Sourav Ganguly said – Rishabh will be under pressure and he will have to fight this battle himself
On Thursday, Indian captain Virat said – Pant should be given a chance to do better.
The Indian wicketkeeper recently scored just 33 runs in the 3-match T20 series against Bangladesh.
Dainik BhaskarDec 06, 2019, 04:43 PM IST Sports Desk. After Indian captain Virat Kohli, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has defended wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant. He said, "Pant should learn from his criticisms. Then if you want to see them on the field, why do people shout Dhoni and Dhoni? The position that Dhoni has achieved. It will take Pant at least 15 years to get it. Ganguly was speaking at a media group event. "
He further said- It is good for Rishabh. They should get used to it. He (Pant) will be under pressure and he will have to fight this battle himself.
Virat said – we have full confidence in Pant's ability
Earlier on Thursday, Indian captain Virat Kohli said, "We have full faith in Rishabh's ability, but it is everyone's responsibility to give him a little more chance to do better." If he misses a little, then people start shouting Dhoni and Dhoni in the stadium. He said that it is not honorable and no player wants that. "
Rohit Sharma also said in praise – Pant is a winner-player
Kohli further said, "Recently Rohit Sharma also said that this wicket-keeper batsman should be left alone. He is a match winner player. Once he is in form, his game is very infrequent. We have also seen many times in the IPL, where he plays free and relays. There he (Pant) also gets respect for his ability. "
Rishabh Pant scored 201 runs in 13 T20s in last one year
Pant has scored just 201 runs in 13 T20 matches in the last one year. He could only score 33 runs in the 3-match T20 series against Bangladesh recently. Given his (Pant) poor form, Kerala wicket-keeper batsman Sanju Samson has been included in the T20 series against the West Indies.