Rishabh Pant Birthday: When these 5 disasters broke on Team India, Rishabh Pant brought relief


Born on 4 October 1997, Rishabh Pant is celebrating his 25th birthday. He will have a golden opportunity to make his birthday memorable against South Africa by playing a wonderful innings in Indore.



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Oct 04, 2022, 6:28 AM IST





Born on October 4, 1997, Rishabh Pant has turned 25 years old. Whatever his current position within Team India, he may be struggling to make it to the playing XI of white ball cricket, but those who know him, they recognize his ability very well. It was this ability that till now in his short cricket career of 4 years, when trouble broke on Team India 5 times, he stood as a shield.

Drunk in cricket, Rishabh Pant left his home in Roorkee, Uttarakhand at the age of 12.  The next 6 -7 years were full of struggles.  Then at the age of 19, Pant got the opportunity to cross the Indian team for the first time.  This opportunity was made in the 2016 Under-19 World Cup, where he scored a century in the quarter-finals of the tournament against Namibia and led India to the semi-finals.

Drunk in cricket, Rishabh Pant left his home in Roorkee, Uttarakhand at the age of 12. The next 6 -7 years were full of struggles. Then at the age of 19, Pant got the opportunity to cross the Indian team for the first time. This opportunity was made in the 2016 Under-19 World Cup, where he scored a century in the quarter-finals of the tournament against Namibia and led India to the semi-finals.

At the age of 20, Rishabh Pant made his international debut with T20 cricket.  But he became a hero when in January 2019, he scored his first century in Test cricket on Australian soil in the most important and last match of the 4-Test series.  He scored an unbeaten 159 in the first innings of the fourth Test played in Sydney.  The result was that Australia's dream of leveling the series was shattered and India won the Test series 2-1.  The fourth Test played in Sydney was a draw, in which Pant's century played a big role.

At the age of 20, Rishabh Pant made his international debut with T20 cricket. But he became a hero when in January 2019, he scored his first century in Test cricket on Australian soil in the most important and last match of the 4-Test series. He scored an unbeaten 159 in the first innings of the fourth Test played in Sydney. The result was that Australia’s dream of leveling the series was shattered and India won the Test series 2-1. The fourth Test played in Sydney was a draw, in which Pant’s century played a big role.

The Australia tour of the year 2020-21 was full of difficulties for the Indian team.  Players were getting injured one after the other on this tour.  After the first 2 matches of the 4-Test series, the result was tied at 1-1.  In such a situation, Australia again weaved the net of victory in the Test played in Sydney.  The Indian team would have been trapped in that if Rishabh Pant had not made him draw the invaluable innings of 97 runs.

The Australia tour of the year 2020-21 was full of difficulties for the Indian team. Players were getting injured one after the other on this tour. After the first 2 matches of the 4-Test series, the result was tied at 1-1. In such a situation, Australia again weaved the net of victory in the Test played in Sydney. The Indian team would have been trapped in that if Rishabh Pant had not made him draw the invaluable innings of 97 runs.

If there was a trailer shown of Rishabh Pant during the Sydney Test on the Australia tour of the year 2020-21, then the full picture in the last Test of the series played in Brisbane.  Brisbane's Gabba was considered the pride of Australia.  The reason was his reign on this ground for the last 3 decades.  Everyone expected that Australia would win at the Gabba and prevent India from winning the series.  But when the host country set a target of 328 runs in front of India, India chased it easily thanks to Rishabh Pant's unbeaten 89 in the second innings.  The Indian team had won the series by winning the fourth Test by not only 3 wickets that day.  Rather, Australia's pride on Gabba was also broken.

If there was a trailer shown of Rishabh Pant during the Sydney Test on the Australia tour of the year 2020-21, then the full picture in the last Test of the series played in Brisbane. Brisbane’s Gabba was considered the pride of Australia. The reason was his reign on this ground for the last 3 decades. Everyone expected that Australia would win at the Gabba and prevent India from winning the series. But when the host country set a target of 328 runs in front of India, India chased it easily thanks to Rishabh Pant’s unbeaten 89 in the second innings. The Indian team had won the series by winning the fourth Test by not only 3 wickets that day. Rather, Australia’s pride on Gabba was also broken.

Rishabh Pant also became the hero in the Test match against England played in Ahmedabad in March 2021.  England had taken a 1-0 lead in the 4-Test series.  In such a situation, it was necessary for India to win to prevent its lead from getting further.  India has fulfilled this intention of its own.  In reply to England's 205 runs in the first innings, India scored 365 runs in the first innings thanks to Rishabh Pant's 101 runs.  After this, England's second innings was reduced to 135 runs and India won the match by an innings and 25 runs.

Rishabh Pant also became the hero in the Test match against England played in Ahmedabad in March 2021. England had taken a 1-0 lead in the 4-Test series. In such a situation, it was necessary for India to win to prevent its lead from getting further. India has fulfilled this intention of its own. In reply to England’s 205 runs in the first innings, India scored 365 runs in the first innings thanks to Rishabh Pant’s 101 runs. After this, England’s second innings was reduced to 135 runs and India won the match by an innings and 25 runs.


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