Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant. (Photograph by Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Photos/Getty Photos)

India wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant has stated that as of now all he can do is think about giving his 100% with the bat and the remaining is as much as the critics to determine whether or not he’s doing nicely or not. Pant’s remarks got here after the series-deciding fifth T20I in opposition to South Africa was washed out as a result of rain on the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on June 18. The sequence was drawn at 2-2.

The Delhi cricketer was made the stand-in captain for the just-concluded house sequence on the final second after a groin damage pressured KL Rahul to be out of motion for a chronic time period. Not solely did he showcase unimpressive performances with the bat, however even luck was not on his facet so far as the toss is anxious, and went on to lose all 5 of them.

There are loads of positives: Rishabh Pant

“It would get somewhat bit irritating, however there are loads of positives, particularly the best way the entire crew confirmed character after the sequence was 2-0,” Pant stated within the post-match presentation. “We’re looking for alternative ways of profitable matches, we try to play in a brand new method. Errors will occur, however we’re getting in the precise method,” he added.

“I can solely take into consideration giving my 100% as a participant and captain. It’s for you guys to determine on how I’m doing as a participant and captain, I can solely give attention to giving my 100% each time I’m going on the sector and preserve enhancing,” stated Pant additional.

So far as the southpaw’s batting performances are involved, he might solely handle scores of 17, 6, 5, and, 29 respectively within the 4 video games. Within the fifth T20I, the stand-in captain got here out to be bat at quantity 4 within the fourth over after the dismissal of opener Ruturaj Gaikwad. He received off the mark off the very first supply that he confronted being rain stopped play on the venue. Rishabh Pant would now be hoping to rediscover his mojo with the bat within the upcoming England tour.