IND vs BAN: “Not all players will be able to…” – Sourav Ganguly points out why Rishabh Pant will be important for India in the T20 WC

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Former India cricketer Sourav Ganguly spoke about the importance of Rishabh Pant in the team for the T20 World Cup 2024. He said that the wicketkeeper-batsman is a special talent and will make a big difference in the tournament.

Rishabh Pant will return to the Indian cricket team after 16 long months. The wicketkeeper-batsman met with a tragic accident and missed many matches of the team, especially the ICC World Cup 2023 and also the final of the ICC World Test Championship.

After missing cricket action for about a year, Rishabh Pant returned in IPL 2024 and set the scene on fire. The wicketkeeper-batsman was exceptional in the league and then thanks to his stellar performances, he was named in the Indian squad for the 2024 T20 World Cup.

With the kind of impact Rishabh Pant has made for India in big games over the years, he will be a vital cog for the team. His ability to handle pressure in big matches sets him apart from others and will be extremely crucial for the team in the 2024 T20 World Cup.

Rishabh Pant is likely to be the starting wicketkeeper in the Indian team for the T20 World Cup 2024. He would hope to replicate his form in the tournament to help his team win the event and end the ICC title drought. They won the last title in 2013.

Sourav Ganguly touted Rishabh Pant as a special talent and stated that the batsman’s ability to pick angles on the ground sets him apart from others. He said it would be very important for the team in the World Cup. Speaking to RevSportz, he explained:

“He is a very special talent. His keeping is good, but his batting is really special. He is able to capture some fantastic angles on the ground, and that is the USP of him. You see, not all players will be able to do that. And that is what makes Pant very important for India.”

I am sure it will make a significant difference – Sourav Ganguly on Rishabh Pant

Sourav Ganguly further added that Rishabh Pant worked hard to come back and is eager to do well for the team. The former BCCI president added that he is confident that the wicketkeeper-batsman will make a big difference in the World Cup. He added:

“He has worked very, very hard to achieve this return and he is hungry to do well. “I am sure it will make a significant difference.”

Rishabh Pant showed excellent touch with the bat in the Indian Premier League. He He led the Delhi Capitals once again, scoring 446 runs at a strike rate of 155.4 and an average of 40.55. He was the main runner on his team and was also sensational with the gloves.