Rishabh Pant hasn’t realized: Sunil Gavaskar dissects BIG weak spot in India captain’s batting | Cricket Information


India’s captain for the Sout Africa T20s Rishabh Pant has been struggling for runs within the center for a while now, particularly within the shorter codecs of the sport. Pant has scored solely 740 runs in 47 T20Is at 23.12. One of many main weaknesses in his batting has been enjoying the massive shot exterior the off-stump line. Dissecting the shortcomings in his batting, former Indian batter and legend Sunil Gavaskar stated that Pant just isn’t studying from his errors. He additionally highlighted the weak spot of his in direction of enjoying the ball exterior the off stump.  

“He hasn’t realized. He hasn’t realized from his earlier three dismissals, Gavaskar stated whereas commentating on Star Sports activities. “They throw vast, and he retains going for it. He cannot throw sufficient muscle on that. He has received to cease seeking to go aerial that far exterior the off-stump. “There isn’t any means he will get sufficient on it. It has gone to short-third! All of them plan it, South African bowlers and Temba Bavuma? simply bowl vast exterior the off-stump and you’re going to get him.”

Pant has scored 29, 5, 6 and 17 within the final 4 innings within the sequence vs South Africa. Talking additional on Pant’s approach, Gavaskar identified a truth. That Pant has been dismissed 10 instances vast exterior off stump within the T20s in 2022. “A few of them would have been known as vast if he hadn’t made contact with it. As a result of he is so far-off, he has to achieve out for it. He won’t ever get sufficient energy on it. To maintain getting out in the identical sequence in the identical method, for a captain of the Indian workforce, that is not a great signal,” stated Gavaskar.”

Pant too feels that there are areas in his batting the place he wants to enhance. On the post-match presentation ceremony, Pant stated, “As a person, I can look to enhance in sure areas. Not too involved although. Trying to take the positives and seeking to enhance. Let’s have a look at what occurs in Bangalore. Wanting ahead to giving our 100 per cent.”

On captaincy entrance, Pant has been fairly good. India misplaced the primary 2 video games vs SA however he led his troops nicely and gained two back-to-back video games. The sequence will now be determined i Bengaluru on Sunday (June 19) when the 2 sides tackle one another within the fifth and alst T20.


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