Love batsman with tremendous belief in themselves which is backed by a special ability for ball hitting.Extra Special today frm Rishabh Pant— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) May 4, 2017
Love watching @RishabPant777 what a talent— Jos Buttler (@josbuttler) May 4, 2017
At one stage, the Delhi Daredevils innings seemed like a six-hitting contest between Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson. The two put on 143 runs in 10.3 overs.
Rishabh pant,Sanju Samson ...tonite wow..keep an eye on them teams ...they are special..— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) May 4, 2017
While Samson fell for 61, Pant nearly became the youngest centurion in the IPL.
@RishabPant777 take a bow, Deserved a ! Special special talent!!!!— Sam Billings (@sambillings) May 4, 2017
Rishab Pant— Ben Stokes (@benstokes38) May 4, 2017
The successful chase meant Gujarat Lions were out of contention for a playoff spot, the first time a team featuring Suresh Raina had failed to make it past the league phase.
Do you agree?
Strike when the iron is hot. Play a youngster when he's in Red Hot Form. I'd pick Pant for the Champions Trophy. Will you? #IPL— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) May 4, 2017