Coming out to bat when India were at a precarious 98 for 5, Pant played a knock for the ages to turn the tables on England and take India to an imposing 338 for 7 at stumps on Friday.
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Senior batter Virat Kohli a 10-day break from the Indian team’s bio-bubble as he left for home before the third T20 International against the West Indies scheduled in Kolkata on Sunday.
Pant opened the batting in the second ODI against West Indies last week and played at the fifth position when Shikhar Dhawan was back in the mix.
India’s second innings folded on 198 as pacers Marco Jansen (4/36) Kagiso Rabada (3/53) and Lungi Ngidi (3/21) shared all wickets between them.
Speaking to media after the second Test, Dravid said he would always want Pant to play positive cricket but at times, the shot selection could be different.
Delhi Capitals had registered six wins in eight matches before the first part of the season was halted in May due to Covid-19 pandemic, and will be looking to continue with the momentum despite the big break between the two legs.
Despite the availability of regular skipper Shreyas Iyer, under whom Delhi reached the final in 2020, the franchise has decided against making a captaincy change.
Pant, who had tested positive for the virus, has completed 10 days of isolation period, followed by two RT-PCR negative reports and proper cardio check-up which are mandatory before joining the team.
Pant was handed captaincy a week back after Shreyas Iyer was forced out following a shoulder injury, sustained during the ODI series against England last month.
Pant was named the captain of Delhi Capitals for the upcoming IPL after regular skipper Shreyas Iyer was ruled out of the tournament after he injured his left shoulder during the recently-concluded England’s tour of India.
The highest target chased at The Gabba before India surpassed 328 with three wickets in hand on Tuesday was 236, way back in 1951 by hosts Australia against West Indies.
Pant first dropped Pucovski off the bowling of R Ashwin when the batsman was on 26 and Australia on 49/1. It was a straightforward catch behind the stumps but the wicketkeeper couldn’t hold on to the ball.
The Indian side on Sunday boarded two buses to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) for a gym session after their practice session was cancelled due to rain.
India closed the day at 386 for four with a lead of 472 runs as the Aussie attack, that included Test leg-spinner Mitchell Swepson, came under the cosh.
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Pant is yet to be named as replacement for Dhawan as the BCCI is still hopeful that the India opener will recover from his injury in two to three weeks.
“Shikhar out the World Cup. Get Pant on the plane ASAP. KL Rahul to open and Pant at number 4…” Pietersen tweeted.
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