MS Dhoni and Rishabh Pant
MS Dhoni and Rishabh Pant (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Ever since Rishabh Pant made his debut in worldwide cricket, comparisons have been drawn between the southpaw and legendary MS Dhoni. Each these keepers prefer to play aggressive cricket and are the finishers of the sport. Thus, it was straightforward for folks to attract a comparability. Nonetheless, relating to captaincy, the teen nonetheless has a protracted approach to go.

Though the 24-year-old has large footwear to fill, India’s former fielding coach R. Sridhar believes that he has the standard and aptitude of Dhoni. Sridhar, who’s at the moment related to the Bangladesh cricket staff, believes that Rishabh idolising Dhoni performed an enormous position in shaping the way in which he performs his cricket.

“There’s a little little bit of Mahi in him. Clearly, once you develop up idolizing anyone, they have a tendency to turn into part of you. You possibly can see a little bit of Mahi in Rishabh. And rightly so, as a result of he grew up idolizing the good man,” Sridhar informed

“He comes throughout as very pleasant, very jovial. He loves fun off the sphere. He’s fairly indifferent from the whole lot else when he’s off the sphere and may be very relaxed; somebody who likes to have enjoyable. He loves his different sports activities. A beautiful bloke,” mentioned Sridhar about Rishabh’s persona off the sphere.

Nonetheless no finish to Dinesh Karthik vs Rishabh Pant saga in Indian cricket

Though Dinesh Karthik performed all of the matches towards Australia within the just lately concluded collection, head coach Rahul Dravid continues to be reluctant to reply who’ll begin for India within the T20 World Cup. The 49-year-old commented that the staff will take a name after assessing the enjoying situation, scenario and opposition within the T20 World Cup.

“There is not any first-choice wicketkeeper within the facet… We play in line with the circumstances, scenario, opposition and what we really feel is the very best XI. There is not any such a factor as first selection enjoying XI for each single situation. That can range. On that day towards Pakistan, we felt Dinesh was the best selection for us,” mentioned Rahul Dravid.