Team India wicket keeper Batter Rishabh Pant achieved an unbeaten century preparing for the ICC World Test Championship final against New Zealand. The title fight, which begins on June 18th (Friday), takes place at the Rose Bowl in Southampton.
The youngster landed in the UK after a number of appearances. Pant continued his brilliant form with a bold century (121 * out of 94 balls) during the intra-squad game in Southampton.
After a successful warm-up game, Rishabh Pant shared an Instagram post with a few pictures of himself from the three-day intra-squad match.
Rishabh Pant has a good record in England. The last time he toured the country for a red ball in 2018, the young wicket keeper batter scored a brilliant century.
Rishabh Pant will be an important player for India in the WTC final: Kiran More
According to former cricketer Kiran More, Pant will be a key player for Virat Kohli’s team in the WTC final.
“I think he (Rishabh Pant) will be the key player for us again in the World Test Final and also in the England Series. He’s in great shape right now and I think he feels confident enough to do that to change.” Game play with the bat from any position “, quoted Kiran More from rediff.com.
While Pants’ skills as a wicket keeper have been put to the test in the past, Kiran More believes the youngster will do a good job against the Black Caps.
“I think Rishabh Pant has settled in well now. This is his second tour to England, even his third tour considering the 2019 World Cup. He knows the conditions well, he has met a century in a friendly. With them too Gloves, I think he’ll do a good job, “added More.