Rishabh Pant Is On The Verge Of Breaking MS Dhoni’s Test Record.
South Africa vs. India: Rishabh Pant, India’s wicketkeeper-batsman. Is on the verge of surpassing a major milestone achieved by MS Dhoni in Test cricket.
Rishabh Pant, India’s wicketkeeper-batsman, is on the verge of passing an incredible milestone in Test cricket. Which is currently held by former Team India captain MS Dhoni. Pant has 25 times served his country in the longest format. And has 97 dismissals to his name with the gloves.
If he gets a chance to play in South Africa, he might likely become the fastest Indian wicket-keeper in Tests to reach 100 dismissals, as well as only the sixth Indian keeper to do so. Dhoni currently holds the record for being the fastest Indian wicketkeeper with 100 dismissals, having done so in in 36 Tests.
Rishabh Pant Is On The Verge Of Breaking MS Dhoni’s Test Record
Wriddhiman Saha, who did it in 37 Tests, is right behind Dhoni. Kiran More, Nayan Mongia, and Syed Kirmani, all former India goalkeepers. Round up the top group, having played in 39, 41, and 42 Tests, respectively.
Pant did not play in India’s two-match Test series against New Zealand. Which was held at home. India went on to win the series by a score of 1-0. In Pant’s absenc. Saha kept the wickets against New Zealand.
The Indian cricket team will play South Africa in a three-match Test series at their home ground.
The first of three Tests against South Africa will take place at SuperSport Park in Centurion on December 26. The second Test will begin on January 3 at The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. The third and final Test match will take place at Newlands in Cape Town on January 11.