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Rishabh Pant Surpassed Dhawan in most 50 plus Scores for DC in IPL

The Delhi Capitals Rishabh Pant has secured second place in the franchise’s history to score the most 50+ runs for the side during the IPL 2024 match against Gujarat Titans on April 24 at Arun Jaitley Stadium.

Rishabh Pant knocked 88 runs on 43 deliveries in the match and marked his 19th 50+ score for DC. David Warner has the leading 24 50+ scores for the franchise.

Previously, Shikhar Dhawan held the third spot with 18 50+ scores while Shreyas Iyer and Virender Sehwag shared the fourth position with 16 50+ scores each for the franchise.

Most 50+ Scores for DC in the IPL

  • David Warner- 24
  • Rishabh Pant- 19
  • Shikhar Dhawan- 18
  • Shreyas Iyer- 16
  • Virender Sehwag- 16

Coming to the match, Gujarat Titans won the toss and opted to bowl. Jake Fraser McGurk and Prithvi Shaw opened for Delhi and scored 35 runs for the first wicket. Jake Fraser and Shaw were sent out with 23 and 11 runs in the four over with Noor Ahmad taking both catches.

After the dismissal of openers Axar Patel and Shai Hope came to bat, the latter was sent back to the dugout for 5 runs by Warrier in the 6th over. Sandeep bagged three wickets within the powerplay conceding only 15 runs in three overs he bowled.

Axar Patel and Rishabh Pant joined forces to recover the side from early dismissals as the former smashed a 50 on 37 deliveries. With Rishabh Pant rushing to his fifty, Axar Patel was dismissed in Noor Ahmad’s over after hitting 66 runs in 43 deliveries.

Tristan Stubbs came to bat and had an impressive start smashing a four in the first ball. Pant smashed his half-century in 34 deliveries with a six in the 18th over of the match.

By the 2nd ball of the 19th over, Delhi Capitals crosses the 200 runs mark with Pant’s impressive Six in Mohit Sharma‘s delivery. Pant scored 31 runs in the final over of the match and had an individual score of 88 runs in 43 deliveries.  Finally, Delhi Capitals scored 224 by the end of 20 overs.

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