Rishabh Pant against the run of play was run-out when he tried attempting a third run after an initial call of yes by captain Virat Kohli. Both Kohli and Pant were building an important partnership for India after they lost 3 quick wickets. Pant was all set and was looking to accelerate before he attempted a suicidal run which cost him his wicket.
After running 2 quick singles wicket-keeper Jos Buttler was unable to collect the throw cleanly and Kohli sensed an opportunity to steal a third run. However, Pant had overrun and the third single was never on. Nevertheless, he trusted Kohli’s call and looked to sneak in another run which proved to a game-changer. Pant was miles out of his crease and walked back to the pavilion with utter disappointment as he wasn’t able to capitalize his start.
Mix-Up Between Rishabh Pant And Virat Kohli Results In Run-Out
Rishabh Pant scored 25 runs in 20 deliveries and his knock included 3 boundaries. It could have been an impactful knock if he had not gone for a run that was impossible to complete. Talking about the match team India are currently striving to post a competitive total for England. The Indian captain Virat Kohli has scored his second consecutive half-century and is leading from the front again.
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