15 Amazing facts about Rishabh Pant

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So, let’s dive into facts Rishabh Pant, an aggressive, positive and shooting straight cricketer. So read this article till end because his article is going to be very interesting, because, many of them don’t know these facts or you know but doesn’t notice, but any way, lets start this article without any further delay.

15 Amazing facts about Rishabh Pant:

Coach Advice:

In Delhi, Pant was enrolled in the Sonnet Club. It was here that he met Tarak Sinha, under whose tutelage he became one of the most talented players in Delhi cricket. Later, Sinha advised Pant to move from Delhi to Rajasthan in search of better opportunities. He did exactly that and represented Rajasthan at the Under-14 and Under-16 level.

Youngest Triple Century:

In a Ranji Trophy match against Maharashtra in the 2016–17 season, Rishabh Pant scored 308 runs in 326 balls. Rishabh Pant became the third youngest player to score a triple century in Ranji Trophy after Wasim Jaffer and Abhinav Mukund.

Under 19 Squade:

Soon Rishabh Pant was given a chance to represent the country at the Under-19 level. He proved to be an excellent performer for India. He scored three fifties in the tournament.

T-20 Debut:

Rishabh Pant has become the youngest Indian cricketer to debut in T20 International. In February 2017, he was capped by Team India in the series-deciding match against England in Bengaluru. After Rishabh Pant’s thrilling performance, Sachin Tendulkar called him a mixture of Suresh Raina and Yuvraj Singh. What are your thoughts about this? Share them with us in the comments below

Roots and Beginnings:

Rishabh Pant was born on 4 October 1997 in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. As a young child, he switched cities to find a good cricket coach. He started from Roorkee and then moved to Delhi. He stayed in Rajasthan for some time before finally settling in Delhi.

Back to Delhi with bang:

Rishabh Pant moved back to Delhi after his Rajasthan ouster, hardly month before his 18 birthday , he made his first class debut for Delhi. He completed his last two year of schooling in Delhi, where he score 57 on his first class debut second innings against Bengal in 2015.

Fastest Fifty in U19 World Cup:

In  the same tournament, he hit the fastest fifity at U19 international level, Rishabh score a fifty in just 18 balls against Nepal. He ended up with a score of 78 off 24 balls. In the next match against Namibia U19, he scored 111 off 96 balls to guide India U19 to final.

Most Number Of Six:

In the same match, when Rishabh Pant scored the fastest century, he also hit the second most number of sixes in Ranji Trophy. He hit 21 sixes in that match.

Throw Out Of The Academy:

Incidentally, Rishabh Pant was forced out of the Rajasthan cricket circle for being an ‘outsider’. This happened when Pant had already played age group cricket in Rajasthan. This did not diminish the young man’s morale and he continued playing with full enthusiasm.

Moving to Rajasthan on coach advice:

At the age of 12, Pant was trained by coach Tarak Sinha, the same coach who trained Shikhar Dhawan. Sinha advised Pant to move from Delhi to Rajasthan in search of better opportunities. He did exactly that and represented Rajasthan at the U14 and U16 level.

On a Hitting Spree:

In the match when he scored the fastest ton in Ranji history, pant clobbered 21 sixes. This remains to be the second highest number of sixes, by a batsman on first class cricket in India.

Excellency at the U19s:

Pant was named in the India U19 squad for the ICC U19 World Cup 2016 held in Bangladesh. He proved to be a standout performer for India and finished as the runner-up of the India U19 tournament. He scored 3 consecutive half-centuries in the tournament.

Rishabh Pant Idol:

Rishabh Pant is a huge fan of former Austrian Wicket Kipper Batsman Adam Gilchrist. Rishabh Pant says that he inspire by him. Adam Gilchrist is a best player in his era.

Scoring the Fastest Ranji Ton:

On the season of 2016 and 2017, Rishabh Pant scored the fastest Ranji Trophy century. His century came against Jharkhand in just 48 balls.

IPL Connect:

Delhi Daredevils bought Rishabh Pant for Rs 1.9 crore, the same day he scored a century for India against Namibia Under-19.


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