India-Africa The second test match between (IND vs SA) is being played in Johannesburg. In this match, the manner in which Rishabh Pant achieved the feat while keeping wickets on behalf of the Indian team, who landed on the second day of the game, remains in the discussions. India has bundled out South Africa for 229 runs in the first innings and in the second innings, Team India has also lost its two important wickets. But, in the meantime, Rishabh Pant has done a special thing, due to which he is in the headlines.
Pant creates history in Johannesburg Test
The 24-year-old Indian young wicketkeeper has completed his century of catches in Test cricket. Yes, he has achieved this success by catching the catch of Lungi Ngidi behind the wicket of Shardul Thakur. He has also completed his 100 catches in the longest format of cricket. He has done this feat in the ongoing Test match in Johannesburg.
In fact, Rishabh Pant has become the fourth Indian player to take 100 catches in Test cricket and has become the 42nd wicket-keeper in the world. Yes, this young wicketkeeper has now joined the list of legends like Mahendra Singh Dhoni (256), Syed Kirmani (160) and Kiran More (110). Earlier, in the first Test played in Centurion, he had made a special achievement in his name.
The wicketkeeper had achieved the achievement in the Centurion test match as well.
In fact, in the first Centurion Test match played in South Africa, Pant became the first wicketkeeper to score the fastest 100 in Tests for India. In this case, he also broke the record of former Indian wicketkeeper and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. He made the fastest 100 for India in Test cricket by taking the catch of Temba Bavuma, the third African batsman of the match in the first Test.
Another Test, another milestone for #RP17
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Rishabh Pant created this history in 50 innings of 26 matches. Talking about MS Dhoni and Wriddhiman Saha before them, both of them had done 100 victims in 36 test matches. Apart from this, Shardul Thakur has also achieved a big achievement against Africa. He took 7 wickets for 61 runs on the second day of Johannesburg Test. He has become the first bowler to achieve this feat against the host. This has been the best performance by an Indian bowler so far.