ENG vs IND - Rishabh Pant made many records by scoring a century in England

By Kaif - July 2, 2022 - Last updated on Jul 02, 2022 03:20 PM ENG vs IND - Rishabh Pant made many records by scoring a century in England

ENG vs IND - Rishabh Pant made many records by scoring a century in England, Rishab Pant breaks the record of Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, and Kapil Dev

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On the first day of the Edgbaston Test match against England, Rishabh Pant got a big bang. Pant played a memorable inning of 146 runs while thrashing the England bowlers. This was the fifth century of Rishabh Pants Test career. This wicket-keeper batsman hit 20 fours and four sixes in his innings of 111 balls.

Rishabh Pant shared a 222-run partnership with Ravindra Jadeja during his brilliant innings. Due to this, by the end of the first days play, India scored 338 for seven in their first innings. Ravindra Jadeja 83 and Mohammed Shami were at the crease after scoring zero runs. The 24-year-old Pant made a flurry of records during the century innings.

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Best partnership of 6th wicket in Test cricket (for India)

  • 222 vs England - Rishabh Pant- Ravindra Jadeja, 2022
  • 222 vs South Africa - Sachin Tendulkar - Mohammad Azharuddin, 1997
  • 213 vs West Indies - R. Ashwin-Wriddhiman Saha, 2016
  • 210 vs Pakistan - MS Dhoni-Irfan Pathan, 2006
  • 204 vs England - Rishabh Pant-KL Rahul, 2018

Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli

Test matches have been played at Edgbaston since 1902, but before that, no batsman had scored a century in less than 100 balls. Rishabh Pant is the third Indian batsman to score a Test century at Edgbaston. Earlier, only great batsmen Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli were able to do this.

Rishabh Pant second century this year

This is Rishabh Pants second century in 2022. Earlier, Pant also scored 100 runs in Cape Town Test against South Africa held in January. In such a situation, Pant has now become the fourth Indian wicket-keeper batsman to score two centuries in a calendar year. Apart from this, Pant has also become the first Indian wicketkeeper to score four centuries outside Asia. Vijay Manjrekar, Wriddhiman Saha, and Ajay Ratra have three centuries each outside Asia.

Two Test Centuries in a Calendar Year (Indian WK)

  • 1964 b. kundran
  • 2009 MS Dhoni
  • 2017 Wriddhiman Saha
  • 2022 Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant completes 2000 test runs

Rishabh Pant has also completed two thousand runs in Test cricket during his brilliant innings. Pant is only the fourth wicket-keeper batsman from India to do so. Before him, only MS Dhoni, Syed Kirmani, and Farooq Engineer had managed to score more than two thousand runs in Tests. Not only this, but Rishabh Pant has also become the youngest Indian wicket-keeper batsman to score 2000 runs in Test cricket.

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Missed to break Virender Sehwag record

Rishabh Pant has now become the third Indian batsman to score the fastest century in Test cricket outside Asia. Virender Sehwag is number one in this matter. Sehwag scored a century in 78 balls against West Indies in 2006. Azharuddin is at number two in this list, who scored a century in 88 balls against England at Lords in 1990.

Fastest century by an Indian in England

Pants century is the fastest century by an Indian batsman on English soil. Mohammad Azharuddin is the fastest Indian player to score a century in England. Azharuddin scored a century in 88 balls in the Lords Test in 1990.

Fastest Test century in England (for India)

  • 88 Mohammad Azharuddin, Lords 1990
  • 89 Rishabh Pant, Edgbaston 2022
  • 117 Rishabh Pant, The Oval 2018
  • 118 KL Rahul, The Oval 2018
  • 130 Kapil Dev, Oval 1990

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