Rishabh Pant

‘Burnt Toast To Bee Attack’: Outlandish Reasons To Halt Cricket Matches

BENGALURU: On Monday, the second T20I between West Indies and India was delayed by almost three hours because the luggage of the teams had not arrived. In 1994, a similar incident happened when the West Indies were in India for a tri-series. The ODI between both the teams at Vizag started late because the playing […]

1st T20I: Karthik’s Cameo Fires India To 68-Run Win

BENGALURU: Riding on captain Rohit Sharma’s half-century and Dinesh Karthik’s blazing cameo, India thrashed West Indies by 68 runs on Friday in the 1st T20I to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. After Nicholas Pooran won the toss and asked the visitors to bat first, Rohit and Suryakumar Yadav cracked 44 runs for […]

Hardik’s Resurgence To Pant’s Baptism, 3 Positives For India From Eng Series

In the recently-concluded ODI series, India edged England 2-1 in their backyard. Let’s look at three positives India have drawn from the series: 1) Resurgence of Hardik Pandya, the all-rounder: 2022 has been a rite of passage for Hardik. Earlier in the year, he put up a dazzling all-round show in the Indian Premier League […]

The 3rd ODI: Pandya, Pant Steer India To Series Win Against England

BENGALURU: Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya stepped up and put up a spectacular all-round show to steer India to a five-wicket victory in the 3rd ODI at Old Trafford. With this victory, the visitors have also won the three-match series 2-1. The exuberant all-rounder grabbed four wickets to restrict England to 259 and then walloped 71 […]

‘Giant’ Pant Emerges Out Of Sydney Harbour In World T20 Promo Video

BENGALURU: The World T20 is scheduled to take place later this year in Australia and the preparations for the mega event are in full swing. On Sunday, the official handle of the World T20 unveiled the first promotional video in which a giant avatar of Indian wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant is emerging out of Sydney Harbour. […]

Bhuvi, Jadeja Shine As India Take Unassailable 2-0 Lead

BENGALURU: Bhuvneshwar Kumar once again came to the fore and swung India to a 49-run win over England in the 2nd T20I at Edgbaston on Saturday. The ace swing-bowler prised out England skipper Jos Buttler and Jason Roy in his first spell to derail their 171-run chase. On the whole, he snaffled three wickets for […]

Kohli Out Of Top 10, Pant Jumps To 5th Spot In ICC Test Rankings

After India’s crushing defeat against England in the rescheduled fifth Test At Edgbaston, former Indian skipper Virat Kohli has dropped out of the top 10 batsmen in the ICC rankings. Kohli, who hasn’t scored an international hundred in the last three years, eked out scores of 11 and 20 at Edgbaston. This is the first […]

Five Most Stirring Run-Chases In Tests Since 2000

As England chased down 378 against India at a canter in the fifth Test at Edgbaston, The New Indian looks at 5 most stirring run-chases in Tests since 2000. 1) India vs England, Chennai (2008): Arguably the most stirring run-chase of the last 25 years and the reasons are more than just surrounding cricket. England’s […]

Edgbaston: India Hold Reins Despite Bairstow’s Dazzling Ton

BENGALURU: India fortified their position despite Jonny Bairstow’s sparkling century on Day 3 of the rescheduled fifth Test against England in Edgbaston. The visitors reached 125-3 at stumps, a lead of 257 runs, in their second innings. Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant were batting at 50 and 30 respectively. At the start of the day, […]

Edgbaston: Pant’s Pyrotechnics Deflate England On Day 1

BENGALURU: Swashbuckling wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, who has often landed his team in trouble with reckless batting, lifted India to a respectable 338 for seven after all top five batters fell cheaply with the team tottering at 98 for five on Day 1 of the rescheduled 5th Test against England at Edgbaston. His explosive 146 off […]