New India wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant is in the news for all the right reasons these days. 21-year-old on Friday became the only Indian wicketkeeper to score a century on Australian soil. An Indian cricket supporters group called ‘The Bharat Army’ has coined a song dedicated to India stumper. “He’ll hit you for a six. He’ll babysit your kids. We’ve got Rishab Pant.”
TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Updated: Jan 5, 2019, 19:12 IST
- New India wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant is in the news
- The 21-year-old was the only Indian wicketkeeper to score a century on Australia when he smashed an unbeaten 159 in the ongoing fourth Test against the Sydney Cricket Ground
Rishabh Pant (AP Photo)
NEW DELHI: He has been called second
captain and legendary batsman
. New India wicket-keeper
is in the news
The 21-year-old on Friday became the only Indian wicketkeeper to score a century on Australian soil when he smashed an unbeaten 159 in the ongoing fourth Test against the at
. And fans and former cricketers are lauding the cricketer not only for the on-the-field exploits but for his sport behavior.
After the ‘babysitting’ banter followed by really
‘s kids during a social gathering, an Indian cricket supporters group called’ The Bharat Army ‘has coined a song dedicated to India stumper.
“We’ve got Pant
He’ll hit you for a six
He’ll babysit your kids
We’ve got Rishab Pant ”
And the song has gone viral on the social media platform Twitter, garnering more than 500K views in two days.
#AUSvIND We’ve got Pant Rishab Pant I just do not think you’ll understand he’s babysit yo … https://t.co/DxfL5bKBdV
– The Bharat Army (@thebharatarmy) 1546562449000
With the Sydney Knock, Pant too surpassed
‘s 13-year-old record of highest individual Test score by an Indian wicketkeeper. The former India skipper had scored 148 runs against Pakistan in 2006.
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