About Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Rajendra Pant is an Indian cricket player who plays for the Indian national cricket team and also plays in the domestic cricket alongside of Delhi. The birth date of Rishabh is October 4, 1997. In the small age, he made a successful career in the cricket game and avail Indian a new player with higher guts. He is a left-handed batsman with defensive and attacking ability of cricket and he also has the excellent capabilities of wicket keeping. In a short span of time, he made a good fan following by showing his extraordinary performances. He played all type of formats, short over formats and Test formats also. He made a fastest fifty in a tournament just on 18 balls which is the fastest on that stage on 1st February 2016 and that fifty lift up his career to the international games. He marked his debut in T20 international matches in January during the year 2017. The test debut of the Pant was marked in August during the year 2018 and ODI internationals debut was in October during 2018.
|Full Name||Rishabh Rajendra Pant|
|Father's Name||Rajendra Pant|
|Mother's Name||Saroj Pant|
|Date of Birth||October 4, 1997|
|Birth Place||Haridwar, Uttarakhand|
|Batting Style||Left Handed|
Due to his extraordinary performances in the domestic cricket, he was selected to play in the international matches. He is also famous in the Indian premier league matches as he played many matches with the great performance and he played alongside Delhi Daredevils. He is very passionate and hardworking cricketer and this passionate of the Pant bring him in the match of Delhi against royal challengers right after the 48 hours of his father death and in that match he made more than 50 runs but they cannot win the match. He is included in the emerging players of the Indian team as his batting proved that he has a bright future in the cricket game and he will make his nation proud with his extraordinary performances.
India is the cricket loving nation and produced many tycoons in the field of cricket. In these days many exceptional players are present in the International team of India so the competition for batting in India is very high in the international cricket due to this high competition the only exceptional cricketers can take place in the Indian international team and Rishabh Pant crossed the line of competition in this regard and make his place in the international team by giving performances in the domestic and Indian premier league. Besides batting capabilities, he also proved himself in the wicketkeeping field. He is also the best wicket keeper as according to some cricket analyzers after the Dhoni he will serve as a wicketkeeper of Indian international team.
He won many awards during his domestic career and Indian premier league (IPL) career. In 2018 season of IPL he won the player of the season award in 2018. He was retained by the Delhi daredevil team at the worth of eight crore and he made them proud due to the exceptional performance in the latest season. He made 684 runs in the fourteen matches of IPL season 2018 and was the second highest scorer in the tournament with an average per match 52.61 runs and the highest run scorer in that season was Kane Williamson who was the captain of Sunrises Hyderabad. He has also received the award of Stylish player of Tournament in the 2018 season of IPL. He also got fame due to the century on 48 balls in a tournament and this century helps him to recognize as the fastest player in the Indian cricket. The exceptional and significant game of cricket played by the Pant in domestic career and IPL matches took him to the debut in the international matches. He served as a wicket keeper and batsman in the Delhi Daredevils in the IPL.
Early age of Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant was born in his ancestral home in the Haridwar present in the Uttarakhand. The initial education of the Pant was in the ancestral place. He has the interest of cricket from childhood and played with the schoolmates. In the school days, he was famous in cricket due to his capabilities in batting. Due to his significant cricket, he played in various places in his town for different teams and when he was on tour of Rajasthan Cricket he heard about one of the best coaches in India named Tarak Sinha who coaches in Delhi. After hearing the name of Tarak Singh Pant was desperate to meet him for getting additional cricket skills and for polishing his skills in cricket. He insisted his father take him in Delhi for the cricket sessions. His father named Rajendra Pant knows the abilities of his son in the game of cricket so he decided to shift his family in Delhi for the sake of Rishabh bright future in the cricket.
They shifted their home to Delhi during the year 2005. After shifting his family in Delhi his father met with the one of the greatest coach Tarak Singh for polishing the skills of Rishabh in the cricket. The coach Tarak Singh saw his capabilities in the wicketkeeping but he wants to teach him the batting as well because without batting skills there is no place for wicketkeeper in the national team due to the high competition. Tarak decided to make him the best batsman with the wicketkeeper so he let him see the videos of Australian famous wicket keeper and batsman Adam Gilchrist. Tarak showed great intention and hard work to make him the attacking and defensive batsman. The reason of great batting skills of Pant is the intention and hard work of his coach.
He played for the Rajasthan cricket for the period of five years but due to the political issues he got banned in playing with Rajasthan cricket and during five years of the time the president of Rajasthan cricket was very impressed by his charming abilities in cricket. He played for clubs some years and due to the effective batting style and attractive cricket he was selected by the Delhi team for playing in the Ranji Trophy. In the Ranji Trophy, he played with Excellency and made cricket officials to thinks about him for the selection of the international team.
