Rishbh Pant has scored only 40 runs in 3 T20 matches against South Africa.© BCCI
Wicketkeeper-batsman رشبھ پنت Team India is currently leading the five-match T20I series against South Africa. He was then named captain. KL Rahul The first T20I was knocked out. Currently, the hosts are trailing 1-2 in the series and face a mandatory game against the Proteas in the fourth T20I in Rajkot on Friday evening.
Pant’s form is not yet prominent in the series as he has scored only 40 runs in three games, 29 in the first T20I in Delhi.
Former India opener Wasim Jafar He believes that Pant needs to score consistently and for him at the moment, he is not sure in the India T20I playing XI.
“You have KL Rahul, once he comes back, he goes to the team, he is also a wicket-keeper. Dinesh Karthik Sure to play, then, he’s a wicket-keeper. So, I’m not very sure, the way Rishbha Pant has played recently, I will not say it for sure. I think he still needs to score runs and score consistently. He has not done so in IPL, he has not done so in many T20s and I have said it many times. Jaffer told ESPNcricinfo.
He added, “The way he has played in Test cricket, the way he has played in many ODI innings, he has not done in T20I. I will not say that Rishbha Pant is for me. That’s for sure. “
Pant had a mixed performance in IPL 2022 and at the same time he managed to score 340 runs for the Delhi Capitals in 14 games at an average of 30.91.
The left-handed batsman has not registered a single fifty for his team in IPL 2022 and his highest score this season was 44.
The 24-year-old has played 46 T20s for India so far, scoring 723 runs at an average of 23.32 and a strike rate of 125.95. His highest score is 65 not out.
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