Rishabh Pant

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Rishabh Pant Reunion with his Team Mates,

Rishabh Pant Reunites with Indian Teammates at NCA, Shares…

Indian wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant recently had a joyful reunion with his Team India mates at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru. Pant, who has been recovering from injuries sustained in a car accident last year, took to Instagram to share a heartwarming picture with the “gang”. “Reunion is always fun with the gang”, Pant captioned the post. The 25-year-old also shared a fun Instagram story in which Shardul was seen playfully grappling Yuzvendra Chahal. Pant has been making steady progress in his
"Can't Change Anything After The Match": Rishabh Pant After Heartbreaking Loss To KKR

“Can’t Change Anything After The Match”: Rishabh Pant After…

Rishabh Pant was visibly emotional after Delhi Capitals suffered a heartbreaking loss to Kolkata Knight Riders in the second Qualifier of the Indian Premier League on Wednesday. Rishabh Pant was visibly emotional after Delhi Capitals suffered a heartbreaking loss to Kolkata Knight Riders in the second Qualifier of the Indian Premier League on Wednesday. After scoring only 135/5, Delhi Capitals bowlers kept their team in the hunt with regular strikes towards the end of the KKR chase. KKR lost six wickets for seven
IPL 2021: Anrich Nortje A Great Asset To Have, Says Delhi Capitals Skipper Rishabh Pant

IPL 2021: Anrich Nortje A Great Asset To Have,…

Anrich Nortje, with his extreme pace, is a great asset to have, said Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant after their win over Sunrisers Hyderabad. South African Anrich Nortje, with his extreme pace, is a great asset to have as he became the difference between a score of 134 and 160 during Delhi Capitals' eight -wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad, feels winning team captain Rishabh Pant. Norte returned with figures of 2/12 in his 4 overs, but more importantly scared David Warner with raw
"Man On A Mission": Delhi Capitals Skipper Rishabh Pant Gears Up For IPL 2021

Man On A Mission: Delhi Capitals Skipper Rishabh Pant…

Rishabh Pant was appointed captain of Delhi Capitals for IPL 2021 after Shreyas Iyer was ruled out of the upcoming season due to an injury. Iyer had injured his shoulder while fielding during the India vs England ODI series. Pant has a huge task ahead of him of replicating last year's success where Delhi Capitals reached the IPL final but lost to Mumbai Indians. Pant, though, is in the form of his life, playing a starring role for India in the Test series
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India v England: ‘Rishabh Pant will be one of…

India's Rishabh Pant is going to be one of the greatest wicketkeeper-batsmen there has ever been if he carries on at this level. The 23-year-old hit what certainly feels like a series-winning century on day two of the final Test in Ahmedabad, helping India, who lead 2-1, close 89 runs ahead of England, with three first-innings wicket left. He is an incredibly fearless young player who doesn't seem to worry at all about the situation - India were 146-6 in reply to England's

CSK vs DC IPL Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Cricket…

IPL 2020 action keeps coming at us thick and fast and this Friday, we have former IPL champions Chennai Super Kings taking on the high-flying Delhi Capitals at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Despite being bogged down by a few personnel and form concerns, Chennai Super Kings did open their account in the very first game against Mumbai Indians. However, Sanju Samson and Rajasthan Royals spoiled the party for CSK, who suffered a loss earlier this week in Sharjah. Although they are still without

NZ vs Ind 1st Test: Talking Points Ahead of…

After the completion of the limited-overs leg of the tour, India and New Zealand are all set to face each other in a two-Test match series starting from 21 February in Wellington. The NZ vs Ind 1st Test will be India's first red-ball series in 2020. The series is a part of the World Test Championship featuring the top 10 teams in the ICC Test rankings. Ahead of the first Test, there are plenty of talking points for the Indian cricket team led

New Zealand vs India 4th T20 Preview: Depleted Kiwis…

India won the third T20I against New Zealand in the Super Over to win their maiden T20I series against the Kiwis on their home soil. Rohit Sharma smacked two sixes in the final two balls to help India chase down 18 required to win in the Super Over. This was after New Zealand, on the back of Kane Williamson's 95 ended on 179 for 6 after their 20 overs. The New Zealand vs India 4th T20I will now be played at Wellington, with

New Zealand vs India 2020, 1st T20I: T20Is Kick…

India play New Zealand in a full-fledged tour comprising of five T20Is, three ODIs and two Tests with the T20Is kicking off the series from January 24 at Eden Park, Auckland. This is the first time India is playing in a five-match T20I series. Also, this is the first time both the teams are meeting since their last in the 2019 World Cup semi-final where India lost to New Zealand to exit the tournament. India comes into the series after being unbeaten at

IPL 2020: Season For Shubman Gill to Flourish

Shubman Gill is in news for all the wrong reasons at the moment after hurling abuses to umpire Paschim Pathak who gave him out controversially in the Ranji Trophy game against Delhi and later had to overturn his decision. Gill had to bear the consequences of his act as well, as his match fees was upheld by the officials. The Delhi team led by Nitish Rana, his KKR teammate walked off the pitch after Gill's dramatics and the game was held up for

