Former India middle-order batsman Suresh Raina on Monday (April 27) lauded wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant and stated that the teenager is as dominant as Yuvraj Singh and Virender Sehwag.
Raina made the commentary throughout an Instagram Reside session with spinner Yuzvendra Chahal. “He’s a prime cricketer, when he performs nicely, you develop into comfortable and he reminds of Yuvraj and Sehwag, he’s as dominant as them, when he performs the flick, it reminds you of Dravid as nicely,” Raina advised Chahal.
Speaking about India skipper Virat Kohli, the southpaw stated that Kohli`s power is a game-changer whereas he’s main the crew within the shorter codecs. “Virat is a strong captain, he has numerous power, he can management issues, if you find yourself taking part in shorter codecs, you want numerous power and keenness,” he added.
Pant final performed for India within the two-match Check collection in opposition to New Zealand earlier this yr. The collection was not good for Pant as he managed to attain solely 60 runs and was typically criticised for not placing a worth on his wicket.
Earlier this yr, selectors determined to switch KL Rahul because the wicket-keeper within the shorter codecs. Pant would have been in motion for Indian Premier League Franchise Delhi Capitals if the cash-rich event had commenced from March 29. Nevertheless, the IPL 2020 has been suspended indefinitely because of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.