Rishabh Pant Biography
Rishabh Rajendra Pant is a middle-order wicketkeeper-batsman who plays for the Indian Cricket team. Rishabh Pant was born in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India. He was the son of Rajendra Pant and Saroj Pant.
He is a player with an outstanding batting performance and is one of the highest run-getters for Delhi Capitals and the Indian Cricket Team.
He made his debut for India in 2013 against Ireland, his first First-class match. With the India A team, he toured Australia and New Zealand in 2013 and played for India A in the 2014–15 Duleep Trophy tournament.
Rishabh Pant Highest Score in Test Career
Rishabh Pant’s test rankings show that he is one of the most promising consistent Indian Batsmen in test format. Rishabh pant’s test centuries number four and he has seven half-centuries under his belt. Rishabh pant’s highest score in test cricket was 159 vs. Australia. With a total of 1735 runs scored in 48 innings.
Rishabh pant’s test career has been nothing short of extraordinary.
In July 2018, Pant was named in India’s Test squad for the series against England, where he made his debut. In August, he got his chance to prove himself in a Test match against England. On his first day at the crease, he became the first Indian to get off the mark in Test cricket by hitting a six.
On 11 September 2018, Pant scored his first century in Test cricket in the last match of a losing series. He also became the first Indian wicketkeeper to score a century in England.
The second of Rishabh pant’s test centuries came when India toured Australia in 2018–2019, he averaged 11 catches per Test, which was a record for India. In the final Test of the series, he scored his second century. Rishabh Pant’s highest score in the test is 159 which he scored that day. He became the first Indian wicketkeeper to score a Test century in Australia.
On January 13, 2022, as the wicketkeeper-batter of the Indian team, Rishabh Pant scored his third test century against South Africa.
India and South Africa were locked in a battle at Newlands stadium in Cape Town as Virat Kohli was the only other player to score notable runs for India when they were bowled out for 198 in their second Test, setting South Africa a target of 212.
Rishabh Pant Domestic Career
Rishabh Pant’s emergence as a promising talent began with his India Under-19 in the 2016 WorldCup. The left-handed batsman hit a 24-ball 75 against Nepal and then scored a century in his second game against Nambia.
His century came on the same day when the Delhi Daredevils bought him for the Indian Premier League. He was purchased for a handsome INR 1.9 from a base price of 10 Lakhs.
A year after making his first-class debut at the age of 18 in 2015, Pant scored a triple-century and a blistering century against two different states in the 2016-17 season.
Rishabh Pant IPL Career
Rishabh Pant was retained by the Delhi franchise for the 2018 season. As the season went on, he proved to be a valuable wicketkeeper, as well as an aggressive scoring batsman.
Over the 76 matches in the IPL tournament series, he has scored 2292 runs at an average of 35.26 and a strike rate of 149.8. Pant has scored one century and 14 half-centuries. He also has 33 catches and 11 stumpings as a wicketkeeper.
In the 2018 IPL season, he narrowly missed the top spot on the run-scorers list for the orange cap. He went on to score a blistering 684 runs in 14 innings.
Rishabh Pant ODI Career
On October 21, 2018, Pant debuted in the Indian one-day international (ODI) cricket team. He played against the West Indies in the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. He is a powerful batsman and has a high strike rate.
Pant played the match as a right-handed batsman and a wicket-keeper. He did not get to bat in the game as India scored 322 runs quickly. Pant has played 18 ODIs and scored 529 runs at a batting average of 114.25.
Rishabh Pant ICC Test Ranking
Rishabh Pant has been ranked as the no.1 junior batsman in the ICC rankings for January 2018. Pant was the first ranking player to end his maiden year with a perfect 10. Rishabh Pant now holds the first position among all junior batsmen and the 11th best overall on the stats board.
Rishabh Pant’s test ranking is 14th in ICC Test Rankings. Rishabh Pant’s ICC test ranking peaked at 7 in 2021. He has a rating of 692 in Test batting scores. Rishabh pant’s highest score in test cricket was 159 vs. Australia. With a total of 1735 runs scored in 48 innings.
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