Rishabh Pant has realised the importance of his wicket in white-ball cricket. The southpaw was once again Team India’s main man in the batting department.
In the fourth T20I against the West Indies in Florida, he top-scored for the Men in Blue. His knock of 44 runs was laced with 6 fours, and played a key role in India’s win by 59 runs.
Pant has been the team’s top scorer as a wicket-keeper in three T20Is. He heads the list with KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan, Dinesh Karthik and Robin Uthappa also part of it.
Top Scoring for India as a wicketkeeper in T20I wins
3 times: Rishabh Pant*
2 times: KL Rahul
1 time: Ishan Kishan
1 time: Robin Uthappa
1 time: Dinesh Karthik
Batting first, India scored 191/5 in 20 overs. The host nation was bowled out for 132 in 19.1 overs, with Arshdeep Singh taking 3 wickets.