Rishabh Pant Biography Height Age Records IPL 2018
Rishabh Pant is one of India’s promising young talents. He is a wicket keeper-batsman who has already made his mark in the domestic arena. He first came into the spotlight after his brilliant performance in the Under-19 world cup of 2016. We will try to provide brief information about this young Indian talent.
|Name||Rishabh Rajendra Pant|
|Born||4 October, 1997|
|Educational Status||Pursuing his BA|
|Educational Institution Location||Delhi|
|Father’s Name||Late Rajendra Pant|
|Mother’s Name||Saroj Pant|
|Sister’s Name||Sakshi Pant|
|Hair & Eye Color||Black|
|Role||Wicket Keeper & Batsman|
|Specialty||Explosive batting, Pull shot|
|Style||Left Handed Batsman|
|Team||India & Delhi Daredevils|
IPL 2018 Details
|Price||Retained with 8 crore INR|
Personal Life & Education
Rishabh Pant was born on October 4, 1997. He was forced to move from one city to another to make a name for him and he finally got his breakthrough with the help of the Indian under-19 team in 2016. He has already lost his father who died in 2017.
Rishabh Pant has completed his high school graduation from The Indian Public School of Dehradun and he is currently pursuing his BA degree from the Sri Venkateswara College of New Delhi.
Rishabh Pant lost his father in 2017 just before the 10th edition of Indian Premier League. He now has two family members. His mother’s name is Saroj Pant who is a housewife. His sister’s name is Sakshi Pant.
Rishabh Pant is an opening batsman and he can also bat in the middle order. He is a left handed batsman who is known mainly for his explosive batting. Rishabh Pant is also good with his gloves as he is a brilliant wicketkeeper.
Rishabh Pant made his T-20 Internationals Debut for India against England where he scored 5 runs facing 3 balls before he got out. He scored 6 runs in 22 balls in his under 19 world cup debut. Rishabh scored 20 runs of 17 balls in his IPL debut against Gujarat Lions.
- T20 Internationals: Rishabh Pant has scored 66 runs in the 3 T-20 internationals he has played for India. He has faced 61 balls while playing these 3 innings and he has a best score of 38. His average is 33 and he has a strike rate of 108.
- First Class Cricket:Rishabh Pant has a great first class career. He has already scored a staggering amount of runs in his first class career. He has scored 1555 runs in 30 innings at an average of 53.62. He scored a triple century also in his first class career which is also his best score (308). He has a strike rate of almost 100 which proves he is also very explosive.
- List-A: Pant has scored 603 runs in his 23 innings in his List-A career. His average is 27.40 with a strike rate of 104.68. His best score is 135 in his List-A career.
- IPL:Rishabh Pant has featured in 24 IPL matches and he has already scored 564 runs at an average of 25.64. His strike rate proves why he is the perfect element in any T20 team as he has a strike rate of 151.21 in his IPL career. He has a best score of 97 in IPL against Gujarat Lions.
- Rishabh Pant holds the record of scoring the fastest half-century in Under-19 World Cup tournament. He scored his half-century in just 18 balls against Nepal.
- He scored a brilliant century against Namibia in the under-19 world of 2016 which helped India to a semi-final spot in the world cup.
- He was bought for a staggering amount of 1.9 crore INR in IPL 2016 when his base price was just 10 Lakh INR. He is also one of the few players who have been retained by their side in the 11th edition of IPL.
- Rishabh Pant has a triple hundred against Maharashtra in his First Class career. Pant has also scored a 48-ball century against Jharkhand which also broke a lot of records.
- Rishabh Pant holds the record of scoring a 32 ball-century in his List-A career against Himachal Pradesh. This is the quickest century in List-A. He also hit 12 sixes in his brilliant innings.
Rishabh Pant was retained by his current franchize Delhi Daredevils for the 2018 IPL season. He was retained for an amount of Rs. 8 Crore.
Rishabh Pant has already made his mark as an explosive batsman. As a result he has deservedly earned his call to the national team which will play Nidahas trophy in Sri Lanka. If he continues on his merry way, it is expected that Rishabh Pant will soon become a key figure for team India. He is one of the few young talents to look out for in the near future.