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Rishabh Pant is fine batsman but needs to do better job with gloves: Chairman of selectors MSK Prasad
MSK Prasad wants a training module to be created for Pant, wherein he hones his skills under specialist keeping coach.
Once the 204-run sixth wicket stand between Rahul and Pant ended, India tried to hang on for a respectable draw but it was of no avail.
Rishabh Pant scores maiden hundred as India sniff at improbable victory against England in final Test
The second session certainly belonged to Pant, who hit 14 boundaries and three sixes including one over deep mid-wicket off Adil Rashid to complete a well-deserved hundred.
Since MS Dhoni’s retirement from Test cricket, India have struggled to find a suitable replacement for the longer format of the game.
Kohli-Pujara added 92 runs for the third wicket after Shikhar Dhawan (23) and Lokesh Rahul (19) were dismissed cheaply by Stuart Broad (2/50).
The 20-year-old made a confident start to his Test career at Trent Bridge, scoring an attacking 24 in the first innings and then taking seven catches, the latter a record for Indian keeping debutante.
Pant joined the elite club of Naren Tamhane (vs Pakistan in 1955), Kiran More (vs England in 1986) and Naman Ojha (vs Sri Lanka in 2015), all of whom took five catches on their Test debuts.
India has handed the Test cap to Rishabh Pant who replaces Dinesh Karthik as the wicketkeeper. Jasprit Bumrah comes into the side after missing the first two Tests.
Rishabh Pant looks set to make his Test debut, as he was busy batting and practicing behind the wickets to pacers.
Sunil Gavaskar attributes Virat Kohli's success to bat-speed adjustment, feels Rishabh Pant could play in 3rd Test
After a horror tour of the country four years ago, Kohli notched up his first century on English soil in the opening Test, albeit in a losing cause.
The youngster was not picked for the limited-overs leg of the England tour despite a stellar IPL show but earned his maiden call-up in Tests through his gritty performances with the A team.
Cricket pundits have been of the view that, if given an opportunity, Pant has the potential to be as dangerous as Adam Gilchrist batting at No 6 and 7 for India.
However, there is uncertainty over the participation of pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the five-match series as he has aggravated a lower back injury during the third ODI against England yesterday.
It was yet another complete performance from the Indians, who restricted the Lions to 264 for nine before breezing to the target in 48.
Can't blame Indian players, consistent batting could have made us a threat: Delhi Daredevils coach Ricky Ponting
Delhi Daredevils coach Ricky Ponting today heaped praise on the Indian players, especially Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer.