It felt amazing to get lifted by Sourav Ganguly sir: Rishabh Pant
New Delhi : Sharing his experience of getting lifted by the former Indian skipped Sourav Ganguly on field, Rishabh Pant said it was 'vey special'. "After I finished off the match and coming out, everyone was showering so much love. It felt special when Sourav sir lifted me, it was a different experience," said Pant during a post-match interaction with teammate Prithvi Shaw.
"We talk about finishing these big games for the team, and when we do it, feels really special," he added.
Ganguly ran into the field and lifted him after his blistering 78 runs steered Delhi Capitals to a six-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals and the pole position in the IPL.
'Felt special when Sourav Sir lifted me’, Pant tells Prithvi— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 23, 2019
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When asked how he felt about his innings, Pant replied, "It's a great feeling, especially the fact that I was with you (Shaw) in the middle, I knew we would finish it."
Opener Shaw (42) and Pant added 84 runs for the third wicket in quick time to help Delhi Capitals cross the line in a steep chase of 192.