New Delhi. Indian wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant did an amazing job in the rescheduled 5th Test match of the series against England. He scored a total of 203 runs in this match and broke the 72-year-old record. Pant contributed 146 runs in the first innings and 57 runs in the second innings.
Pant broke the 72-year-old record of veteran Farooq Engineer. Farooq scored a total of 187 runs in a Test match against England in Mumbai in the year 1973.
Not only this, Pant has become the Indian wicket-keeper to score the most runs in a Test match on foreign soil. If we talk about Indian grounds, then Pant has come at number three in the list. At the top is Budhi Kunderan, who scored a total of 230 runs in a Test match against England in Chennai in 1964.
Former captain and veteran wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is at number two in this list. He scored 224 runs in the year 2013 against Australia in Chennai. It is also the highest Test score by an Indian wicketkeeper in an innings.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 04, 2022, 17:27 IST