Former Indian opener Aakash Chopra believes Rishabh Pant can be the game changer in the upcoming test series between England and India. India and England will lock horns in five tests beginning August 4th in Nottingham. Aakash Chopra stressed that the role of Rishabh Pant in the order would be crucial.
Rishabh Pant, who started his testing career in England with a six, has been in sensational form in test cricket in recent months. After the 23-year-old had a significant share in the historic series victory in Australia, the 23-year-old also experienced an unforgettable home series against England. The southpaw has an impressive record in red ball cricket after smashing 1,403 runs in 21 tests at 43.84 with three centuries and six fifties.
Aakash Chopra revealed that Rishabh Pant pushes the game forward and acts as a game changer in every situation. The 43-year-old believes any bowling line-up could be threatening in English conditions and the tourists could lose their top batsmen prematurely.
“No matter what the situation of the game is or how much stress there is, Rishabh Pant is a guy who stays fit and is a game changer. To be honest, in England no matter how good you are at a batting unit, the fact is that the opponents have more than decent bowling lineups. And especially under these conditions, India will lose two or three of the top orders early on. ” Chopra tells on his YouTube channel.
His attitude will come to the fore again: Aakash Chopra
Aakash Chopra continued under pressure to explain that Rishabh Pants’ role was vital and that his demeanor must be equally competent. The cricketer who became the commentator also insisted that Pant’s role would be crucial in deciding on the ratings as well.
“The pressure will definitely be there and this is where Rishabh Pant will come in extremely handy. His attitude will once again come to the fore. The way he holds wickets will be important and now the goalkeepers play a key role, even in deciding on DRS reviews. ” he added.
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