“Rishabh Pant lacked captaincy” in the T20I series against South Africa, according to a former Pakistan captain.
India vs. South Africa: Rishabh Pant’s captaincy was questioned after India failed to defend 211 against South Africa in the first T20I.
After India lost the first T20I against South Africa in New Delhi, former Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria criticised Rishabh Pant’s captaincy. with superb hits from Rassie van der Dussen and David Miller, the visitors knocked down India’s enormous score of 211/4 with five deliveries to spare. Kaneria slammed Rishabh Pant’s tactics, saying he “rotated the bowlers poorly.” He cited examples of how he used Yuzvendra Chahal in the Powerplay and only gave Hardik Pandya one over.
“Rishabh Pant lacked captaincy when defending 211. Rishabh Pant rotated the bowlers ineffectively, putting Chahal into the powerplay when Axar would have been a better option, rotating fast bowler overs, and giving Hardik only one over “He wrote on the Koo APP, a social media platform.
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Rishabh Pant has been selected as India’s captain for the series after KL Rahul was ruled out with an injury on the eve of the first match.
Kaneria also praised David Miller for sustaining his form from the just-concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season.
So, he tweeted, “Miller’s form continues as he performed terrifically for the Gujarat Titans in the IPL, earning the first trophy.”
The left-hander smashed 64 off just 31 deliveries, including four boundaries and five sixes.
Van van Dussen, who hit 75 off 46 pitches, was important in his success.
The two teams will clash in Cuttack for the second T20I on Sunday.