Team India’s wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant is in Australia with the team these days. He is waiting for his chance in the playing-11 of the T20 World Cup. The Indian team has kept Rishabh Pant out of the playing XI in the first two matches of the World Cup. Captain Rohit Sharma is showing more trust in Dinesh Karthik than Rishabh Pant in T20 cricket. Meanwhile, the coach of the Indian team has made a big statement regarding the place of Rishabh Pant in the playing-11 of the T20 World Cup.
Indian coach made a big statement on Rishabh Pant’s place in playing-XI
Actually, Rishabh Pant’s performance in T20 format for the last one year has been disappointing. He is proving to be a flop for the team every time. Indian cricket team’s batting coach Vikram Rathod has given a big statement on Pant’s poor form. Indian batting coach says that, ‘Rishabh Pant is working hard, he is extremely talented but only 11 players can play in a team’.
In such a situation, speculations are being made from the statement of the coach that Rishabh Pant will not be able to play a single match in the T20 World Cup 2022. Let us inform that the statement of the Indian batting coach has come at a time when the Indian team is trying to ease the way for the semi-finals by winning two of its matches in the World Cup. Therefore, the chances of Indian captain Rohit Sharma changing his winning combination for the remaining matches are slim.
Rishabh Pant is becoming a burden on Team India in T20
Talking about Rishabh Pant’s cricket career, he has played 58 matches for India in T20 so far. In which he has scored just 960 runs at a batting average of 24. At the same time, Team India played two practice matches on Australian soil before the World Cup, where Rishabh Pant’s bat was completely silent in both the matches. In the first match, Rishabh Pant scored 9 runs while batting while in the second match he scored the same number of runs.