IND vs. PAK: "If that doesn’t get Americans into cricket, nothing will."- Wasim Jaffer slams ICC name by dropping Rishabh Pant

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Rishabh Pant and Wasim Jaffer


Indian wicketkeeper-batsman RISHABH PANTS has been dominating headlines and winning hearts, and he deserves it all after his miraculous return in national colors following his career-threatening car accident in December 2022.

After impressing everyone with his explosive batting and impressive fielding in IPL 2024, Pant made a memorable return for Team India in the current campaign. ICC T20 World Cup 2024.

The left-handed batsman had smashed a fifty in the warm-up game against Bangladesh and then stole the show with his fantastic performance in India’s T20 World Cup 2024 opener against Ireland on Wednesday, June 5.

Rishabh Pant shines in IND vs IRE T20 World Cup 2024 clash

Playing his first game with the indian cricket team After a long break, Pant enthralled the crowd at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York with his spectacular driving and batting against Ireland on Wednesday.

In the first innings, Pant was alert behind the stumps as he took two catches and was involved in the run of Gerath Delany (26). The star player then played an unbeaten 36 off 26 balls and struck three fours and two sixes to help Team India chase the target of 97 runs in 13 overs against Ireland at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium.

The 26-year-old batsman also added 54 runs with Indian captain Rohit Sharma (52) to help the Men in Blue kick-start their T20 World Cup 2024 campaign with a resounding eight-wicket win over Ireland with 46 balls to spare in NY. . He finished the game for India with an audacious reverse shot and earned applause from the cricket fraternity across the world.

Wasim Jaffer amazed by Rishabh Pant’s brilliant reverse shot against Barry McCarthy

Meanwhile, after the IND vs IRE clash in New York, former Indian batsman Wasim Jaffer expressed his excitement after Pant sealed the game for the Men in Blue with an incredible reverse scoop against Irish pacer Barry McCarthy in New York. This trademark shot came in the 13th over, off McCarthy, when Pant deftly sent the ball over the goalkeeper’s head.

McCarthy bowled a good length ball that crossed the left-handed batsman and could hardly have expected it to end up several rows back in the stands as it was heading in the exact opposite direction of the sight screen. The shocked expression on McCarthy’s face was simply indescribable.

Watch Rishabh Pant’s Reverse Scoop Shot:

However, this was not the first time Pant had executed this beauty as England’s James Anderson and Jofra Archer had already fallen victim to the Indian star. Well, Jaffer, praising Pant, said that if the Indian batsman-keeper’s brilliant reverse shot couldn’t take the American to cricket, then no one could.

The cricket expert also suggested that someone should play the clip of that Pant reverse spin in Times Square to attract Americans to the game of cricket, and if that doesn’t get Americans into cricket, then nothing will.

Wasim Jaffer posted on X: “Take a clip of that winning reverse six from @RishabhPant17 and play it in Times Square. If that doesn’t get Americans into cricket, nothing will. #INDvIRE #T20WorldCup.”