By: Express Web Desk |
Published: January 14, 2018 7:50 pm


Rishabh Pant’s 32-ball hundred is the fastest ton by an Indian batsman in a T20 match. (Express Archive)

Delhi opening batsman Rishabh Pant etched his name in the record books on Sunday as he smashed a 32-ball hundred against Himachal Pradesh in a Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy fixture. Pant’s ton is the fastest century ever scored by an Indian batsman in a 20-over match, and the second fastest in the world, next only to Chris Gayle’s 30-ball hundred. He went on to hammer 116* runs in 38 balls with the help of eight fours and 12 sixes and played at a strike rate of over 300. Delhi went on to beat their opponents by 10 wickets on the back of his heroics.

Speaking about his innings, the left-handed batsman said that he feels good about being included in the record books. “Obviously, I felt…

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