Indian cricket will remember 20th January 2020 for long as far as cricket is concerned. They registered an iconic Border-Gavaskar Series win over Australia by 2-1. And cricketing fraternity praised Ajinkya Rahane’s team of misfits and substitutes. Rishabh Pant played an important role in winning the game for his side. He has now earned the reputation of an iconic player. Now, he has got a hilarious compliment from former Indian opener Virender Sehwag on social media.
It was a dramatic day in Brisbane when Australia and India were fighting for a win. When the day began, it was all-about if hosts can take 10 wickets on the final day or not. There were few that had a belief that Team India can chase a mammoth target in the absence of their main skipper Virat Kohli. However, the visitors pulled off an unexpected thing at The Gabba. Likes of Shubhman Gill, Rishabh Pant, and Cheteshwar Pujara gave scintillating performances that will now be remembered for long.
Virender Sehwag Compliments Rishabh Pant In Hilarious Fashion
After the departure of MS Dhoni, Team India was in search of a good game finisher. And, they found one in the name of Rishabh Pant. The way he performed was simply remarkable that did damage the hopes of Australia winning the series. He smashed 89* runs and single-handedly won the game for Team India.
The former Indian opener Virender Sehwag, who is known for his hilarious posts and opinion on social media, complemented Rishabh Pant in his own style. He took to his official Twitter handle and shared a post saying that this kind of performance no one gets to witness such kind performances every day in cricket. He also shared still that says Brisbane’s name should be changed to Pantnagar.
“Kyun nahin, @RishabhPant17 . This series win is the kind of victory which one doesn’t get to see in generations . Nothing else matters. Is jeet ki khushi saalon tak manayi jaani chahiye . 19 January Fateh . Jai Bharat
In the post-match conference, Rishabh Pant got a bit emotional and said that this is one of the biggest days in his life and a memorable one. He added that although he was not playing well. But, still, the management and support staff had faith in him.
“This is one of my biggest days in life. The support the team has given me even when I was not playing has been incredible. It’s a dream come true,” Pant was quoted as saying after the match.
“We’ve been practicing hard after the first Test. The team management always backs me and tells me you are a match-winner and you have to go out there and win and I am happy I did it today. It was a fifth-day pitch and the ball was turning,” he added.