New Delhi. In the practice match being played against India, Leicestershire batsman Rishabh Pant played a blistering innings of 76 runs on the second day. Due to this innings, Leicestershire was successful in making a comeback in the match. When Pant came to bat, the team was under pressure. Leicestershire lost 4 wickets for 71 runs. In such a situation, Rishabh Pant played a blazing innings and got the team back in the match. He was dismissed by Team India bowler Ravindra Jadeja. Pant was seen celebrating his wicket himself after getting out.
Ravindra Jadeja came to throw the 46th over of Leicestershire’s innings in the practice match being played in Leicester. During this, Pant tried to hit a big stroke on the third ball of Jadeja’s over. But instead of going outside the boundary, the ball went to Shreyas Iyer standing on long on. He took that easy catch without making any mistake. After this, Jadeja hugged Pant. Before his return to the pavilion, many players of Team India congratulated him.
| Pant (76), Iyer, Jadeja.@RishabhPant17‘s incredibly entertaining ins ends.
He gets a hug from Jadeja & high fives from his @BCCI teammates.
— Leicestershire Foxes (@leicsccc) June 24, 2022
Pant also celebrated
It is rarely seen that the dismissed batsman celebrates his wicket with the opposition team. But before returning to the pavilion, Pant also started celebrating his wicket with the Indian players. The Indian team is playing a practice match against Leicestershire before the Test match to be played from 1 to 5 July in Birmingham. Some Indian players are part of Leicestershire’s team in this match.
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India took the lead
By the end of the second day’s play, India had taken a lead of 82 runs. When the game ended on the second day, Team India had scored 80 runs for the loss of one wicket. Shubman Gill got out after scoring 38 runs. While KS Bharat was unbeaten on 31 and Hanuma Vihari on 9 runs. India got a lead of 2 runs on the basis of first innings. Team India declared the first innings by scoring 246 runs for 8 wickets. At the same time, Leicestershire had scored 244 runs in their first innings.
Tags: Hindi cricket news, Rishabh Pant, Team India, Team India Practice Match
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 25, 2022, 11:19 IST