Twitter finds faults with Rishabh Pant: Twitter poured severe criticism on the Indian wicket-keeper batsman for playing an irresponsible shot.
During the second day of the second Test of the ongoing India’s tour of West Indies in Jamaica, India wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant once again became victim of playing a casual shot to walk back to the pavilion after getting to a start.
It happened on the first ball of the second day when Pant was found wanting against a West Indies captain Jason Holder’s in-swinging delivery. In a bid to drive the ball, Pant missed the line of the delivery. In what appeared to be a neither here nor there shot, the 21-year old batsman didn’t provide the best of starts to the visitors.
Coming in to bat at No. 7 in the 73rd over yesterday, Pant played well to survive the day in the last session. A 62-run partnership for the sixth wicket alongside Hanuma Vihari saw India ending the first day at 264/5. While India needed the pair to bat in the same manner, Pant ended up scoring 27 (65) with the help of two fours and a six.
After Holder won the toss and put India in to bat, the visiting team was aided by individual half-centuries from captain Virat Kohli (76) and opening batsman Mayank Agarwal (55). As far as Pant is concerned, he was criticized in a similar manner after his dismissals in the second and third ODI respectively.
Twitter finds faults with Rishabh Pant
Holder removes Pant on the first ball of the day’s play. Top delivery. Pant…short forward stride…ended up hanging his bat out. Many would focus on the bat away from the body, few would notice the front foot. But that’s where the problem was… #WIvIND
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) August 31, 2019
Rishabh Pant can happily retire from test cricket and ODI and concentrate on IPL
— Sumukh Herlekar (@sumukh_herlekar) August 31, 2019
Rishabh Pant seems that he is not serious about his cricketing Career?
— bnchakravarty (@bnchakravarty) August 31, 2019
Rishabh pant the most hyped batsman. With Zero (0) talent . Not even deserve in any format if cricket. That fellow should immediately be excluded from Test format. Stop experimenting with these kiddos.
— Silent sufferer (@soubhagya_tat) August 31, 2019
And still @RishabhPant17 will play ahead of @Wriddhipops . Gavaskar summed it up well. “You got to think you are batting on 0 the next day and not on your overnight score.” Rishabh Pant is not showing any appetite for Test cricket. #WIvIND
— Debayan Mukherjee (@Deb_spojourno) August 31, 2019
— Archie Agarwal (@_rchie0425) August 31, 2019
#INDvWI udhar Ishan Kishan Single Handedly India A Ko jeeta Raha h yaha Rishabh Pant 2nd day pehle ball pe out…..kuch jyada hi Overate kar Rahi h isko @IndianCricNews IPL basis pe selection band karna chahiye
— Vatsa Jha🇮🇳 (@pvjvatsa) August 31, 2019
@Apurva1953 Rishabh pant needs to play English County Matches. He is not matured enough to play Test Matches.
— Apurva Desai (@Apurva1953) August 31, 2019
— ʇıɯ∀ (@AmitKeMit) August 31, 2019
— ravi singh (@Imravi_singh07) August 31, 2019
Rishabh Pant isn’t worth the hype. There has been no improvement in his game since his debut, depends on sole strength of hitting the ball hard. #WIvIND
— चिरायु (@TimelessSteel) August 31, 2019
— Amit (@yesimAmit) August 31, 2019
Rishabh Pant- the most inconsistent player and a sub standard wicket keeper is a hot favorite of Virat Kohli and Shastri will keep on getting chances after repeated failures. No standard and fair yardstick for all the players !!
— AbhinandanChatterjee (@Abhinandan1234) August 31, 2019
— Rohit P (@Ro__1817) August 31, 2019
First ball wicket for Jason Holder. Rishabh Pant…..yet again….!! #WIvsInd
— Këyur🙅🏽♂️🙅🏽♂️ (@sirkeyur) August 31, 2019
Oh Rishabh Pant… All the hardwork done yesterday, got wasted again in just 1 ball. You should’ve been more alert 😔#WIvIND
— Akshay Sharma (@BenGoat_) August 31, 2019
Rishabh Pant is Indian Hetmyer. #INDvWI
— . (@_cleanbowled) August 31, 2019
Rishabh pant is good for nothing. #INDvWI
— Jony Bravo (@Marwadi_gujju) August 31, 2019
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