Last Updated: 03 Oct, 2023 | Views: 535
Profession: Sports Men
Other Profession(s): Cricketer
Famous For: First ICC Player Of The Month Award For Men
In his early teens, Rishabh Pant moved from city to city, trying to make a name for himself. After switching bases from Roorkee to Delhi to Rajasthan, he returned to Delhi and was once kicked out of an academy. However, after a few years, he opened the batting for India at the Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh, smashed a record-breaking fifty against Nepal, and followed it up with a century against Namibia to reach the semi-finals.
22 October 2015: In the 2015–16 Ranji Trophy, Pant made his first-class debut
8 November 2016: Pant scored the fastest Ranji Trophy century ever, from just 48 balls, in Delhi's match against Jharkhand.
February 2017: The 2016-2017 Vijay Hazare Trophy captaincies were awarded to Pant.
Indian Premier League
2016: On the same day he scored a century for the India U-19 cricket team Under-19 Cricket World Cup, Pant was purchased by Delhi Daredevils ahead of the 2016 Indian Premier League.
2021: When Shreyas Iyer was ruled out of the entire 2021 Indian Premier League due to injury, Pant was named the regular captain of the Delhi Capitals.
Early years (2017–19): The Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for India's series against England was named in January 2017. In the third T20I against England, he made his debut for India at the M. Cox Stadium in Bangalore on 15 February 2017.
In December 2018: Pant took eleven catches for India in the first Test against Australia, the most by a wicketkeeper in a Test.
May 2022: The Indian team named Pant vice-captain for the South Africa tour of India 2022.
July 2022: The final match of India's tour of England saw Pant score 125 runs and remain unbeaten.
Growing up, Rishabh idolized Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist.
As a U-14 and U-16 representative, he represented Rajasthan. However, he was discriminated against and expelled from an academy because he was an outsider.