IPL 12: Rishabh Pant powers DC against MI

Sports

24 Mar 2019

IPL 2019: Delhi Capitals beat Mumbai Indians, here're records broken

Delhi Capitals got off to a great start in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 season.

The Shreyas Iyer-led side defeated Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede in match number three on Sunday.

Rishabh Pant struck a quick-fire 27-ball 78* to power Delhi to 213/6.

Mumbai Indians faltered in their chase of 214 runs, despite Yuvraj Singh hitting a half-century.

Here are the records broken.

Pant heroics

Pant smashes 18-ball fifty for DC

Pant smashes 18-ball fifty for DC

Rishabh Pant continued from where he left off in IPL 2018.

The southpaw smashed a 18-ball fifty.

Pant's heroics helped him to register the second quickest fifty in IPL for Delhi.

Chris Morris' 17-ball effort against Gujarat Lions in 2016 is still their best show.

Pant's innings consisted of seven fours and seven sixes.

DC scored 82 runs in the last five overs.

Pant strikes ninth career IPL fifty

Pant struck his ninth career IPL fifty. Pant is also the leading run-scorer for Delhi among the current players in the side and third overall (1,326). He has smashed 122 fours and 74 sixes. It was Pant's fifth highest score for Delhi.

Love Sports news?

Stay updated with the latest happenings.

Yes, notify me

Stats

Delhi amass their fourth highest total in IPL history

Delhi recorded their fourth highest total in the IPL.

It was also their sixth score of 200-plus across 12 editions.

This was their highest score against MI. Their previous best score against MI was 207/5 in 2012.

Pant's strike-rate was 288.88.

It's the third highest strike-rate by a batsman for Delhi.

Morris had recorded strike rate of 422.22 against Rising Pune Supergiant.

Feats

Some interesting feats achieved in this encounter

Some interesting feats achieved in this encounter

Mitchell McClenaghan (3/40) now has 71 IPL wickets for MI in 52 matches.

Shikhar Dhawan and Colin Ingram shared a 83-run stand for the third wicket for DC.

It's the ninth highest stand for the third wicket recorded by Delhi in the IPL.

Dhawan (43), who saw David Warner (4,099) surpassing him for career runs in IPL. earlier on Sunday, reclaimed his position (4,101).

MIvDC

How did the match pan out?

Delhi lost two quick wickets in the form of Prithvi Shaw and and skipper Shreyas Iyer.

But, Dhawan and Colin Ingram (47) stitched a crucial partnership to repair DC's innings.

From there on, it was Pant all the way.

In reply, Ishant Sharma bagged key wickets of Rohit Sharma (14) and Quinton de Kock (27).

Yuvraj Singh struck a fifty, but it wasn't enough.

Share this timeline

Cricket

DC

Delhi Capitals

Indian Premier League

Indian Premier League 2019

IPL

IPL 12

IPL 2019

Ishant Sharma

MI

Mitchell McClenaghan

Mumbai Indians

Rishabh Pant

Rohit Sharma

Shikhar Dhawan

Chris Morris

Colin Ingram

David Warner

Delhi

Gujarat Lions

IPL 2018

Prithvi Shaw

Quinton de Kock

Rising Pune Supergiant

Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer-led

Yuvraj Singh

Share this timeline

Ask NewsBytes
User Image

Most asked questions

In how many deliveries did Rishabh Pant bring up his fifty?

How many runs did Rishabh Pant score versus Mumbai?

How many wickets did Mitchell McClenaghan take?

How many runs did DC score in 20 overs?

More questions

In how many deliveries did Rishabh Pant bring up his fifty?

Asked 2019-03-24 23:48:50 by Arjun Gavde

Answered by NewsBytes

Rishabh Pant scored a fifty in just 18 balls.

How many runs did Rishabh Pant score versus Mumbai?

Asked 2019-03-24 23:48:50 by Muhammad Kapoor

Answered by NewsBytes

Rishabh Pant scored 78* versus Mumbai.

How many wickets did Mitchell McClenaghan take?

Asked 2019-03-24 23:48:50 by Parakram Gupta

Answered by NewsBytes

Mitchell McClenaghan took three wickets.

How many runs did DC score in 20 overs?

Asked 2019-03-24 23:48:50 by Angel Venkatesan

Answered by NewsBytes

DC scored 213/6 in 20 overs.

Next Timeline