Nowadays, the Indian cricket team has made quite a name in the world based on its excellent cricket. Many young players on the team have also made quite an impact during this period. Rishabh Pant’s name tops the list. India’s wicket-keeper has played some memorable innings for the batsman, especially in Test cricket. This has led many former experienced players to tell the batsman the future of Indian cricket. Meanwhile, Dinesh Karthik has become a fan of Pant after watching his game and praising his teammate. Karthik likened Pant to former India batsman Virender Sehwag and Australian great wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist.
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Speaking to the Times of India, Karthik said, “They bring flexibility to the team and management can add an extra batsman or bowler as needed. And most importantly, the way they keep fear in the mind of the team. Pant’s influence remains the same as Virender Sehwag and Adam Gilchrist on the front squad. Talking about Pant’s wicket-keeping, Karthik said, ‘He also has Wriddhiman in the squad. Whatever he is, he is always ready to help Pant.
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Given Pant’s record on foreign pitches, his role in the World Test Championships is considered very important with the bat. Pant has been included in the squad for the WTC finals and England tour. Pant’s performance in IPL 2021 was also very good and this season he swept the Delhi Capitals. Under Pant’s leadership, the Delhi team topped the point table when the tournament was postponed. Thereafter, there was talk of Pant making him the captain of Team India in the future.