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Netizens Demand To Bring Ishan Kishan OR Sanju Samson To Replace Rishabh Pant
By CricShots - Sep 24, 2019 1:23 pm
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The young Indian wicket-keeper batsman, Rishabh Pant has been touted to being seen as a successor of the former Indian skipper, MS Dhoni. The southpaw made his international debut in February 2017 but started featuring regularly for the Indian squad after he made his Test debut against England at the Trent Bridge in Nottingham. Ever since his career has been criticized for being inconsistent. 

Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant touted to be India’s next no.4 batsman

After a couple of months, Pant has failed in ODI cricket and recently, he was also a part of Team India for the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales. Albeit he wasn’t the first-choice batsman, he was called up as a replacement of Shikhar Dhawan. Thereafter, the youngster played the ODI and T20I series in the West Indies.

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But apart from his half-century in the third T20I at the Providence Stadium in Guyana, he has failed more often than not. The Uttarakhand-born recently was a part of the three-match T20I series versus South Africa and he flattered to deceive yet again. At the PCA Stadium in Mohali, Pant could manage only four runs and then got 19 runs at the M Chinnaswamy in Bengaluru before playing a rash shot of Bjorn Fortuin.

Ishan Kishan can be a replacement of Pant

Meanwhile, the fans aren’t happy with Pant by any stretch of the imagination. In limited-overs cricket, donning the India jersey, Pant has an average of less than 2 The fans want Sanju Samson and Ishan Kishan in the mix. Samson has been in the selectors’ radar for quite some time along with Ishan as well.

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The likes of Gautam Gambhir have backed Samson, so much so that he wanted the youngster to play the World Cup. As far as Kishan is concerned, he is a fearless batsman and has come up the ranks from the U19 circuit. The left-hander had a decent outing off late versus South Africa A.

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