New Delhi: “Records happen if you keep scoring,” said Rishabh Pant after smashing the fastest T20 century by an Indian during the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy, here on Sunday.
Pant hammered 100 off just 32 balls, which happened to be the second-fastest T20 hundred, only behind Chris Gayle, who reached the milestone off 30 deliveries during IPL 2013.
In 2016 Pant had blasted India’s fastest first-class hundred off 48 balls.
Asked about his penchant for creating records, Pant gave a modest reply.
“Obviously, I felt good about it when I came to know, you always do, when that happens. Last season (2016-17 season) too, I had scored the fastest first-class hundred in India and then this year (2017-18 season) in T20; so yes, it feels good to see your name in the record books,” he said.
“But one doesn’t play for records. I try to perform and while doing that records happen. Like Virat (Kohli) bhai keeps scoring, I try to do the same. Records happen if you keep scoring. So at the end of…