The comparability between Rishabh Pant and MS Dhoni has all the time been a sizzling subject of debate. Regardless that the previous India captain has retired from worldwide cricket, some can’t assist however draw parallels between Rishabh Pant and MS Dhoni because of their related attacking model of batting.
Nitish Rana: Rishabh Pant Feels He Is Nowhere Close to Legendary MS Dhoni
Nevertheless, if there’s one one who can not stand these comparisons is Rishabh Pant himself, reveals Nitish Rana. The KKR batsman lately acknowledged that it actually bugs Rishabh Pant when folks examine him to MS Dhoni for the reason that wicketkeeper-batsman feels he’s nowhere close to the India legend.
“He admires Mahi Bhai quite a bit, to the extent that he generally says: ‘If there’s somebody I need to see whereas awake and sleeping it is going to be Mahi Bhai.’
“He has even stated to me, ‘Why are folks evaluating me with Mahi bhai, I’m not worthy of comparability,’ and whereas folding his arms, ‘Cease evaluating me with Mahi Bhai, take my bat and every thing else. I don’t need to play, however don’t examine me with Mahi Bhai.’ He is sort of a God to him,” Nitish Rana advised India TV Cricket.
Nitish Rana credited Rishabh Pant for the super turnaround he was in a position to produce. Out of the staff for his inconsistent present, Rishabh Pant roared again to kind throughout the Take a look at sequence in Australia and every thing modified from there.
Nitish Rana: Rishabh Pant’s Energy Is His Self Perception Saying He Was Simply One Inning Away From Taking part in A Massive Knock And It Was To Arrive Quickly Which Was So
Rishabh Pant’s confidence is at an all-time excessive proper now, however even when issues weren’t going his manner, Nitish Rana defined how he was impressed seeing the wicketkeeper batsman’s sturdy grit, willpower, and self-belief.
“His power is his self-belief. He by no means leaves that self-belief wherever he goes and no matter format he performs. I keep in mind there was a time when folks began criticizing him however he used to inform me:
“‘I’m only one huge innings away, the day I play that knock, everybody will go silent and I consider I’m going to play that innings very quickly.’ The following match, he made 100 one thing, it was over the last (2018-19) Australian tour,” recollects Rana.
“Then he referred to as me again and shared these memes and advised me: ‘See, that is how folks change. First, they used to say this and now see what they’re saying.’ He’s very optimistic in his life and has immense self-belief and that’s his greatest power.”
Rishabh Pant’s favorite tour is clearly the Australian tour for he has amassed a staggering 624 runs in solely 7 video games averaging 62.four with 1 hundred in 2018-19-his career-best of unbeaten 159 and a couple of fifties which each got here within the latest 2020-21 tour- scores of 97 which helped India draw the third Sydney Take a look at and 89* which helped India to win the Brisbane Take a look at and declare their second successive sequence win Down Beneath.