In the ENG vs. IND match, Rishabh Pant overcomes Sachin Tendulkar to accomplish a significant feat in international cricket.
Day 1’s England vs. India game at Edgbaston included Rishabh Pant’s century, which included four sixes.
Rishabh Pant was in a destructive mood on Day 1 of the ongoing 5th Test between India and England at Edgbaston as he led India’s counterattack with a stunning century. Pant helped India to 338/7 at Stump’s after it was struggling at 98/5 at one point with to a 146-run stand with Ravindra Jadeja that lasted just 111 deliveries. Pant scored a fantastic knock, hitting 19 fours and four sixes. He currently holds the record for being the youngest Indian to hit 100 sixes in international cricket, passing Sachin Tendulkar in the process.
Unlike the well-known Tendulkar, who accomplished the feat at age 25, Pant did so when he was 24 years old.
Pant has now hit 48 sixes in tests, 24 in ODIs, and 31 in T20Is.
Pant had struck 99 sixes in international cricket prior to the Edgbaston test. He smashed his 100th six to reach the milestone against Jack Leach in the 37th over.
Additionally, it was the first six of the game.
Pant’s bold knock salvaged India from a deadlock after James Anderson and Matthew Potts decimated the visitors’ top order in Birmingham.
Hanuma Vihari and Virat Kohli were caught by Potts, while Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, and Shreyas Iyer were all out by Anderson.
After that, Pant attacked the English bowlers, with Jadeja providing capable assistance from the opposing side.
The fastest wicketkeeper-batsman century in Indian history was achieved by the southpaw in 89 pitches.
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