West Indies batting nice Brian Lara is impressed with Rishabh Pant’s much-improved off-side play, which he believes will add dimension to his recreation making him an a a lot well-rounded batsman in days to return.
The 23-year previous Pant has had honest diploma of success for Delhi Capitals within the ongoing IPL, having scored 171 runs in 5 video games with a strike-rate of almost 140.
“He (Pant) is a serious asset for the Delhi Capitals, however right this moment he has additionally vastly improved his recreation. I’m speaking about his batting and the enhancements he made in that division,” Lara mentioned on Star Sports activities present ‘Cricket Dwell’.
Lara mentioned that Pant has realised that he was changing into a one-trick pony with pictures solely on the on-side, one thing that has modified
“On what (when he first got here to scene) instantly was noticeable was his propensity to attempt to get every little thing to the leg-side.
Additionally, have a look at his run (earlier) scoring chart(s) and that is fairly a proof of that fascination he had with the on-side.
“I feel he has come to grasp that this isn’t working and he went away and labored on bettering his off-side play,” mentioned Lara, one of many best to have ever graced the cricket discipline.
Lara mentioned Pant now has the flexibility to attain runs all around the park.
“Now have a look at the modifications he made. Now, he has the flexibility to attain runs on all components of the bottom. His scoring charts are wanting spectacular, and sure, extra fear for the bowlers,” mentioned the elegant former West Indies left-hander.
“He’s now very well-balanced and he’s trying to rating in key areas that he’s not accustomed to scoring – over further cowl, over level, in entrance of level and his stability and his weight is staying there, he isn’t falling over to the off-side to create pictures on the leg facet.
“That may be a huge enchancment that he has made, which clearly going to assist his all-round batting. I imagine, this younger lad has a long-long solution to go,” concluded Lara.