'We've got Pant' – Fans' song for Rishabh Pant goes viral – Times of India

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'We've got Pant' – Fans' song for Rishabh Pant goes viral – Times of India

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.”

Updated: Jan 5, 2019, 19:12 IST

Highlights

  • 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) Rishabh Pant (AP Photo)

NEW DELHI: He has been called second

Adam Gilchrist

captain and legendary batsman

Ricky Ponting

. New India wicket-keeper

Rishabh Pant

is in the news

READ ALSO: Rishabh Pant is another Adam Gilchrist, says Ricky Ponting

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

Sydney Cricket Ground

. And fans and former cricketers are lauding the cricketer not only for the on-the-field exploits but for his sport behavior.

READ ALSO: Rishabh Pant turns ‘baby-sitter’ for Tim Paine’s kids

After the ‘babysitting’ banter followed by really

Tim Paine

‘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

Rishab Pant

I’ll understand

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

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

‘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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