Talking to leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal in an Instagram reside session, Suresh Raina likened Rishabh Pant to the former damaging batsman Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh.
Rishabh Pant (AP Photo)
- Suresh Raina has showered excessive reward on Rishabh Pant
- Raina additionally likened Pant to Yuvraj Singh and Virender Sehwag
- Pant has been underneath scrutiny since the 2019 World Cup
After making a robust India debut, Rishabh Pant has been underneath immense scrutiny in the previous yr for his poor type and injudicious shot choice, though the younger wicketkeeper-batsman has acquired contact backing from the crew administration and senior gamers. Out-of-favor India batsman Suresh Raina is the newest cricketer to again Pant.
Talking to leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal in an Instagram reside session, Raina likened Rishabh Pant to the former damaging batsman Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh.
“He is a high cricketer when he plays nicely, you turn out to be comfortable and he reminds of Yuvraj (Singh) and Sehwag (Virender), he’s as dominant as them,” Raina mentioned.
“When he plays the flick, it reminds you of Dravid (Rahul Dravid) as nicely,” Raina instructed Chahal.
In India’s final limited-overs matches KL Rahul has been retaining wickets for India, thus forcing Rishabh Pant out of the squad for one more middle-order batsman Manish Pandey.
Recently, India opener Rohit Sharma mentioned Rishabh Pant was underneath stress as a result of of all the criticism over his taking part in type and mentioned he tried to consolation the 22-year-old with some senior-junior discuss.
“I keep trying to talk to the guys as much as I can. I talk a lot to Rishabh Pant,” Rohit Sharma had mentioned whereas speaking to Yuvraj Singh.
“He came under a lot of scrutiny recently. He’s just 20 and he became really worried. Apart from Pant, there are five-six people I regularly talk to about these things. This (criticism) will be there as long as you’re playing, it’s not going to go anywhere.”