India – Wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant, who made his debut in the Nottingham Test, has credited India ‘A’ stint in England this summer for his impressive performance at Trent Bridge.

Summary

  • Wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant, who made his debut in the Nottingham Test, has credited India ‘A’ stint in England this summer for his impressive performance at Trent Bridge.
  • Pant, besides scoring an attacking 24 in the first innings, took seven catches in the match which India won by 203 runs.
  • “I am practising in the nets on how to deal with that and it is working now,” added Pant, who played for India A against England Lions and West Indies A before being named in the Test squad.
  • Pant, who scored crucial 24 in the first innings, showed maturity in countering the English attack when India lost their way late on Day One.
  • The standout moment for Pant came when he smacked leg-spinner Adil Rashid for a six off the second ball that he faced in Test cricket.


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