A young wicket-keeper batsman of Indian Team, Rishabh Pant is celebrating his 23rd birthday on Sunday. Born on October 4, 1997, Pant has received attention from many legendary players at a young age with his brilliant game. Known as the successor of Mahendra Singh Dhoni in Team India, Pant is no less than anyone in terms of style and fashion. On the occasion of Pant’s birthday, former Team India cricketer Yuvraj Singh has greeted him in a unique way. Yuvraj often has fun with the players he has played with.
Yuvraj shared a photo on his Instagram in which he is seen with Pant. This congratulatory message from Yuvraj is becoming quite viral on social media.
Here is the message:
Rishabh Pant is currently playing for the Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) being held in the UAE. Pant had scored 38 runs in the match against Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday. In this, his team won by 18 runs. With this victory, the team has reached the top of the point table.
Talking about his international career, he made his Test debut by playing against England in Nottingham in 2018. Pant has so far scored 814 runs in 13 Tests at an average of 38.76. 159* is his best score in Test Matches.
In his early days of international cricket, Pant has held many records. He had overtaken Dhoni with 51 catches and two stumps in 11 Tests. Dhoni achieved this feat in 15 Tests. From then on it was said that Rishabh Pant is the rightful successor of Dhoni. Considered a specialist in limited-overs, Pant has scored 374 runs in ODIs at an average of around 27 while in T20s he has scored 410 runs at an average of 20.5.