Due to the exceptional performance in the Ranji Trophy and some other domestic tournaments, Rahul Dravid cannot ignore him for the selection of U-19 team. He was selected in the team of India for the U-19 World cup and that Indian U-19 team was led by the Bihari cricketer named Ishan Kishan. In the world cup he played exceptionally and showed his talent to the cricketers. During world cup in a match against Nepal, he made sparkling 78 runs on just 28 balls and this performance shakes the Indian cricket officials.
Domestic Career of Rishabh Pant
In his domestic career, he made marvelous performances in both batting and wicket keeping. He was the wicket-keeper batsman in Rajasthan cricket for the period of five years. He made many sparkling performances there so he got famous due to his batting and wicketkeeping abilities. On October 22, 2015, he entered into the first class cricket by making debut in the Ranji trophy season 2015-16. He performed excellently in the Ranji trophy so he selected for the matches in the other coming trophies in that year. He made his debut in cricket format of List A during the season 2015-16 of Vijay Hazare Trophy on December 23, 2015.
In the next season of Ranji trophy 2016-17, he made a marvelous and memorable performance where he made 308 runs against the match of Maharashtra. He is the third Indian youngest player who posted 308 runs on the board and fourth in the world who made 308 runs in the category of first-class cricket. He also made the fastest century on just 48 balls in a match of Delhi against Jharkhand on 8 November 2016. He got the title of captain of Delhi team in the 2016-17 season of Vijay Hazare Trophy while the previous captain of Delhi team was Gautam Gambhir who has its own value in the Indian cricket and played many matches for the Indian international team. The coach of Delhi team said that it was the tough decision to replace the Gautam Gambhir with Rishabh Pant but it was the concord decision for the future of Pant. In the Zonal T20 league, 2017-18 pant made the second fastest century and first of his career on just 32 balls against the team of Himachal Pradesh. He remained excellent during his whole domestic career which helps him to approach in the Indian Premier League.
Career of Rishabh in Indian Premier League
When he scored a century in the U-19 world cup which helps Indian team to reach in the semifinals on the same day he took up by the Delhi Daredevils in 1.9 crores as an emerging player to play in the IPL. First time this emerging player was bought by the Delhi Daredevils officials in the auction of Indian Premier League 2016. In his third match of 2016 season of IPL, he marked 69 scores on just 40 balls and led Delhi team to the victory against the Gujarat Lions. He scored his maiden fifty on just 25 balls and fixed his place for the future in the Delhi Daredevils. On 4 May in the season of 2017 of IPL, he scored 97 on just 43 balls against Gujarat Lions. In the season of 2018, he amazed the players of IPL with his performance by scoring 128 runs on just 63 balls and holds the record of maximum runs in the T20 match by any Indian which was previously held by Murali Vijay. He got the award of best player of the season in the 2018 IPL and he also got the award of most stylish player in the same season.
International Career of Rishabh Pant
He got the chance in the international team of India due to his appealing performances in the domestic cricket and IPL cricket. First time he was selected in the squad of Indian T20 international team in 2017 in a series with England. He was selected to play in the third T20 match against England in the stadium of Bangalore on first February 2017. Pant was the youngest player who selected in the T20 international squad at the age of little more than 19 years after the Indian player named Washington Sunder who made his debut in 2017 at the age of little more than 18 years. After the tour of England, he was selected for the limited over format squad for the series with West Indies in June 2017.
He was also selected in the T20 squad of Indian national team for the Nidahas Trophy in February 2018. For the test matches, he was first selected in the international team squad in July 2018 for the series held against England. Debut of Rishabh in a test match was on 18 August during the year 2018. He holds the record of starting the individual innings in a test with the six among all Indian players. The first test century of Pant was against England in September during the year 2018. He holds the record of second youngest player who scored a century on the wickets of England and became the first youngest Indian player in the same regard. The selection of Pant in the ODI international squad was done in the September 2018 against the series of West Indies. The One-day international Debut of the Pant was on 21 October during the year 2018.
Personal Life of Rishabh Pant
The personal life of Rishabh Pant is very happy as he is the man of proud for his parents. His father died in the year 2017 and he is living with his mother and sister named Saroj Pant and Sakshi Pant respectively. He belongs to a Hindu family and he is a practicing Hindu. He has no specific relation regarding his marital status it may be seen in the future.