MS Dhoni‘s departure has left followers in dilemma over the wicketkeeping slot of the Indian facet. Whereas KL Rahul has cemented his place behind the stumps within the limited-overs format, Rishabh Pant’s future appears bleak.
Younger Pant was touted as Dhoni’s substitute within the nationwide facet. Nevertheless, after a string of inconsistent performances, questions had been raised over his calibre. Pant additionally had an underwhelming IPL 2020 season for Delhi the place he scored 343 runs in 14 video games at a median of 31.18.
Although Pant is but to cement his place on the largest degree, India veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has backed the southpaw to do effectively sooner or later.
Pant has been slotted into India’s Take a look at squad however he is missed out on the limited-overs squad for the much-awaited tour Down Beneath, set to start out from November 27 with the primary ODI at Sydney.
“Rishabh Pant has not been capable of stay as much as the efficiency that was anticipated from him. However he’s younger, and we all know that he has a number of means, and may do effectively sooner or later,” Harbhajan informed Sports activities Tak.
“Even within the not too long ago concluded IPL 2020, he didn’t have a really profitable run. He didn’t rating loads for Delhi Capitals, however we all know that he’s a top quality participant, and if he needs to make a comeback to all of the three codecs of the sport, then he must rating runs and present his means,” he added.