Printed Jan 14, 2020
Jan 14, 2020 IST
Indian wicket-keeper, Rishabh Pant suffered a concussion through the first innings of the first ODI between India and Australia on the Wankhede Stadium and is presently beneath remark. The left-hander was struck on his helmet after the ball ricochet off his bat when he tried to tug Pat Cummins on the second supply of the 44th over.
Courtesy the deflection, Pant solely managed a tame lob in the direction of level, which was gathered by simply by Ashton Turner. Subsequently, the Delhi Capitals wicket-keeper wasn’t capable of assume wicket-keeping duties in Australia’s essay with that accountability being shouldered by KL Rahul.
After being put into bat, India discovered themselves in a cushty place at 134-1 after 27 overs. Nevertheless, a middle-overs collapse meant that the likes of Pant and Ravindra Jadeja had been tasked with marshalling the lower-order and mounting a considerable whole on the board.
Sadly although, the pair perished in fast succession, regardless of stitching collectively an important 49-run stand. Thereafter, the Indians had been rid of the requisite thrust within the demise overs because the folded for a modest-looking 255 in 49.1 overs.
On the time of writing, the guests had gotten off to a stable begin, with Aaron Finch and David Warner rattling away to 36 within the opening 6 overs. The aforementioned interval although wasn’t devoid of drama because the latter was accorded a reprieve when he adeptly used the DRS, after being adjudged to have been dismissed caught behind by Michael Gough within the sixth over.
With the following ODI scheduled to happen on the 17 January, it might be attention-grabbing to see if Pant recovers and is match sufficient to start out.
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