Team India’s wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant scored a century in the 5th Test match of the Pataudi Trophy being played between England and India. On the first day of the match, the England bowlers were troubling the Indian batters in the first session.
In such a situation, Rishabh Pant, who came to the crease, blew the air of English players on their soil. Pant, taking an aggressive approach in his familiar style, began to counterattack and hit a century, becoming the fastest century by an Indian wicketkeeper in Test cricket.
When Rishabh Pant came to the crease to bat, Team India continuously lost their wickets; half of India’s team had returned to the pavilion on a combined score of just 98 runs. In such a situation, Rishabh Pant started taking a dig at the English bowlers. Along with Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant started batting in a fiery style.
Both the batsmen handled the innings of Team India, out of which Rishabh Pant continued to bat explosively. He started hitting Jack Leach around the field, including James Anderson. Seeing this fierce form of Pant, the English camp was shocked.
Rishabh Pant hit a hundred in 89 balls; how important his innings can gauge by the reaction of Indian head coach Rahul Dravid, who left his chair and cheered him in the celebration of Pant’s century. Appeared to have happened. You can watch the video of this celebration below.
Rishabh Pant, you beauty! 🤩💯
Is there a more exciting Test cricketer in the modern game?! 🔥
— Sony Sports Network (@SonySportsNetwk) July 1, 2022
Rishabh Pant’s Thrilling Knock Brought To An End By Joe Root. Pant scored 146 runs off 111 balls, including four sixes and 20 fours.
India is in a strong position at the end of the first day. India is 338/7 from 73 overs in the first innings. Ravindra Jadeja with 83 runs and Mohammed Shami with no runs are at the crease for India.