In the fourth Test, Rishabh Pant played a brilliant innings of 101 runs. After the match, Rohit Sharma said that Pant is ready to replace Dhoni in the team.
Ahmedabad: Team India’s star wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant (Rishabh Pant) hit a century against England on the second day of the Ahmedabad Test match. On the second day of the fourth Test, Rishabh Pant hit the third century of his Test career. Rishabh Pant made 101 runs with the help of 13 fours and 2 sixes in 118 balls.
Pant (Rishabh Pant) with his stormy batting gave India a strong edge, taking it out of the difficult situation. India’s star opener Rohit Sharma has praised Pant a lot.
When Rohit Sharma was asked if Pant was ready to replace Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) in the team, Rohit said that he is fully ready. He is doing the same thing for the team.
Rohit Sharma said that due to the trust of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, he became an opener and is now enjoying it in the traditional format of the game. He said that if the team management is supported, then Pant can also play freely.
He said, ‘As a player it is important that you get the support of the captain and the coach. It is the same now with Pant. You will get to see such shifts from him but I do not want him to be criticized for getting out after putting a bad shot ‘.
Rohit Sharma said that the aggressive batting style of Rishabh Pant has no problem for the team management as long as they are doing their ‘work’ properly.
Rohit Sharma said in a press conference after the match, ‘Pant has his own style of batting. Apparently they are told how to proceed the innings. He was batting in his own style. It is good from our point of view because it is working for the team ‘.
He said, ‘You need a mixture of all kinds of players in the team. Some players who respect the ball, you also need some players who take risks and as long as it works for the team then the management has no complaints about it.
The limited-overs vice-captain advised him to avoid targeting Rishabh Pant after a failure during such an innings.
He said, « There will be a time when he is out in the spin of the big shot and I don’t want anyone to be disappointed by it. » He is the kind of player who plays an innings that gets the team out of a difficult situation within an hour.
Rohit Sharma said, ‘A player like Pant should support his skills and the management knows about his ability. He has been allowed to play in such a way which is very important from my point of view because I fully understand the attitude of a batsman ‘.