IPL 2017: Watch Suresh Raina consoling Rishabh Pant after being dismissed on verge of century

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Suresh Raina, the kind at heart showed an incredible sportsmanship at Delhi in the match between Gujarat Lions and Delhi Daredevils when the young talent Rishabh Pant showed his batting prowess in chasing a massive total of 209 runs on the board but unfortunately missed his century by just 3 runs in IPL 2017.

In chasing a massive total of 209 runs, Delhi Daredevils openers took to a flashy start as Samson and Karun Nair wielded their willow right from the word go before the onslaughter of Rishabh Pant who came to bat after the dismissal of Karun Nair. Rishabh Pant was promoted up the order in today’s match and he lived up to the expectations of his promotion.

Rishabh Pant, IPL 2017
Rishabh Pant scored 97 runs. (Picture Courtesy – India.com)

Actual Incident –

The occurrence took place in the 15th over of the game. Rishabh Pant is batting at 97 runs at the striker’s end was on a song right from the start and as always he went against a length delivery for a booming drive over the covers but unfortunately found a nick that flown to the keeper, Dinesh Karthik who completed a fine catch without any disturbances.

Rishabh Pant yelled out of frustration for missing to register his maiden century in IPL cricket. Meanwhile, the Gujarat Lions’ skipper Suresh Raina went to Rishabh Pant and consoled him for missing the century but appreciated the knock by holding him closely.

Here is the video –