IND vs NZ: Young player has become a burden for the Indian team, flopped again with the bat

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Rishabh Pant again flopped with the bat
Got out after scoring 15 runs in the first ODI
There were flops with the bat in the T20 World Cup as well.

New Delhi. The three-match ODI series to be played between India and New Zealand has started. The first match of the prestigious series is being played in Auckland. In this exciting match, the Indian team batting first after losing the toss managed to score 306 runs at the loss of seven wickets in 50 overs. Batting at number three for the team, Shreyas Iyer played the highest half-century innings of 80 runs in 76 balls at a strike rate of 105.26. Apart from this, Captain Dhawan contributed 72 and Shubman Gill contributed 50 runs.

The Indian team had high hopes from the young Rishabh Pant in the ODI series, but he has failed to live up to the expectations of the people in the first ODI. He faced a total of 23 balls while batting at number four for the team. Meanwhile, only 15 runs came out of his bat at a strike rate of 65.21.

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Flops in T20 series against New Zealand:

A three-match T20 series was played before the ODI series between India vs New Zealand. The Indian team won this series 1-0. However, Pant’s bat remained silent during the entire tournament. He contributed six runs in 13 balls while starting the innings in the second T20 match for the team. At the same time, in the third match, the pavilion was made by scoring just 11 runs.

Pant’s bat remained silent even in T20 World Cup:

The young player’s bat remained absolutely calm even in the T20 World Cup. This was the reason that he had to sit outside the playing XI on most occasions during the tournament. He played a total of two matches in the prestigious tournament. Pant managed to score three runs against Zimbabwe in the Super-12 match. At the same time, he contributed six runs against England in the semi-final match.

Pant’s T20 International Cricket Career:

Rishabh Pant has scored 987 runs in 56 innings at an average of 22.43 while playing 66 matches for the Indian team. During this, three half-century innings have come out of his bat. His strike rate in T20 cricket is 126.54.

Pant’s ODI career:

Pant has scored 855 runs in 25 innings at an average of 35.62 while playing 28 matches in ODIs for the Indian team. During this, one century and five half-century innings have come out of his bat. His strike rate in ODIs is 107.55.

Pant’s Test career:

Young Pant has scored 2123 runs in 53 innings at an average of 43.33 while playing 31 matches in Test cricket. During this, five centuries and 10 half-century innings have come out of his bat. Pant’s performance in Test cricket is commendable.

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