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IPL 2018: 4 Youngest Batsman to Smash an IPL Century

It was a sensational knock by Delhi Daredevils wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant who smacked the Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers all around the park. His audacious innings of 128 contained 15 fours and 7 sixes. The Delhi crowd was treated to some scintillating strokeplay by the young man. The southpaw smashed arguably the greatest death overs bowler in the world Bhuvneshwar Kumar for 26 runs in the final over. His innings was the sole reason which propelled Delhi to a score of 187 in their allotted 20 overs.

He also became the 2nd youngest batsman in the tournament to smash an IPL century. Following his historic innings here is a look at 5th youngest to score an IPL century.

Manish Pandey (19 years 253 days)- 114 of 73 balls Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Deccan Chargers- IPL 2009

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It was a sensational innings from the youngster. He was just 19 years back and his innings immediately gave him recognition. His innings of 114 came in 73 deliveries which were studded with 10 fours and 4 sixes. It was some effortless strokeplay by the youngster who kept smashing boundaries at will. It was a below par Hyderabad bowling attack and the youngster made full use of his opportunity at the top of the order.

Also Read: IPL 2018, Match 42, DD v SRH: Hyderabad Continue Winning Streak Despite Special Knock from Pant

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Arya Chakraborty

A Cricket Expert who loves revolving his life around the game. An extremely passionate music lover who loves singing and listening to Arijit Singh songs.

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