Rishabh Pant has been handed another chance by national selectors to book his place for the upcoming World Cup in England. He was preferred over Dinesh Karthik, who was shown the door despite some impressive performances over the last few months.
Opinions are still divided about the prospect of taking Pant to the World Cup in place of Karthik. The left hand batsman, however, is not convinced with the viewpoints of his critics and has blasted them for their takes on his batting style.
He stated that he is questioned when his flamboyant hitting doesn’t pay rich dividends but there are no takers when he is able to score heavily because of his style.
Pant further added that he knows how to perform in different conditions.
“I just focus on my processes. I don’t see whether I am doing well or badly. Because results obviously matter, but at the end of the day, your processes are important. Whatever processes have brought me here, I need to focus on that,” Pant told ESPNcricinfo.
“Formats make all the difference. If you are playing days cricket and get out trying to hit a six, everybody knows and says it is irresponsible. But when it comes off, nobody says anything. The percentage is what matters. If you are getting out in ten matches but are getting the results in nine of them, that is important. If my percentage of results is high, I only focus on my process,” Pant added.