2nd Test, IND V SL, Day 2: Rishabh Pant breaks record of MS Dhoni; scores (50) off just 28 deliveries

Rishabh Pant, the show stopper, while partnering with Virat Kohli has taken the total lead to heavy 300+ runs.

Rishabh Pant has looked strong and aggressive while countering the puzzled Sri Lankan bowling attack. Virat Kohli, who lost his wicket to Jayawickrama, on 13 runs, too, meant business from the word go. Rishabh Pant has been spectacular with his aggressive stance; accelerating the inning from ball 1. He scored 50 off just 28 runs. Rishabh Pant has also broken the record of MS Dhoni who had scored a fifty in test while facing only 32 deliveries. Pant’s aggressive inning mirrored his stance in T20. He has also scored Although, it isn’t the first time when the talented wicket keeper-batsman has played a fiery inning while attempting to add salt on the wounds of opposition.