Former Indian cricketer Deep Dasgupta believes that ishan kishan he might have picked up sixes with one hand from Rishabh Pant. Ishan Kishan hit two one-handed sixes during the second IND vs WI test to break his first test fifty.
During day 4 of the ongoing India vs West Indies second Test on Sunday (July 23), Ishan Kishan struck a quick half-century. The left-handed batsman hit 52 runs off just 34 balls with 4 bounds and 2 sixes. As Kishan reached his half century, India declared the batting from him to set a target of 365 runs for the hosts.
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Ishan Kishan might have learned one-handed sixes from Rishabh Pant- Deep Dasgupta
While speaking on ESPNCricinfo about Ishan Kishan’s two one-handed sixes in the match, the former India wicketkeeper Deep Dasgupta he said it was amazing to see him play those shots. Gupta also feels that since Kishan spent some time at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) under Rishabh Pant, he could have learned those shots from him.
“That is something that was surprising. She hit two sixes with one hand. We know that Rishabh succeeds very often. I haven’t really seen Ishan Kishan achieve that. He spent some time with Rishabh at NCA, who is in rehab. It may be that he has collected some things from Rishabh,” said Deep Dasgupta.
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Rishabh trousers He is well known for hitting sixes with one hand. Due to an injury caused by a traffic accident, Pant is recovering at NCA. Deep Dasgupta also said that Ishan Kishan had the perfect opportunity to show his hitting power to the team.
“Everything was tailor-made for Ishan Kishan: the start India had, the platform he had when he came out to bat and the requirement. Everything suited him well and he did what he does so well: play his shots. That is something that would also help him to move forward, to find the right rhythm in Test cricket,” the 46-year-old further said.
After dismissing the West Indies for 255, India captured a massive 183-run lead after the first innings. In the second innings, India needed to score as quickly as possible to bring the West Indies back to bat.
Kishan made it to the number 4 position and showed off his forceful hitting. Therefore, he did a perfect job for the team at this time. Lead the team to a good score to set a powerful target for the opposition.
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Meanwhile, the West Indies have come to 75-2 in the second innings with one day to go. The home team needs to chase 365 runs in the match. Earlier India, led by Rohit Sharma, won the first test by innings and 141 runs.