Biography of Rishabh Pant
- 1 Biography of Rishabh Pant
- 2 Rishabh Pant Career
- 3 Did Rishabh Pant Played World Cup?
- 4 Rishabh Pant Family:
- 5 Interesting Facts on Rishabh Pant:
- 6 Records
- 7 Awards and Accolades
- 8 Rishabh Pant Batting Stats:
- 9 Rishabh Pants Bowling stats:
Rishabh Pant is an Indian cricketer who was born on 4 Oct 1997 Roorkee Uttarakhand. He plays for the India national cricket team and Delhi. Rishab pant comes in focus after selecting in team India Under-19 team.
In the same year 2016, he played for Delhi Daredevils in IPL. He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut for India in January 2017 and his Test debut in August 2018.
Rishabh Pant Journey to Cricket
He was born and brought up in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, He was fascinated with cricket right from childhood. Due to a lack of infrastructural opportunities, Rishabh had to move from one city to another. When he was 12 years old, his parents decided to move to Delhi. Here, Rishabh got an opportunity to train under Tarak Sinha.
Rishabh Pant Career
Pant initially represented Rajasthan at U-14 and U-16 levels. However, at Rajasthan, Pant faced discrimination for supposedly being an outsider and was thrown out of an academy. Pant decided to move from Rajasthan to Delhi to save his career.
Pant made his first-class debut in Ranji Trophy debut at the age of 18 in 2015. Pant broke several records by scoring a triple-hundred against Maharashtra. In the 2016-17 season, Pant scored a blistering 48-ball hundred against Jharkhand. His exploits and achievements in Ranji Trophy earned him a call-up to India’s T20 squad for England’s tour of India 2017.
Indian Premier League – IPL
Rishabh was bought by the Delhi Daredevils for a staggering amount of Rs. 1.9 crore in 2016. He proved to be absolutely worth the money by scoring 198 runs in 10 matches and won the Man of the Match award.
Although his inaugural season wasn’t as fruitful as Pant would have expected it to be, his second season, 2017 IPL, turned out to be a miraculous one for the Delhi boy. In the 2017 edition of the league, Rishabh scored a blazing 97 runs from just 43 balls to guide Delhi Daredevils to victory against the Gujarat Lions.
Rishabh continued his stellar run with a stunning 128 not out from 63 balls in the 2018 edition of the league. It earned him the distinction of achieving the highest individual score by an Indian cricketer in a Twenty20 match.
It isn’t surprising then that he was awarded the ‘Emerging Player of the Season’ in 2018. He was also the second-highest run-scorer in the edition of the league.
Rishabh Pant International Career
vs England at Nottingham(18 August 2018)
vs England at Bengaluru (1 February 2017)
Vs West Indies on 21 October 2018.
Pant was named in India’s Test squad for the series against England in August 2018. He made his Test debut against England cricket team on 18 August 2018. Pant became the first batsman for India to begin his career in Test cricket with a six.
Pant went on to score his maiden Test century in the same tournament. Pant thus became the second-youngest wicket-keeper and the first Indian wicket-keeper to score a Test century in England.
Pant made his debut for India in Twenty20 Internationals against England 2017, at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore on 1 February 2017. He is the second-youngest player for India to debut in a T20I match (youngest at that time) at the age of 19 years 120 days.
After his test debut against England, Pant was selected in India’s ODI squad for their series against the West Indies. Pant made his ODI debut against the West Indies on 21 October 2018.
Did Rishabh Pant Played World Cup?
In June 2019, Pant was called up to India’s squad at the 2019 Cricket World Cup as cover for Shikhar Dhawan, who suffered a hairline fracture on his left thumb during India’s game against Australia.
On 19 June 2019, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed that Dhawan had been ruled out for the rest of the tournament, with Pant confirmed as his replacement. Following the World Cup, the International Cricket Council (ICC) named Pant as the rising star of the squad.
Rishabh Pant Family:
Rishabh Pant was born on 4 October 1997 at Haridwar, Uttarakhand, to Rajendra Pant and Saroj Pant. He has a sister named Sakshi Pant. In 2017, Pant’s father passed away due to a cardiac arrest.
Pant showed extreme dedication and determination and merely two days after cremating his father, Pant scored 57 runs for Delhi Daredevils in an IPL match and dedicated it as a tribute to his late father.
Interesting Facts on Rishabh Pant:
- Rishabh Pant is a big fan of Adam Gilchrist. In fact, he decided to become a wicketkeeper-batsman because of him.
- Rishabh is the 3rd-youngest Indian to score a triple century in first-class cricket scoring 308 off 326 balls against Maharashtra in the 2016 Ranji Trophy tournament.
- He holds the distinction of being the 2nd wicket-keeper to score a triple century in the Ranji Trophy.
- He scored the fastest century in ranji trophy 2016-17 in just 48 balls!
- He holds the record of first indian cricketer having six on the first ball of his test cricket debut.
- Rishabh prefers to relax by listening to music, going for treks, or for swimming.
- His favourite actress is Shraddha Kapoor and actors are Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan.
- He is a huge football fan and supports Manchester United FC.
- Rishabh Pant owns a Mercedes-Benz GLC.
- He is known as a prankster in the team.
- He also gets bored with his look easily and likes to experiment with hair colours or explore better wardrobe choices.
- Second youngest player for India to debut in a T20I match.
- First batsman for India to begin his career in Test cricket with a six
Awards and Accolades
- ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year Award – 2018.
- ICC Rising Star of the squad – ICC World Cup 2019.
Rishabh Pant Batting Stats:
Rishabh Pants Bowling stats:
|Rishabh Pant (Crickter) Biography|
|Real Name||Rishabh Rajendra Pant|
|Profession||Indian Cricketer (Batsman and Wicket-keeper)|
Physical Stats & More
|Height||5’ 7” Feet|
|Body Shape||Not Available|
|Date of Birth||4 October 1997|
|Age(as in 2018)||21 Years|
|Birth Place||Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India|
|Home Town||Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India|
|Current City||Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India|
|School||The Indian Public School, Dehradun|
|College||Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi University, New Delhi|
|Debut||IPL : vs Gujarat Lions at Feroz Shah Kotla (27 Apr 2016)
Test- vs England at Nottingham(18 August 2018)
T20- vs England at Bengaluru (1 February 2017)
ODI- Did Not Play
|Family||Mother : Saroj Pant
Father : Late Rajendra Pant
Sister: Sakshi Pant
Brother: No Brother
|Hobbies||Travelling, Listening music|
|Jersey Number||77 in All Formats|
|Domestic/State Team||Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, Delhi Under-19s|
|Nature on field||Aggressive|
|Likes to play against||Australia|
|Favourite Shot||Pull shot|
|Career Turning Point||IPL 2018|
|Favourite Actors||Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan|
|Favourite Actresses||Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra|
|Favourite Filmmakers||Karan Johar|
|Favourite Food||Not Available|
|Favourite Perfume Brand||Not Available|
|Favourite Fashion Brands||Not Available|
Girls, Affairs and More
|Marital Status||Not Available|
|Girl Friends||Not Available|
|Salary(approx)||20 Lac/ Match|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Facebook Profile : @ImRishabPant|
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