If we talk about the young team India, the name that emerged as a popular one is of, Rishabh Pant. Rishabh Pant came into limelight after his performance in U-19 World Cup 2016. In this article, I will discuss all the important aspects of Rishabh’s life. The education, career, parents, girlfriends, records, height, weight, all will be covered. So, without wasting any more time, let us get started.
|Full name||Rishabh Rajendra Pant|
|Father’s name||Late Rajendra Pant|
|Mother’s name||Saroj Pant|
|Siblings||Sakshi Pant (Sister)|
|Birth place||Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India|
|Age (till 2020)||23 years|
|Hometown||Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India|
|School||The Indian Public School, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India|
|College||Shri Venkateshwar College, Delhi University, Delhi, India|
|Height (approx.)||5 feet 7 inches (170 cms)|
|Weight (approx.)||65 kgs (143 lbs)|
|Chest measurement (approx.)||40 inches|
|Waist measurement (approx.)||30 inches|
|Biceps measurement (approx.)||14 inches|
|Best in||Batting and wicket keeping|
|Batting style||Left-handed batsman|
|Best shots||Pull shot|
|International ODI debut||Played on 21.10.2018 at Guwahati, against West Indies|
|International Test series debut||Played on 18.08.2018 at Nottingham, against England|
|International T-20 series debut||Played on 01.02.2017 at Bengaluru, against England|
|IPL teams||Delhi Daredevils (DD)|
- Rishabh is the first Indian cricketer to score a 6 in his first scoring hit during his Test debut.
- In the U-19 World cup 2016, Rishabh Pant was the second highest runs scorer, with 267 runs.
- Rishabh Pant is the 3rd youngest cricketer to score a triple century in first class cricket.
- He is the first Indian Wicket-keeper to score a 100 in England.
- In the 2016 U-19 World cup, he scored 50 runs in just 18 balls.
- Rishabh Pant is the first Indian Wicket-keeper to take 7 catches in his Test debut.
Interesting facts about Rishabh Pant:-
- At the age of 12 he moved from Roorkee to Delhi and got admission in Sonnet Club for learning and practicing cricket.
- Later his coach Tarak Sinha guided him and asked him to shift to Rajasthan for the betterment of his skills and opportunities.
- He was kicked out of Rajasthan cricket academy because he belonged to an outside state. Then he moved back to Delhi and started his career there.
- He played for U-14 and U-19 teams.
- Rishabh is a pure vegetarian. A
- Rishabh Pant is a big fan of MS Dhoni and Adam Gilchrist.
- He played for India-A where coach Rahul Dravid helped him a lot in enhancing his skills.
- Rishabh Pant is a trained gymnast.
- In 2016, Delhi Daredevils bought him for Rs. 1.9 crores.
- His father passed away in 2017 due to cardiac arrest.
- For his exceptional performance in IPL 2018, he won the Emerging player of the Season award.
- In IPL 14 Rishabh Pant is appointed as a captain of Delhi Daredevils.
- Rishabh Pant holds a very strange record along with Suresh Raina and Irfan Pathan, where in his Test series debut he got the longest duck after missing 29 balls.
- Rishabh is a very good prankster.
This was all the important information about Rishabh Pant. He is the youngest player to hold the responsibilities of being a captain in IPL 2021. His talent and dedication has given him a lot of name and fame. Wishing him a very good luck and good growth.