India vs Sri Lanka 2020, 1st T20I Preview: Full-Strength…

The Indian cricket team starts their Mission 2020 by hosting Sri Lanka for a three-match T20I series to start the year. Virat Kohli and Lasith Malinga will resume their rivalry as both of them lead their respective teams in the series. The first of the three T20Is in the India vs Sri Lanka 2020 series will be played will be played at the Baspara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. The second and the third T20Is will be played at Indore and Pune respectively on

Shivam Dube: A Complete Misfit in the Current Scheme…

Shivam Dube, the Mumbai all-rounder made news with his blockbuster hitting in Ranji Trophy last year. He hit five sixes off five balls to earn himself a contract with the Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2019. He was roped in by the franchise for 5 crores after which people started comparing him to former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh. However, he turned out to be a flop for the Challengers as he scored just 40 runs from four matches. Next, he almost helped Shivaji

IPL 2020: Wicketkeepers Who Will Hog The Limelight

The IPL has over the years seen wicket-keepers playing major roles for their team both with the bat and even behind the stumps. MS Dhoni is the most prominent example, of a keeper-batsman who changed the outlook of wicketkeeper batsmen in international cricket. Before he became popular, the likes of Adam Gilchrist, Kumar Sangakkara, Mark Boucher created their own niche with the bat and behind the stumps. Alongside Dhoni, Brendon McCullum and AB De Villiers are examples who have made an impact with

Ind vs Ban 3rd T20I Preview: Bangladesh’s Massive Chance…

The India vs Bangladesh T20I rivalry is now nine matches old after the conclusion of the second game in Rajkot. After a minor blip in Delhi, the Men in Blue are back to winning ways with skipper Rohit Sharma leading the charge with a matchwinning 85. It was a comprehensive performance by Rohit's men as both the bowlers and the batters did their job to perfection.  With the series level at 1-1, the focus now shifts to the third and the final game
4 Players Who Could Bat at Nuumber four for India

4 Players Who Could Bat at Number four for…

India’s number four was the eternal bugbear at the ICC World Cup 2019. KL Rahul has evidently not been playing his natural game at number 4 and MS Dhoni’s position in the batting order has not always been number 4. With Ambati Rayudu announcing his retirement from international cricket, India have some other options left to fill the void at number 4. Here are 4 players who may be considered for the number 4 slot. Manish Pandey - Pandey is a typical number
MS Dhoni as wicket-keeper-batsman

5 Players Who Can Replace MS Dhoni as Wicket-Keeper-Batsman…

There has been immense speculation pertaining to MS Dhoni’s retirement although the legend has not clarified himself as to when he is finally considering hanging up his boots. However, the selectors will definitely look at long-term solutions which are clearly not Dinesh Karthik or Wriddhiman Saha since both do not have youth on their side. Here’s looking at 5 players who can replace MS Dhoni as wicket-keeper-batsmen in the Indian cricket team. Ishan Kishan - Ishan Kishan also hails from Jharkhand and his

India vs Australia: Five Takeaways from the first Test

The first Test between Australia and India at Adelaide ended yesterday with Virat Kohli and his men drawing first blood and winning the thrilling game by 31 runs. There was a lot of action in this Test and here is a look at some of the significant takeaways from the match. Pujara’s career-defining moment https://twitter.com/ICC/status/1072000585560399872 India was staring down the barrel at 127-6 on the first day of the Test. Another couple of wickets and India would have ended in absolute disaster had

Rishabh Pant wins hearts with gloves and words in…

India surged to a historic win in the opening Test against Australia at the Adelaide Oval. This was also the first instance of the Indian team winning the opening Test in Australia. There were many heroes in the triumph for the Indian team but only one managed to equal a world record. Indian wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant held onto 11 catches in the duration of the first Test. The Delhi glovesman equaled the achievement of AB De Villiers (South Africa) and Jack Russell (England). The 20-year old completed the feat with a catch of Mitchell Starc. With six catches in the first innings and five catches in the second innings, Pant reached the tally of 11 catches behind the wicket.  While Pant shared the record with international legends, he flies solo among the Indians. Wriddhimaan Saha held the previous record with 10 catches in a Test match. Pant had a chance to grab the record with the 12th catch but he was unable to hold onto it.  Despite the enormous achievement, pant actually stood out

India overcomes Australian tail to seal a memorable win…

India pulled off a stunning 31-run victory in the first Test match at Adelaide. The Australian team displayed great courage in delaying the inevitable, but it was all over just before the end of the second session on day five. This is the first time India has won an opening Test in Australia. Australia, chasing 323 runs to win, was precariously placed at 104/4 with Shaun Marsh and Travis Head unbeaten at the end of day four. Ishant Sharma drew the first blood