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Pant joins elite club: Third youngest to this IPL milestone

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NEW DELHI: Delhi Capitals‘ skipper

Rishabh Pant

etched his name in IPL history on Friday, becoming the third youngest player to reach the milestone of 3000 runs in the Indian Premier League.
Pant’s scintillating knock of 41 off 24 balls against Lucknow Super Giants not only guided his team to victory but also marked a significant personal achievement.
Pant achieved this remarkable feat on the last delivery of the 12th over, smashing Marcus Stoinis for a boundary.

Displaying his trademark versatility, Pant showcased an array of shots, including his trademark scoops over third man and fine leg.

At 26 years and 191 days, Pant joins an elite club of young achievers, with only

Shubman Gill

and

Virat Kohli

ahead of him in reaching the 3000-run milestone.
Impressively, Pant boasts the third-highest strike rate (148.4) among the top 25 batters to cross the 3000-run mark, trailing only

AB De Villiers

(151.68) and

Chris Gayle

(148.96).

Youngest to 3,000 IPL runs

  • 24y, 215d – Shubman Gill
  • 26y, 186d – Virat Kohli
  • 26y, 191d – Rishabh Pant
  • 26y, 320d – Sanju Samson
  • 27y, 161d – Suresh Raina

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