Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag has welcomed the transfer of wicket-keeper batter Rishabh Pant opening the batting within the second T20I in opposition to England.
In a shock transfer on Saturday, Pant opened the batting alongside skipper Rohit Sharma and the duo stitched a 49-run stand for the primary wicket.
Sehwag mentioned he favored the concept of Pant opening the batting and likewise praised Bhuvenshwar Kumar for the “prime” class bowling following India’s win over England.
Improbable effort by the Indian bowlers, Bhuvi has been prime class. Like the concept of Pant opening. Congratulations Group India on the great sequence win” Sehwag tweeted.
India defeated England by 49 runs within the second T20I and took an unassailable 2-0 lead within the T20I sequence.
Legendary batter Sachin Tendulkar additionally praised Group India for a complete win over England.
“Complete win by #TeamIndia to beat England convincingly within the T20 sequence. Nicely completed. Maintain it going,” Sachin tweeted.
Followers anticipated that former India skipper Virat Kohli would open the batting earlier than Pant got here out to bat. Kohli who got here at 3 was not capable of make a mark as he departed after scoring 1 run.
Nonetheless, the star batter was all elated with India’s win as he shared an image of the group’s celebration on the Koo app following the victory.
“Nottingham Subsequent,” he captioned the submit.
India and England will lock horns within the third T20I in Nottingham on Sunday.
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