IND V ENG 2021: “It is like watching Sehwag bat left-handed”

Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has in contrast Rishabh Pant’s batting to that of former swashbuckling Indian opener Virender Sehwag. Based on Inzamam, when he sees Rishabh Pant, he appears like he’s watching Sehwag bat left-handed.

Praising the 23-year-old whereas talking on his YouTube channel, the previous Pakistan captain opined that strain doesn’t appear to have an effect on Rishabh Pant’s recreation.

He stated:

“Rishabh Pant, completely good. After a very long time, I’ve seen a participant on whom strain appears to don’t have any impact. Even when six wickets are down at 146, the way in which he begins his innings, nobody does. He performs his strokes, no matter the pitch or what number of runs the opposite crew has scored. He’s equally good in opposition to spinners and quick bowlers. I completely get pleasure from watching him. It is like watching Sehwag bat left-handed.”

Drawing comparisons between Rishabh Pant and Sehwag, Inzamam additional stated:

“I’ve performed with Sehwag and he too did not hassle about different components. When he used to bat, it did not matter to him how the pitch behaved or what sort of bowling assault the opponent had. He simply needed to play his strokes, even when the fielders have been on the boundary. After Sehwag, I’ve seen such a participant, for whom nothing else issues.”

Rishabh Pant’s hundred within the fourth Check in Ahmedabad turned the match round after England fought again valiantly with the ball. The wicketkeeper-batsman smashed 101 from 118 balls, a knock which featured 13 fours and two sixes, the second of which introduced up his century.

The form of self-confidence Rishabh Pant has is stunning: Inzamam-ul-Haq

Inzamam additional identified that Rishabh Pant has performed match-winning knocks not simply in India however overseas as effectively. The left-hander led India to a historic triumph within the Gabba Check earlier this yr with an unbeaten 89.

Inzamam added:

“Ever since I’ve famous, it is not that he is solely doing it in India, he did it in Australia too. He did not get to attain centuries as a result of he performs at his personal tempo. After a very long time, I’ve seen such a participant.

“India had Sachin, Dravid now they’ve Virat and Rohit. However the way in which he performs, it is superb. The form of self-confidence he has is stunning. I have not come throughout a participant like him in cricket,” he went on so as to add.

Rishabh Pant has featured in 20 Assessments for India thus far and has 1358 runs to his title at a powerful common of 45.26. He has notched up three a whole bunch and 6 fifties.

Revealed 08 Mar 2021, 12:14 IST

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