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Pant ton helps Delhi crush Himachal in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tourney

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Opener Rishabh slammed 116 as outplayed by 10 wickets in a North Zone match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament here on Sunday.

Chasing 145, started assaulting the Himachal bowlers right from the start. He reached the 50-run mark in just 18 balls and then completed his ton in another 14 balls to become the second batsmen to score the fastest ton in the shortest format of the game. West Indian batsmen was the fastest.

In his 38 ball innings, slammed eight boundaries and 12 sixes. This is also the fastest century in T20 cricket by an Indian batsman.

Gautam Gambhir, at the other end remained unbeaten at 30.

Earlier, Put in to bat, scored 144/8 with (40) scoring majorly.

For Delhi, scalped two wickets.

In other North Zone match, defeated by 23 runs.

Chasing 164/3, were bundled out for 141. took four wickets for while sclaped two wickets.

In South Zone match, defeated by 20 runs.

(86) helped score 181/6. Apart from him Ravikumar Samarth (27) also played a crucial knock in the middle-order.

Chasing 182, were bowled out for 161. Sanju Samson (71) and (46) were the only successful batsman.

In another match, defeated by 16 runs.

In East Zone match between and won by eight wickets.

Chasing 148/6 set by Assam, batsmen applied themselves and overhauled the target in the 16th over. Ishank Jaggi (68) was the most successful batsmen.

In the second East Zone match, Bengal defeated by 9 wickets.



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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 18:26 IST