New Delhi. The first match of the Test series is being played between India and South Africa in Centurion. On the third day of this Test, Indian wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant completed a special century. He completed his 100 hunts as a wicketkeeper. Pant achieved this feat in his 26th Test itself and he became the wicket-keeper to score 100 wickets in the shortest Test for India. He left behind former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Wriddhiman Saha. Both of them have completed 100 hunts in 36 Tests. After this the names of Kiran More (39 Tests), Nayan Mongia (41 Tests) and Syed Kirmani (42 Tests) come.
Rishabh Pant He completed his 100 victims in Test cricket with the catch of Temba Bavuma off Mohammed Shami. Pant has taken 3 catches in this match so far. He first took the catches of South African captain Dean Elgar, Temba Bavuma and then Viaan Mulder behind the wickets. South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock is at the forefront of this list, who has achieved the feat of taking 100 wickets behind the wickets in 22 Tests.
Pant is India’s sixth wicketkeeper to take 100 wickets in Tests. Dhoni has taken the maximum 294 victims in Test cricket. He has taken 256 catches and 38 stumpings. At the same time, Pant had taken 89 catches and 7 stumpings in 25 matches before this Test.
Earlier, on the third day of the Centurion Test, India’s first innings was reduced to 327 runs. India lost the last 7 wickets within 55 runs. In response, South Africa’s start was also not good and the Indian bowlers showed the way to the pavilion to 4 South African batsmen within 32 runs. Jasprit Bumrah got India’s first success. He dismissed the host team’s captain Dean Elgar on the fifth ball of his first over. Pant took the catch of Elgar. However, after the lunch break, Bumrah got injured and left the field. After this Temba Bavuma and Quinton de Kock added 72 runs for the 5th wicket. Shardul Thakur broke the dangerous looking pair by bowling dekock.