Team India’s wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant played an important innings of 57 runs on the fourth day of Edgbaston Test and destroyed many big records during this period. Pant had scored 146 runs in the first innings. In this way, he scored a total of 203 runs in both the innings. These are the most runs scored by any foreign wicket-keeper batsman in England. Pant left behind West Indies’ Clyde Walcott, who had scored a total of 182 runs in both innings at Lord’s in England in 1950. Apart from this, Pant also left behind former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in a special case. The record for the most runs scored by an Indian wicketkeeper in a match in England was held by Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Dhoni had scored a total of 151 runs in 2011 at the same ground in Birmingham. Dhoni scored 77 runs in the first innings and 74 not out in the second innings. Apart from this, Rishabh Pant has become the first Indian wicket-keeper batsman to score a hundred and fifty in a single Test match outside India. No other Indian wicket-keeper batsman has been able to do this feat before him.
Vijay Manjrekar scored 118 and 43 runs outside Asia in 1953. He had missed the penultimate in the second innings. Apart from this, Pant has become the only Indian wicket-keeper batsman after Farooq Engineer to have scored both a century and a half-century in a Test match. Farooq Engineer also did this feat against England, but that Test match was played in Mumbai. In 1973, Farooq Engineer scored 121 and 66 runs.