Gautam Gambhir Fires Rishabh Pant Warning To Team India

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Gautam Gambhir, a former Indian batsman, has offered his thoughts on the much-debated subject of Rishabh Pant’s batting stance in limited-overs formats, particularly in T20 Internationals.

Because of Pant’s disparate results in red-ball and white-ball cricket, the discussion about his batting order has begun to circulate. Pant has performed admirably in Tests but poorly in ODIs and T20Is.

The Indian team management has recently been asked by several ex-India players to test Pant as an opener in limited-overs cricket. The highly regarded talent was utilised as an opener during the T20Is against England earlier this month and the Indian team management gladly obliged.

The southpaw batted at number four in the ensuing ODI series, and he delivered by smashing a spectacular match-winning century in the series-deciding match.

Rishabh Pant’s batting position in ODIs and T20Is has generated a lot of discussions, but Gautam Gambhir has stated that the young player should be allowed to select his batting position.

The World Cup-winning batsman said that even the legendary Sachin Tendulkar would struggle if former coach Greg Chappell adjusted his batting position.

People wanted Sachin Tendulkar to open the innings when he batted at No. 4 (from mid-2005 to the 2007 World Cup), according to Gautam Gambhir, who was speaking to The Telegraph.

You can never be pleased because there is too much room for speculation in these areas since (then India coach) Greg Chappell wanted him to bat at four. But rather than adjusting Pant’s batting position, I would just let him play wherever he is playing right now, said Gautam Gambhir.

When India plays West Indies in the five-match T20I series that begins later this month, Pant will next be in action. Both nations will play a three-match ODI series before the T20Is, although Pant has been rested for that.

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