WATCH: Rishabh Pant pulls ridiculous reverse scoop against Ishant Sharma in DC practice match
Rishabh Pant played a brilliant reverse scoop against Ishant Sharma in the DC practice match. | Photo credit: Twitter
- Rishabh Pant looked in destructive mode during Delhi Capitals training match in UAE
- Rishabh Pant played a brilliant reverse scoop shot against Ishant Sharma during the match
- Delhi Capitals to open IPL 2020 campaign against Kings XI Punjab on September 20
Rishabh Pant will be one of the young Indian stars to watch at the next edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Pant has appeared in great shape for the Delhi Capitals in training and has hit the ball well as he prepares for the new season. Pant recently shone in the DC intra-team practice game played in the UAE.
In a video shared by Delhi Capitals on Twitter from their practice match, Pant can be seen playing a brilliant reverse scoop shot against playmaker Ishant Sharma. The southpaw, who is known for his innovative shots, anticipated the length well and pulled off the inverted scoop comfortably against Ishant.
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Pant’s form will be crucial for the Delhi Capitals in the coming season as the team led by Shreyas Iyer aim to lift their first IPL trophy after reaching the playoffs last season. Pant has been one of the team’s top runners for the past few years and will be looking to continue his purple patch again this year.
The 22-year-old will also aim to regain his place as the number one goalkeeper for the Indian team in white ball cricket after KL Rahul placed him in the pecking order with his impressive performances with the bat and gloves against the ‘Australia and New Zealand. While Rahul finished as the T20I series leading scorer against New Zealand in February, Pant didn’t get a single game and found himself warming the bench.
The southpaw has yet to make the most of his opportunities in international cricket and will be looking to regain his confidence with a good show during IPL 2020. The Delhi Capitals will face Kings XI Punjab in their opener. of the season. on September 20 at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai.