“Try Something More Outrageous” Ravi Shastri says of his conversation with Rishabh Pant.

“Try Something More Outrageous.” Ravi Shastri says of his conversation with Rishabh Pant. Ravi Shastri recalled an old conversation in which he suggested Rishabh Pant try “something more outrageous. ” When he was getting out in a similar fashion on multiple occasions.

Former Team India head coach Ravi Shastri recalled an old conversation with Rishabh Pant. Also how he suggest the reverse-sweep to the swashbuckling wicketkeeper-batter during his blitzkrieg innings on Day 1 of the rescheduled fifth Test against England. Pant smashed 146 off 111 deliveries at Edgbaston on Friday, displaying a variety of attacking strokeplay. Shastri, who is commentating on the Test, said he suggest Pant try “something more outrageous. ” When he get out in a similar manner on multiple occasions.

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Shastri discuss the conversation, which occurr when he was still coaching India and Pant was a member of the team.

“The last thing I wanted to do was tell him not to take that shot. I told him to think about it because you’re getting out in this manner and I’m getting bored. Try something more daring, such as the reverse sweep or something similar “On-air, Shastri stated.

“He look at me with that twinkle in his eye, ‘you have given me a way out here.’ He waited, and the next time he took the test, he got a perfect score. He reverse swept Nathan Lyon a couple of times, but he didn’t reverse sweep Anderson until Chennai. Then he did it to Jofra Archer in one of the One-Day Internationals (ODIs) “According to Shastri.

Pant hit a match-winning 89 not out to help India record a historic victory at the Gabba when they tour Australia in 2020-21.

He then went on to reverse-scoop James Anderson when he hit a century against England in Ahmedabad.

Archer’s reverse scoop came in the T20I series that followed the four Tests.

Pant tried to reverse-scoop Anderson during his knock in Birmingham, but he mistimed his effort and did not get a boundary.

Shastri went on to praise Pant, saying that one should not try to control a player’s natural instincts with his “match-winning ability.”

“But what you tell him is that when someone has that match-winning ability, that natural instinct, you don’t want to limit it. You want him to have that confidence when he goes out there, to be a little more aware of his ability and talent. He has a lot of time on his hands when defending “According to Shastri.

Pant’s century, combined with Ravindra Jadeja’s unbeaten 83, helped India reach 338/7 on Day 1 at Stumps.

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