitals (DC) captain Rishabh Pant, one of team India’s finest match-winners, received a hero’s welcome as he made his return to cricket after a hiatus of 453 days, following a life-threatening road accident.

Pant was greeted with a standing ovation from fans as he walked out to bat in the newly-built Mullanpur stadium in Punjab. This emotional moment occurred during Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season match number 2, where Delhi Capitals (DC) are currently squaring off against Punjab Kings (PBKS) on Saturday (March 23).

Watch below viral video: DC captain Rishabh Pant receives hero’s welcome on his return to competitive cricket

DC vs PBKS, IPL 2023 match 2: How many runs did Rishabh Pant score in his comeback?

In his comeback game for Delhi Capitals (DC), Rishabh Pant displayed promise at the start of his innings, hitting two fiery fours. However, his innings was cut short at 18 runs off 13 balls. The slower delivery from Harshal Patel deceived him, resulting in his dismissal. Pant attempted to play a ramp shot but was caught at point by Jonny Bairstow. 

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Rishabh Pant played some of his trademark shots in PBKS vs DC IPL 2024 match during his 18-run innings. He looked in the same rythm and form as he was before the accident. Analyzing Pant’s 18-run innings in today’s game from a future perspective, the keeper-batter has shown promising signs for Delhi Capitals and team India.

Delhi Capitals post 174/9 in their 20 overs vs Punjab Kings

Delhi Capitals, after being asked to bat first by Punjab Kings, wrapped up their innings for 174 runs. For Delhi Capitals, Shai Hope emerged as the top-scorer with 33 runs. However, it was impact substitute Abishek Porel who provided the final flourish, smashing 25 runs in the last over to propel Delhi Capitals to 174/9 in their 20 overs.


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