Rishabh Pant made a confident start to his Test career at Trent Bridge, scoring an attacking 24 in the first innings and then taking seven catches
India vs England: Rishabh Pant credits
Young wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has credited India ‘A’ stint in England this summer for his impressive showing on Test debut.
The 20-year-old made a confident start to his Test of career at Trent Bridge, scoring an attacking 24 in the first innings and then taking seven catches
During his debut Test, Pant spilled a few chances, particularly against Jasprit Bumrah, but he said it was owing to the angle that the pacer creates at time of delivery.
“It is a big challenge, but the thing is that when Bumrah bowls, so many times, that day. I could have pulled it off, “he said. “That’s the only thing I’m going to wait for.” That’s the only solution.
On his Test debut, Pant said:
“It’s a great experience, actually, I’ve played with all the people in IPL and domestic cricket, but it’s a different feeling. dream for me to play Cricket Test.
” Pant scored crucial in the first innings, showed maturity in countering the English attack when India lost their way late on day one.
The standout moment for Pant came when he smacked Adil Rashid for a six off the second ball that he faced in Cricket Test.
“I was nervous when they see their first game when I see the ball, I just do not think too much, just see the ball and react to it. is all, “he said.
He credited his time as Delhi limited-overs’ captain, while also attributing his meteoric rise to India-A coach Rahul Dravid and his childhood coach Tarak Sinha.
“It helps a lot because you are playing a role in the team, and you play it well.” These topics have been very helpful (in my career growth), “Pant said.
“I’m very thankful to Rahul Dravid sir, and also my coach, who has seen me from my childhood, Tarak Sinha. He has helped me at every point in my life.