Rishabh Pant Showered In Praise For Day One Heroics
New Delhi: The cricket world was in awe of India’s wicket-keeper following his incredible innings on day one of the fifth Test against England.
Pant produced a phenomenal innings of 146 runs off just 111 balls rescuing India from a precarious position on the opening day of the fifth Test in Edgbaston.
His partnership with Ravindra Jadeja (83*) started with India tethering at 98/5, eventually helping the team past the 300-run mark with a magnificent 222-run stand for the sixth wicket.
Pant’s fearless innings saw many current and ex-cricketers heap praise on the 24-year-old for producing one of the most entertaining and crucial innings of his young career.
— ICC (@ICC) July 1, 2022
Simply awesome @RishabhPant17!
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 1, 2022
Box office stuff from Rishabh Pant. One of the best counter-attacking innings that one will ever see. One special player. #INDvsENG
— Venkatesh Prasad (@venkateshprasad) July 1, 2022
A superb innings by @RishabhPant17 at a crucial time! Scoring 100 in just 89 balls is truly commendable. Great teamwork from @imjadeja as well by scoring a fifty and building the partnership. #ENGvIND pic.twitter.com/5rglV8urql
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) July 1, 2022