Rishabh Pant (Photo Credits: File Photo)
The Border Gavaskar Trophy 2023 between Team India and Australia is going to start from 9 February. Both the teams are sweating profusely for the four-Test series. This series is very important for the Indian team. India’s entry in the final of the World Test Championship depends on this series. Team India, captained by Rohit Sharma, may miss wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant. Because Rishabh Pant got injured in a car accident. Because of which he is running out of the team.
The performance of Team India’s veteran wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has been excellent against the Kangaroo team. In his place in the Indian team, wicket-keeper batsman Shrikar Bharat can be included in the playing eleven. Whenever Pant has played Test matches against Australia, it has rained runs from his bat. He has scored a lot of runs on Australian soil. Now that this series is being played at home, Pant will be missed by the fans as well as the team.
Pant’s tremendous performance against Australia
If we look at Rishabh Pant’s performance against Australia, he has scored 624 runs in 12 Test innings against the Kangaroo team at an excellent average of 62.40. Along with this, he has scored a century and two half-centuries against Australia. Pant scored 350 runs in the Border Gavaskar Trophy 2018-19 and was the second Indian batsman to score the most runs. In the Border Gavaskar Trophy 2020-21, 247 runs were scored by Rishabh Pant’s bat. He was the highest run scorer in this series for the Indian team.
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Rishabh Pant’s Test career has been like this
This is the reason that in case of Pant’s injury in Border Gavaskar Trophy 2023, Team India will miss him. Talking about his Test career, he has played 33 Test matches so far. Whose bat has scored 2271 runs in 56 innings at an average of 43.67. During this, he has scored five centuries and 11 half-centuries. Everyone prays for Rishabh Pant that he recovers soon and continues to play his role in the victory of Team India.
First Published : 06 Feb 2023, 01:12:43 PM
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