Kolkata: On the last day of the fourth test in Brisbane against Australia, Rishabh Pant was instrumental in winning the game for India by playing a historic round and Team India won the series 2-1. Even after that, questions are raised about his wicket skills.
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Experienced wicket keeper Wriddhiman Saha answered questions posed about Pant (Rishabh Pant). He said that this young player will gradually improve it in the same way that one learns “algebra”.
Saha, considered the best goalkeeper on the national team, said he doesn’t think after Pant’s adventurous innings the team’s doors will be closed to him. He will continue to do his best and wishes to leave the selection team to management.
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Saha (Wriddhiman Saha) praised Pant for playing an unbeaten 89 undefeated on Matchday 5 at Gaba, saying: “ No one learns algebra in first grade. You are always one step ahead. Pant is doing his best and will definitely improve (wicket). He has always shown maturity and has proven himself. It’s good for the Indian team for a long time ”.
He said: “The spirit he showed after leaving the ODI and T20 formats is truly extraordinary.”
Saha and Pant are good friends
Wriddhiman Saha, who returned to India after winning the Historic Series in Australia, told PTI: “You can ask Pant, our relationship is friendly and we are both helping the finalists. Personally, there is no separation between us ”.
He said, “I don’t see him as number one and two. Whoever does good will have a chance in the team. I will continue to do my job. The selection is not in my hands, it depends on the management ”.
After the Brisbane Test, Pant was compared to the legendary Mahendra Singh Dhoni but Saha said: “Dhoni, Dhoni will stay and everyone has their own identity”.
Saha could only have made nine and four innings in the two innings of the day and night test played in Adelaide. Meanwhile, the Indian team were at their wit’s end for just 36 points in the second set and after that Saha had no luck in the remaining three matches.
The 36-year-old batsman, wicket-keeper, said: “ Anyone can go through a bad phase. A professional player always accepts good and bad performance, whether it is with form or with criticism.
He said, “I couldn’t score so Pant had a chance. It is quite simple. I have always focused on improving my skills and never thought about my career. When I first started playing cricket my thinking was like this. I still have the same point of view.