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Watch: Rishabh Pant frustratedly smashes his bat against sight screen after soft dismissal

Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant walks back to the dressing room after being dismissed against Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2024.
by Wisden Staff 3 minute read

Watch: A frustrated Rishabh Pant smashed his bat on the sight screen after being dismissed cheaply in the IPL fixture between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals in Jaipur yesterday (March 28).

Chasing 186, Pant came in to bat with Delhi Capitals on 30-2 in 3.4 overs. He made a steady 26-ball 28 before edging Yuzvendra Chahal straight to wicketkeeper Sanju Samson. Pant walked off visibly frustrated. He was then spotted venting his anger by hitting a part of the sight screen with his bat on his way back to the pavilion.

Pant hit the fabric draping on the sight screen as he walked back to the dressing room

That was the second time Pant was out after making a start since his return from the harrowing road accident. Against Punjab Kings in Delhi Capitals’ opening match, Pant fell for 18 off 13 while trying to guide a short ball from Harshal Patel to the third man.

After Pant’s dismissal, Tristan Stubbs tried to take Delhi over the line with his 44 off 23 as Avesh Khan bowled a brilliant 18th and 20th over to restrict 173-5.

Watch Rishabh Pant vent frustration after getting out

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