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“He Is Taking More Responsibility While Batting” – Parthiv Patel Lauds Rishabh Pant

Former wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel has applauded current keeper-batsman Rishabh Pant and labeled him as the future of Indian cricket

Rishabh Pant
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India wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant is undoubtedly among the best young talents of India. Pant has emerged as the next big thing in India as well the world cricket scene. The 23-year-old has delivered match-winning performances for the team in home and away venue’s. His approach towards the game is praised by many cricket fans and pundits.

Meanwhile, Former Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel has lauded the ‘future of Indian cricket’; Pant. Parthiv was highly impressed by the performances delivered by Pant in Australia and England Test series. Notably, Rishabh Pant performed well for India in away Tests against Australia and home Test against England.

Parthiv Patel talked about Rishabh Pant on ‘The Curtly and Karishma Show’. Parthiv discussed about his consistent performance with bat and improvement as wicketkeeper during the 2018-19 Test series in Australia. Also, Parthiv mentioned that the 23-year-old is always ready to improve whether it’s the batting side or the wicketkeeping side.

“Rishabh Pant is the future of Indian cricket: Parthiv Patel

Parthiv Patel
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“Rishabh Pant is the future of Indian cricket. He is fearless. What I like about him. When I was a standby wicket-keeper on a tour in 2018 and he was the first-choice keeper, his attitude and will to improve his wicketkeeping all the time. He worked really hard on his wicketkeeping. He kept brilliantly on the turning wickets in the India-England home series,” the former Indian keeper explained.

Meanwhile, Pant has been handed over gloves by India in all three formats of the game. His consistently improving ability has earned him a  first-choice wicketkeeper-batsman spot.

Parthiv Patel also highlighted Pant’s ability to deliver match-winning performances for the Indian team with bat. Parthiv asserted it looks like Rishabh understands the game better than everyone else. It’s a fact that Pant’s brand of cricket is pretty explosive and gutsy. His aggressive approach towards the game has saved India many times in a tricky situation.

“He is taking more responsibility while batting. He is playing match-winning knocks in Test cricket. That is something that defines a cricketer,” Parthiv concluded by applauding Pant’s heroics over the years. Also, he highlighted that the world should watch out for sensational young talent.

Currently, Rishabh Pant is part of India’s tour of England’s 5-match Test series clash. The match is scheduled to start on August 4 at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. Notably, Pant was found Covid-19 positive but has been fully recovered before the series.


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