Rishabh Pant Cricketer Profile – Age, Achievements, Career, Stats & More

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From an early age, Rishabh Pant was fascinated by cricket. But because of lack of infrastructure, he had to move from one city to another. Luckily, his family settled in Delhi, and he got a chance to be trained by Tarak Sinha. From there, his cricket journey began, and today, he is among the top 20 richest cricket players in India. Here are more details about Rishabh Pant;

Basic information about Rishabh Pant

Full Name Rishabh Rajendra Pant
Age 23 years
Born In Haridwar Uttarakhand
Bat Style let-handed bat / Wicketkeeper
Bowl Style None
Nationality Indian
Birth Date 4 October 1997
Height 170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Spouse Isha Negi (girlfriend)
Net Worth $5 million (36 Crore INR)
Teams India, Asia XI, India A, Indian Board President’s XI, India Red, North Zone, Delhi Capitals, India Under-19, Delhi, Indians

 

Rishabh Pant Cricket Batting Stats:

Rishabh Pant, the left-handed batsman, is well known for his aggressive batting and ability to handle situations fearlessly. He is one of the talented young cricketers which India has to offer. Here are his batting stats in different tournaments;

ODIs: Rishabh Pant has played in 18 matches in the ODIs. He has made 529 runs with a high score of 78 in 16 innings. His average is 33.06, while his strike rate 114.25.

Tests: In 25 matches in the Test, Rishabh has made 1549 runs with a high score of 159 in 42 innings. His average is 39.71 and 3 Not Outs. Rishabh’s Strike rate is 67.67. 

T20Is: For the T20Is, Rishabh Pant has played in 33 matches wherein 29 innings, and he has recorded 512 runs with a high score of 65. He has 5 Not Outs, an average of 21.33, and a strike rate of 123.07. 

T20s: Rishabh Pant has played 124 matches in the T20s. in 120 innings, he has made 3333 runs, where his highest score is 128 and an average of 32.67. He has 18 Not Outs and a strike rate of 147.93.

Career Information

With Sinha’s advice, Rishabh had the chance to develop a solid foundation. After some time, Rishabh participated in Rajasthan at the district level at the Under-16 and under 14. However, during his time here, he faced discrimination, and he had to return to Delhi, where he continued with his studies. 

ODI Debut:

Pant was named in the India ODI squad for the series against West Indies. He made his ODI debut in this series on October 21, 2018, at Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati. 

His last ODI match was between India and England at Pune on March 28, 2021. India won by 7 runs, and Rishabh scored 78 runs with a strike rate of 125.80. 

Test Debut:

Pant was named for the India squad in the 2018 Test series. He made his debut against England on August 18, 2018, at Nottingham. He also made his first century in the last match of this series. 

He played the last match in the Test series on September 02, 2021, against England at the Oval. India won by 157 runs, and Rishabh scored 9 runs at a strike rate of 27.27. 

T20I Debut:

Pant made his T20I debut on February 01, 2017, against England at Bengaluru. His last T20I match was March 20, 2021, against England. India won by 36 runs. 

IPL Debut:

Delhi Daredevils bought Pant for Rs 1.9 crore on February 6, 2016. On April 27, 2016, Pant made his IPL debut against Gujarat Lions at Arun Jaitley Stadium. Pant registered 69 runs from 40 balls to help Delhi win by 8 wickets over Gujarat Lions. 

Pant is the current captain of the Delhi Capitals for the 2021 IPL. His last match was against Punjab Kings at Narendra Modi Stadium on May 02, 2021. 

Notable Charity Work (Optional)

Rishabh Pant donated money to Hemkunt Foundation to help procedure oxygen cylinders, beds, and COVID 19 relief kits for the ailing patients. He announced this step on social media. 

Records/ Achievements

  • Pant is the first batsman for India to get off the mark in Test cricket with a six.
  • On September 11, 2018, Pant became the second-youngest wicket keeper and the first Indian wicketkeeper to score a Test century in England.
  • In January 2019, Pant became the first wicketkeeper for India to register a century in a Test match in Australia.
  • Pant got a chance to play for India in the Cricket World Cup as he replaced an injured Shikhar Dhawan.
  • When he made his T20I, he became the youngest player to make a T20I debut for India at 19 years before Washington Sunder.
  • He was the second-youngest player to make his debut in a T20I match.
  • He has the record of the fastest 50 in the U19 World Cup history in 2016.
  • He became the second Indian to score the most points 267 when he was in the Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh.
  • Pant is the 3rd youngest Indian and the 4th overall to register a triple century of first-class cricket, making a total of 308 points against Maharashtra in the Ranji Trophy.
  • He has the fastest century record in 48 balls of the Ranji Trophy against Jharkhand in 2016.
  • Pant is the first Indian and the sixth player to capture seven catches in his debut as a goaltender in 2018.
  • In the Test series, he was the fastest wicketkeeper for India to affect fifty dismissals.
  • In December 2018, during the Test series against Australia, Pant took eleven catches which were the most by a wicketkeeper for India in a Test match.
  • In January 2021, in the fourth Test against Australia, Pant became the fastest wicketkeeper for India to reach 1000 runs in Test cricket.
  • On Day 2 of the 4th Test 2021 versus England at Ahmedabad, Rishabh made up his third Test century, the first in India.

Awards

  • He got Emerging Player of the year in 2018 due to his splendid performance in IPL for the Daredevils. Pant was the 2nd highest run-scorer in the league with 684 runs.
  • He got a stylish Player award.
  • Pant was named ICC Rising star of the squad during the 2019 World Cup.

Reference Resource: 

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rishabh_Pant
  2. https://www.infosportsworld.com/rishabh-pant-cricket-player-profile/
  3. https://starsunfolded.com/rishabh-pant/
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