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Axar Patel Playfully Trolls Rishabh Pant Over T20 World Cup Medal Celebration
By CricShots - Jul 3, 2024 3:54 pm
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On June 29, 2024, the Indian cricket team finally broke their 11-year ICC trophy drought by defeating South Africa by seven runs in a thrilling T20 World Cup final in Barbados. One of the key players in this historic victory was Rishabh Pant, who played a crucial role in helping India secure their second T20 World Cup title. Following the win, Pant shared his joy with his fans on Instagram, posting pictures of himself with his T20 World Cup winner’s medal, captioned, “This medal hits you differently.”

Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant posted pictures with T20 World Cup medal

Pant’s post quickly caught the attention of his teammate, Axar Patel, who couldn’t resist taking a playful jab at him. Axar commented, “Bhai same mere paas bhi hai [Bro, I also have the same thing with me],” accompanied by a few laughing emojis, highlighting the camaraderie and good humor within the team.

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Fans and followers flooded Pant’s post with reactions, praising his outstanding performance in the 2024 T20 World Cup. Many admired Pant’s remarkable comeback following a severe car accident in December 2022, which had sidelined him for nearly 15 months.

 

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One fan aptly noted, “For every setback, there is a comeback,” while another hailed Pant as the ‘future’ captain of Team India. Some fans even expressed their hopes for Pant to lead India to another victory in the ICC Champions Trophy next year.

Axar Patel
Axar Patel troll Rishabh Pant

The T20 World Cup 2024 was particularly significant for Pant, who had faced a life-threatening road accident on December 30, 2022. After a long recovery period, Pant was chosen for the Indian team over KL Rahul and Ishan Kishan, a decision that paid off as he amassed 171 runs in eight matches and took 13 catches behind the stumps. Pant batted at the crucial No. 3 position throughout the tournament, proving his worth and resilience.

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Axar Patel also played a vital role in India’s championship run. His all-round performance included scoring 92 runs, with a notable 47-run contribution in the final, and taking nine wickets throughout the tournament. His efforts, combined with those of his teammates, ensured India’s triumphant return to the pinnacle of T20 cricket.