WATCH: Suresh Raina Special! Gujarat Lions captain gives Rishabh Pant rare brain-fade moment in IPL
Pant was caught up in a LBW confusion off the fifth ball, and in a moment of brain-fade, he forgot to plonk his bad inside the crease even as Raina, fielding at slip, hit the wickets with a direct throw.
New Delhi: The Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina produced a special fielding effort to send back Delhi Daredevils batsman Rishabh Pant, during their IPL match on Wednesday at Kanpur. (IPL Full Coverage | IPL 2017 Points Table | IPL Photos)
Defending 195, the Lions needed early wickets. In the second over, they got the wickets of Sanju Samson and Pant. Samson was bowled by Pradeep Sangwan, thanks to a play-on; but Pants's wicket displayed the skipper's brilliant presence of mind.
Pant was caught up in a LBW confusion off the fifth delivery in the second over, and in a moment of brain-fade, he forgot to plank his bat inside the crease even as Raina, fielding at slip, hit the wickets with a direct throw.
Here's the video:
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In the first leg of the fixture, the 19-year-old played a brilliant knock of 97 runs to help Delhi chase down Gujarat's 208 with ease.