Indian batsman Rishabh Pant has been away from international cricket since December 2022 after suffering a fatal car accident while returning home to Uttarakhand. Pant is one of the leading members of the Indian cricket team and was also the team’s leading run-scorer in the year 2022. Pant’s aggressive and attacking batting style also made him a candidate for captaincy in the future. .
RISHABH PANTS He is currently undergoing his rehabilitation period at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru. Pant underwent surgeries after suffering several injuries in January 2023. Pant is constantly monitored by the medical team of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
As India takes on Afghanistan in the third T20I of the three-match series, Rishabh Pant recently reunited with his Indian teammates at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Pant was seen interacting with Indian batsman Virat Kohli and was later seen batting in the nets.
Rishabh Pant warms up in the nets in Bengaluru
According to PTI, Rishabh Pant, who was in civilian uniform, took knocks from the National Cricket Academy (NCA) and showed many sharp shots. He spent about 20 minutes on the networks. Pant’s batting in the nets is an example of his improved fitness.
Rishabh Pant can return to the cricket field in the Indian Premier League 2024 and will lead the Delhi Capitals. Pant was ruled out of the 2023 edition of the tournament and the team was led by David Warner. The IPL 2024 is expected to begin in March and continue until May 2024. The tournament will end before the T20 World Cup 2024, which will be played in June.
If Rishabh Pant performs well in the Indian Premier League, he will be able to compete in the T20 World Cup 2024. Pant is a powerful batsman who has brilliant quality to play effortless shots. Pant can also hit sixes with just one hand. Pant missed the 2023 Asia Cup and 2023 ODI World Cup due to his injury.
Rishabh Pant played for India in the two-match Test series against Bangladesh in December 2022. Pant is mainly known for his brilliant batting display during the IND vs AUS Test series in 2020-21. Pant anchored India’s historic chase at The Gabba in the fourth Test of the series and helped India to a wonderful victory. India were underdogs in that series and were impressed by 36 runs during the first Test match in Adelaide.
India also continued to lose players throughout the series and played an outright ‘B’ team in the fourth Test. However, it was the courage of the Indian team that carried them through the series.
India would now try to whitewash Afghanistan by winning the third T20I match to be played on January 17. India registered dominant wins in the first two games of the series and this will be the last time the Rohit Sharma-led team will play. a T20I match before the T20 World Cup. India will be hoping to test the strength of their bench and there may be some new players playing in the third match.