Wicketkeeper batsman KS Bharat could not show anything special in the second match of the ongoing five-match Test series between India and England. In this match being played on his home ground, he scored 17 and 6 runs in two innings against the visiting team.
IND vs ENG 2nd Test Match: The second match of the five-Test series between India and England has been played in Visakhapatnam (Vizag). In the match, the Indian team defeated England by 106 runs. But KS Bharat's bat remained silent in this match. The team was missing star wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant.
Bharat has played seven test matches for India in his career so far. In 12 innings he scored only 221 runs at a poor average of 20.09. He has not scored a single century or half-century in Test cricket so far. This poor performance of the wicketkeeper batsman has raised questions about his continuation in the team. In the current series against England, users on social media are demanding his removal from the team.
In 56 innings of 33 Test matches, Pant scored 2271 runs at an excellent average of 43.67 and an excellent strike rate of 73.63. He has five centuries and 11 half-centuries to his name in this format. He was last seen playing against Bangladesh in the year 2022. KS Bharat's poor performance has once again reminded fans of Rishabh Pant. Bharat has failed to fill the void of this star player. Now it remains to be seen whether the selection committee considers his name in the upcoming test match or not.