IPL 2021: Prithvi Shaw scares Rishabh Pant with a wayward throw in the match between DC and PBKS
Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant. (Photo Source: Twitter)
Prithvi Shaw surely grabbed the limelight in the match between the Delhi Capitals (DC) and the Punjab Kings (PBKS) on 2nd May 2021. The right-hander first scored a resplendent 39 off just 22 deliveries at the top of the order.
There was another eventful moment in his innings where Shaw got hit on his crotch and even checked into his underpants. And now, another moment has grabbed the attention involving Prithvi Shaw. Off the 5th ball of the 2nd over of the Punjab Kings (PBKS) innings, Mayank Agarwal nudged a delivery bowled by Marcius Stoinis towards deep square leg.
And, Shaw picked up the ball and threw it in a wayward manner, above the head of the Delhi Capitals’ wicket-keeper, Rishabh Pant. Pant seemed to be frightened by the throw from Shaw and took both his hands over his head to protect himself from the wild throw from Shaw.
Delhi Capitals steamroll the Punjab Kings on 2nd May 2021
The Delhi Capitals (DC) side thrashed the Punjab Kings (PBKS) outfit with 7 wickets to spare to comfortably cruise to a victory on 2nd May 2021. Wielding the willow first, the Punjab Kings (PBKS) side put up a total of 166 runs on the board. The chief contributor was Mayank Agarwal, who scored a 58-ball 99*.
On the bowling front, Kagiso Rabada was the star performer for the Delhi outfit. The South African pacer bowled 4 overs, gave away 36 runs, and most importantly, scalped 3 wickets.
In reply, the Delhi Capitals’ batsmen chased down the target with relative ease. While Shikhar Dhawan batted through the entire innings and scored 69* off just 47 deliveries, Prithvi Shaw took the PBKS bowling attack to the cleaners and smashed a quickfire 39 off 22 balls. Shimron Hetmyer completed the demolition job for the Delhi Capitals outfit and scored 16* at a strike rate of 400.
The Rishabh Pant led side is now occupying the top place in the IPL points table and has emerged triumphant in 6 out of the 8 matches that they have played in the IPL this year.
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