File photo of Rishbha Pant© AFP
India were upset at 98/5 when they were asked to bat first against England in the rescheduled fifth Test at Birmingham’s Edgbaston. رشبھ پنت And Ravinder Jadeja He put the innings back on track with a 222-run partnership for the sixth wicket. Pant scored 146 off 111 balls while his teammate Jadeja scored 104 runs. The duo turned the game on their head to help India score a total of 416 runs on the board before the team was bundled out.
Pant completed his fifth Test century in just 89 balls and scored a further 46 off 22 balls. His innings was adorned with 20 fours and four sixes while his strike rate was 131.53.
Pant’s knock helped him gain a lot of praise from the cricket community, but former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif went a step further and beat the Indian batsman. ” Brian Lara Of wicket-keepers “.
“He (Rishbha Pant) is wicketkeeper Brian Lara. The match is taking place in Birmingham, the same place where Brian Lara scored 501 for Warwickshire. You must have seen his (Lara’s) glimpse in Pant’s knock today (Friday). The movement of Pant’s legs is limited, but he can pick up the ball quickly. Latif said this on his official YouTube channel..
“He let the ball come to him. The 2-3 shots towards the mid-wicket against the fast bowlers were brilliant. England tried to put pressure from four slips and one alley, which meant enough fielders outside. “Whenever Pant got a chance (to score),” Latif said.
Speaking of the match, India reduced England to 84/5 on the third day and saw the hosts trailing by 332 runs on stumps on Saturday. Jaspreet Bamrah 3/35 figures returned while Muhammad Shami and Muhammad Siraj Gained one wicket each.
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