Rishabh Pant hit century after two years by banging a six

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  • He completed a century by hitting for six off England captain Joe Root
  • Indian wicketkeeper-batsman hits a century on a odd situation and reached the third figure after two years
  • Pant hit an unbeaten 159 runs against Australia in Sydney in January 2019
  • Since then, he has been failed 4 times to reaching triple figure

Ahmadabad: Explosive batsman Rishabh Pant hit a test century on Friday and also ended the drought that has been going on for the last two years. This century of Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant saved the hosts from the odd situation in the fourth Test against England at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmadabad. Pant’s third century in Test cricket. Earlier, in January 2019, he scored an unbeaten 159 runs against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Pant completed the third century of his career with a six off the opposition captain Joe Root on the first ball of the 84th over. However, on the very first ball of the next over, James Anderson sent him towards the pavilion, caught by Joe Root. He scored 101 runs in 118 balls with the help of 13 fours and two sixes.

As you know that, such an opportunity came 4 times after January 2019, when he missed out on making a century. Earlier, despite reaching 97, 89 not out, 91 and 89 not out, they could not score centuries. However, Pant has scored a third century in the 33rd innings. In this case, he has equalled Wriddhiman Saha. Saha scored 3 centuries in 50 innings. As the wicketkeeper, the record for scoring the most centuries in a Test is in the name of former captain MS Dhoni. He scored 6 centuries in 144 innings.

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