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newscricket8 hours ago

IND vs AUS | Always believed Pant was a match-winner, last two Tests proved our point, opines Vikram Rathour 

India's batting coach Vikram Rathour has stated that the management feels vindicated with Rishabh Pant's performances as they always believed he has always been a match-winner. He also added that under-fire opener Prithvi Shaw is working on minor technical adjustments and will return back stronger.
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newscricket17 hours ago

IND vs AUS | My mindset was to win the series for my team, claims Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant, who played a match-winning and series-winning knock in Brisbane, has opined that he always wanted to win matches for India, and losing was never an option for him. The Indian wicket-keeper further added that he never wanted his family to feel disturbed because of his performance.
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newscricketa day ago

Pant had told me that he wants to be the best WK batsman in the world, reveals Suresh Raina 

Senior Indian batsman Suresh Raina recalled his time spent with Rishabh Pant last year in July and his declaration that he wants to be the best wicket-keeper batsman in the world with a lot of belief. He added that Pant had worked on his fitness with him and also his batting mindset.
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newscricket2 days ago

Pant needs to build secure defense and not step out to hit six, opines Jatin Paranjpe

Former Indian selector Jatin Paranjpe had high praise for Rishabh Pant but he also suggested the youngster to build more security in his defense and not step down to hit sixes. He also added that Ajinkya Rahane's MCG ton rattled the Aussies and was a special knock as it came after the Adelaide game.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs AUS | Rishabh Pant has matured and improved himself, states Wriddhiman Saha

Wriddhiman Saha has stated that despite not being picked in the limited-overs series, Rishabh Pant has always matured and continued to improve himself. He also revealed that Ajinkya Rahane’s approach as a captain is slightly different, staying calm and he knows how to motivate the players.
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newscricket3 days ago

IND vs AUS | Biggest positive is that Pant has become more open to learning and improving, notes R Sridhar

One of India’s crucial support staff, R Sridhar has pointed out that the biggest positive from the Australia series was that Pant has become more open to learning and improving. He also hailed Pant’s influence, stating that he is a package with many positives while still working hard on his keeping.
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featurecricket3 days ago

X-factor Rishabh Pant and the temptation of a specialist batsman 

This is Rishabh Pant's world. He's falling down on the ground pulling a pacer. He's beaten with flight, turn and bounce, yet soon he dispatches the ball against the spin into the stands. Sprinting in the final moments of the game. Trying to finish the match with chutzpah and daredevilry of his own.
Harshit Anand
newscricket4 days ago

Dhoni comparison ‘amazing’ but I want to make a name for myself, asserts Rishabh Pant

India’s Rishabh Pant, who overnight became the most adored person of the country after his Gabba heroics, asserted that while the Dhoni comparisons flatter him, he wants to leave his own mark in the world of cricket. Pant finished as India’s highest run-getter in the triumph over Australia.
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featurecricket5 days ago

Not taking the Aussie bait was this Indian team’s biggest legacy Down Under

Grit, gumption, determination, character, intent, approach, audacity, and much more. The Indian Tour of Australia 2020-21 will surely be remembered as much for the kind of cricket India played in the southern hemisphere as for the raving qualities they had been bestowed upon.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket5 days ago

It shouldn’t have been possible…….

It shouldn’t have been possible for India to win the series 2-1 and retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after getting bowled out for 36.
Anirudh Suresh