Rishabh Pant on Tuesday turned the fastest Indian wicketkeeper to rating 1000 runs in Test cricket, surpassing former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Rishabh Pant notches up 1000 Test runs, breaks MS Dhoni’s report in Brisbane. (AP Photograph)
- Rishabh Pant becomes fastest Indian wicketkeeper to rating 1000 Test runs
- Rishabh Pant surpassed MS Dhoni to obtain the milestone on the Gabba
- Rishabh Pant can be solely the seventh Indian wicketkeeper to report 1000 Test runs
Rishabh Pant added one other feather to his cap on Tuesday as he broke former India captain MS Dhoni’s report and have become the fastest Indian wicketkeeper to rating 1000 Test runs in the course of the ongoing remaining Test vs Australia on the Gabba.
Rishabh Pant achieved the milestone in 27 innings surpassing MS Dhoni who had taken 32 Test innings to rating 1000 runs. Notably, Pant had additionally develop into the fastest Indian wicket-keeper to declare 50 dismissals in Test cricket again in 2019 vs West Indies.
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Fastest Indian WK to 1000 Test runs (by innings):
27- Rishabh Pant
32 -MS Dhoni
36 -Farokh Engineer
37 -Wriddhiman Saha
39 -Nayan Mongia
1000 Test runs for Rishabh Pant
— ICC (@ICC) January 19, 2021
Rishabh Pant reached the landmark when he pulled a brief ball from Pat Cummins to the deep backward sq. leg for a pair. Rishabh Pant can be solely the seventh Indian wicketkeeper to report 1000 Test runs and his present common of 40.04 is the very best in that group.
Shubman Gill fell in need of a superb century and Cheteshwar Pujara was battered and bruised on 43 not out, with hard-hitting wicketkeeper Pant on 10 on the Gabba on Day 5. India nonetheless want 145 runs to win the fourth Test towards Australia with seven wickets in hand at tea on day 5.
With the sequence stage at 1-1, holders India want solely a attract Brisbane to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, two years after their breakthrough 2-1 win within the 2018/19 sequence Down Below. Australia should win the match to prise the trophy from India’s grasp.