Rishabh Pant: Indian team’s aggressive wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has proved himself well in the cricket world. His stormy batting has impressed the cricket experts including the spectators. At the same time, Rishabh is also seen captaining Delhi Capitals in IPL. Under his leadership, Delhi also reached the playoffs last year. When Pant (Rishabh Pant) bats, it is often seen that the bat is left out of his hand. In this regard, now former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif has given his response.
Mohammad Kaif reveals about Rishabh Pant
Former middle order batsman of the Indian team Mohammad Kaif was associated with Delhi Capitals as an assistant coach till the last IPL season. In such a situation, he has also seen Rishabh Pant batting very closely in the nets. In such a situation, Mohammad Kaif has also made a big disclosure about this player. Kaif has said while talking to Sportskeeda regarding the repeated loss of the bat from Pant’s hand,
“His grip is such that he hits sixes with one hand which we have seen during matches. This happens in the nets as well. When he tries to hit a shot towards midwicket, his bat loosens and he goes towards square leg.
“Nobody is standing at square leg”
Talking to Sportskeeda, Mohammad Kaif has also mentioned that when Rishabh Pant bats in the nets, no one stands towards square leg. Explaining the reason for this, Mohammad Kaif said,
“If Pant bats in the nets, the square leg fielder becomes his target. Nowadays there are open nets which give the players the feel of playing the match. Rishabh Pant also likes open nets. We make sure no one is standing at square leg during his batting. We go to the off side because we know that he will hit some shots there. He hits most of the sixes in practice as well.
In addition, if IPL 2022 In the case of Delhi Capitals, Delhi has played 2 matches in the 15th edition of IPL so far. Out of which they have won in one and they have also faced defeat in one. However, the third match of the team is being played today i.e. on 7th April against Lucknow Super Giants at DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.