The Rise of Rishabh Pant and its impact on MS Dhoni T20I Career

Indian Cricketer Rishabh Pant made his Twenty20 International debut in January 2017. Recently, he made his One Day International debut in October 2018 and his Test debut in August 2018. Pant had a sensational start to his international career.

Former Indian coolest captain MS Dhoni is a man who took Indian Cricket to great heights. Under his Captaincy, Team India won the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 title after so many years. He is the only captain who to win all ICC tournament cups.

The wicketkeeper-batsman also won World T20 in the year 2007 and Champions Trophy 2013. To know more about the boy from Jharkhand, Dhoni Biography provides it all.

India under the legend MS Dhoni was unstoppable. His mere presence in the team boosts up players with confidence. After the just-completed series against West Indies where MS Dhoni was left out from India’s T20I Squad, Rohit Sharma said that MS Dhoni not being in any team is a big miss.

When MS Dhoni was dropped from the T20I Squad in the series against West Indies and in the tour of Australia, the selectors made it was clear that they wanted to try out other option.

In the third and the final T20I of recently concluded series against West Indies at Chennai where Dhoni was not a part of T20I, Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant made 58 off 38 balls which included five boundaries and three sixes. India completed the series with a clean sweep 3-0.

Rishabh Pant became the second youngest Indian batsman to hit a T20I half-century. Chief selector MSK Prasad said that Rishabh Pant has been picked as a specialist batsman and MS Dhoni will still be the number one choice as the wicket-keeper.

In the forthcoming tour to Australia which is starting from November 21 with its first T20I of the three-match T20I series in Brisbane, MS Dhoni has been dropped. It would be interesting to watch Rishabh Pant in Australia and how India performs in the foreign conditions without Dhoni.

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