Rishabh Pant completed 100 sixes in international cricket at the age of 24. He scored 146 runs against England. During this, he hit 19 fours and four sixes. With this left behind Sachin and Raina.
Rishabh Pant batted brilliantly in the last match of the Test series against England. He scored 146 runs in 111 balls. During these aggressive innings, he made many special records in his name. The 24-year-old Pant also left behind Sachin Tendulkar and Suresh Raina in this match. Pant hit 19 fours and four sixes on the first day of the match against England. With this, he has completed his 100 sixes in international cricket.
Rishabh Pant is the youngest Indian batsman to hit 100 sixes in international cricket. Before him this record was in the name of Sachin Tendulkar. At the same time, Suresh Raina was at number two in this case.
In this match, Rishabh Pant also completed his two thousand runs in Test cricket. He has scored 2066 runs in 52 innings of 31 matches. His average in Test cricket is 43.04. At the same time, the strike rate is also 72.84. Pant has so far scored five centuries in the biggest format of cricket. Nine half-centuries have also come off his bat and his highest score is 159 not out.
.@RishabhPant17 scored a stunning 146 as he brought up his 5⃣th Test ton & was our top performer from Day 1 of the #ENGvIND Edgbaston Test. ? ? #TeamIndia— BCCI (@BCCI) July 1, 2022
A summary of his knock ? pic.twitter.com/31d1j8yBgo
Rishabh Pant once again played a troubleshooter in this Test. When Rishabh Pant came to bat at the crease, Team India had lost three wickets for 64 runs. Virat Kohli was playing at the other end, but Kohli too was soon dismissed after scoring 11 runs. After this Shreyas Iyer also could not do much and went on after scoring 15 runs. On 98, half of Indias team had returned to the pavilion and looked in trouble. After this, Pant retaliated with Jadeja.
There was a partnership of 222 runs between the two. During this, Pant completed his fifth Test century. It was his third century against England and fourth outside India. When Pant was out, Indias score was 320 runs. Pant scored runs in this match at a strike rate of 131.53. Due to his stormy innings, the Indian team managed to score 338 runs in 73 overs on the first day.