Mumbai: Delhi’s maladroit wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, named in a inhabitant T20 squad, gave a glance of his bravery on a third day of a 13th DY Patil T20 Cup on Friday.
Reliance 1’s Pant, named on Friday in India’s T20 patrol to take on a visiting England team, slammed a 14-ball 43, a hit that enclosed 5 soaring sixes and dual boundaries, during a DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.
It was this innings that set adult Reliance 1’s slight three-wicket win over Tata Sports Club.
Supplementing Pant’s heroics was his India T20 teammate Hardik Pandya, who scored a sprightly 28-ball 36 with dual sixes and a boundary.
Batting first, Tata Sports Club posted a decent 149-5 in 20 overs. Later, Reliance 1 mislaid wickets after Pant’s blitzkrieg, though they managed to emerge winners in a finish with 10 balls to spare.
India’s ODI batsman Manish Pandey, personification on a adjoining University Ground during a same time, scored a 26-ball 30, though his side BPCL mislaid to DY Patil ‘B’ by a slight two-wicket domain with only one round to spare.
Earlier in a day, RBI Sports Club kick Canara Bank by 7 wickets during a DY Patil Stadium and CAG posted an fatiguing nine-wicket win over ONGC during a University Ground.
The contest now takes a mangle on a weekend and a movement will resume on Jan 9.
At DY Patil Stadium – Group B: Canara Bank 135-6 in 20 overs (KB Pawan 62*, Dikshanshu Negi 25; Kuldip Hudda 2-28, Jyot Chhaya 2-20) mislaid to RBI Sports Club 136-3 in 18.2 overs (Sumit Ghadigaonkar 47, Dhruv Shaurya 46*; Suchit Jagdish 2-21) by 7 wickets.
At University Ground – Group C: ONGC 160-7 in 20 overs (Shubham Khujeria 43, Muhammad Saif 36, Rahul Terwatia 41; Ishwar Pandey 2-19) mislaid to CAG 164-1 in 15.1 overs (Swapnil Salvi 89 n.o., Bervesh Shetty 37*) by 9 wickets.
At University Ground – Group A: BPCL 148-9 in 20 overs (Eknath Kerkar 51, Manish Pandey 30; Shashank Singh 2-22; Sarfaraz Khan 2-12) mislaid to DY Patil ‘B’ 149-8 in 19.5 overs (Kevin Almeida 53, Rinku Singh 36; Rishi Arothe 4-3, Pragyan Ojha 2-16) by dual wickets.
At DY Patil Stadium – Group B: Tata Sports Club 149-5 in 20 overs (Ian Dev Chouhan 45, Nikhil Patil 29*, Sairaj Patil 26*; Saurabh Kumar 3-17) mislaid to Reliance 1 150-7 in 18.2 overs (Rishabh Pant 43, Hardik Pandya 36; Umar Nazzr 2-21, Kaustubh Pawar 2-20) by 3 wickets.
First Published On : Jan 6, 2017 23:47 IST