Rishabh Pant scored an unbeaten knock of 89 runs off 138 balls to lead India to a historic triumph against Australia on day 5 of the 4th Test match at the Gabba in Brisbane.
The three wicket win helped team India to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy & win the four match Test series. During the post-match ceremony an emotional & over-whelmed Pant said, “This is one of the biggest moments of my life now, and I’m happy that all the support staff and all my teammates supported me even when I wasn’t playing”.
Rishabh pant has been criticized for his performances in International Cricket, silenced his critics with a T20 like knock. The wicket-keeper batsman has credited for team India’s team management for always backing him. “It’s been a dream series. The team management always backs me and tells me, you are a match winner and you have to go win the match for the team,” he quipped.
Rishabh Pant also slammed a stupendous 97 run knock during the third test match which was crucial in helping Australia to pull the match into a draw at the SCG.
“I keep thinking every day that I want to win matches for India, and I did it today,” he added.
Also revealing about the pitch condition, Pant said, “It was a fifth-day pitch and the ball was turning a bit. I thought I have to be disciplined with my shot selection.”
With this stupendous win, India will be facing England in the upcoming four match test series on a positive note. The first match starts from February 5.