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Rishabh Pant Got Some Consolation From Pooran After An Unfortunate Dismissal
By CricShots - Feb 7, 2022 10:48 am
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The young Indian wicket-keeper batter, Rishabh Pant was dismissed by Alzarri Joseph at the non-striker’s end as the bowler used his shoe to deflect a straight drive from Suryakumar Yadav back onto the stumps as Rishabh Pant was caught out of his crease. Rishabh Pant only managed to play a knock of 11 runs in 9 balls.

Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant witnessed an unfortunate dismissal

India’s wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant was dismissed by Alzarri Joseph in an unlucky fashion at the non-striker’s end during India’s first ODI between India and West Indies at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday. The incident took place in the 17th over of India’s innings when Suryakumar Yadav played a straight drive and Alzarri Joseph just put his shoe out and deflected the ball back to the stumps as Rishabh Pant was caught short of his ground at bowler’s end.

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After the dismissal, The fast-bowler gave the Indian wicket-keeper a sympathetic send-off as he walked back to the pavilion in the first ODI. During his stay at the crease, Rishabh Pant managed to score just 11 runs from 9 deliveries which included two boundaries as well. India eventually won the game by 6 wickets while chasing a below par total of 177.

Here is the video of the incident:

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India Playing XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna

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West Indies Playing XI: Brandon King, Shai Hope (wk), Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard (c), Jason Holder, Fabian Allen, Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein, Kemar Roach