ENG vs. IND: Rishbh Pant scored a magnificent century in Edgbaston.© AFP
While رشبھ پنت So far the stage has not been bright enough for India with their performances in limited overs formats, there is no question that they can turn a match on their head in Test cricket. Even as India went down against England in the rescheduled fifth Test at Edgbaston, Rishbh Pant’s 146 in India’s first innings provided a platform for the visitors to take advantage of the long stretches of the match. In the end, though, England chased 378 – their highest in Tests – relatively easily as they continued their new aggressive brand of cricket.
Pant, who also scored a half-century in India’s second edition, has a reputation for being a wanderer with the bat, playing unconventional shots that often leave his teammates, coaches and match-goers in the lurch.
Head Coach of India Rahul Dravid Admitted that Pant could increase his heart rate with some of his shots, but insisted that the team needed to accept and support him, as rewards are often risky.
“He’s playing very well in Test cricket,” Dravid told a post-match press conference on Tuesday. Are done. “
“We accept that he can play some shots at the moment that we don’t think he should play. I think we need to accept him a little bit because the way he plays, he can turn the tide. And that’s what he did in this match. In South Africa, “Dravid concluded.
The century at Edgbaston was the fifth in the longest format of Reshbh Pant’s game.
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