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Rishabh Pant revisits his batting heroics in India’s historic win in Gabba Test: Still presents me goosebumps

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Star Indian wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant revisited his unimaginable knock of 89* to help India beat Australia inside the historic Gabba Test after virtually 33 years.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Apr 9, 2023 14:21 IST

Rishabh Pant revisits his batting heroics in India’s historic win in Gabba Test (AP Photo)

By India Today Sports Desk: Star Indian wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant revisited his batting heroics in direction of Australia in a historic run-chase on the fifth day of the Gabba Test. Notably, Pant obtained right here all through a video of his sensational knock on the Gabba on Twitter and quoted it by writing: “Still gives me goosebumps”

Pant stole the current on the final word day of the Test match, scoring 89* off 138 balls. Pant, who batted at amount 5, helped India chase down an inconceivable purpose of 328 runs in direction of a mighty Australian bowling assault that had bodily harmed the employees in Sydney with a bouncer barrage.

Pant absorbed a tremendous amount of stress after stepping into the game and batted with 4 batters inside the lower order to information India to a historic victory. Ajinkya Rahane, the stand-in captain for nearly the entire Test assortment, said it was a battle of wills between the two teams and that cricket was larger than solely a sport of bat and ball.

“Rahane might look calm but he is a strong man from the inside. A tough character. We play Pant abroad because he is a match-winner. When he doesn’t keep well, people criticize him. But he can help you win matches like these,” Ravi Shastri said inside the post-match interview.

Although Pant is at current out of movement, he is nonetheless adored by followers and is extensively anticipated to make a sturdy comeback as quickly as he is match. The southpaw was injured in a car accident in December of ultimate 12 months and evidently he’ll need your full 12 months of 2023 to recuperate totally.


Despite the reality that Rishabh Pant was in attendance to help the Delhi Capitals (DC) of their first home sport of the IPL 2023, the hosts have been unable to protected the two components and keep winless after three video video games. DC have struggled to hunt out the soundness that Pant equipped to the facet as an explosive Indian wicketkeeper. David Warner has scored runs, nonetheless at a strike charge of decrease than 120, which is low by his necessities.

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Apr 9, 2023