India got the option of Rishabh Pant?
A glimpse of fast batting was seen in the second match itself.
New Delhi. Since the injury of Rishabh Pant, the Indian team is looking for an explosive wicket-keeper batsman like him. It is late but it seems that this search seems to be getting fulfilled. In the second Test match, the way Ishan Kishan batted in his short but important innings, for some time there was a glimpse of Pant-like batting in his innings.
The young wicket-keeper player took an aggressive stand as soon as he entered the field and hit four fours in no time. Sensing Kishan’s dangerous mood, the opposition team also focused to curb his bat instead of getting him out. This trick of the West Indies also worked and he was dismissed in an attempt to score runs at a fast pace.
In the first innings of the second Test, Ishaan Kishan faced a total of 37 balls while batting at number seven. Meanwhile, managed to score 25 runs at a strike rate of 67.56. During this, four excellent fours came out of his bat. Kishan was dismissed as the seventh batsman during the match for the Indian team on a total score of 393.
Team India looking for an explosive wicketkeeper like Pant:
The Indian team has been looking for an explosive wicketkeeper like Pant for a long time. The one who is expert in changing the attitude of the match in a moment. The present era is of ‘Baseball game’. Apart from this, in view of the busy schedule of the Indian team, the selectors always want to keep a wicketkeeper ready in the team as an alternative to Pant, who can compensate for his place.
At present, Kishan is seen at the forefront of the race as Pant’s replacement. The simple answer to this is that he is also adept at scoring fast runs in difficult situations just like Pant.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 22, 2023, 15:54 IST