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Pant will break MS Dhoni’s records: Kiran More

Rishabh Pant is gradually turning out to be a valuable asset to the Indian national cricket team. Ever since he was given an opportunity to feature in the Border Gavaskar Trophy series as he came in as a replacement for the injured Wriddhiman Saha, Pant grabbed his opportunity in both hands and rightly so, he earned the trust of the Indian team management by playing a fearless brand of cricket.

Pant will break MS Dhoni’s records: Kiran More

The wicketkeeper-batsman scored a fantabulous 97 in the third Test at the SCG and he delivered a match-winning knock of 89* in the series decider at the Gabba. He hit the winning runs as India script another historic series win in Australia for the second consecutive time.

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Pant showcased his mojo in the home series against England where he scored 91, 58* and 101 in the first, second and fourth Test respectively. He was named the man of the match for his heroics in the series decider.

Once again, he turned up at the right time and showed what he is capable of performing in the important fixtures. Pant’s innings included 13 fours and 2 sixes. India won by an innings and 25 runs which means that they won the series by 3-1 at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

This series win over England is India’s 13th consecutive Test series win at home, which is quite a record. India’s head coach Ravi Shastri showered praises on the 23-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman for delivering the goods in the last few months.

Pant will break MS Dhoni’s records: Kiran More

India’s former wicketkeeper-batsman is of the notion that Pant has all the potential to go on to break MS Dhoni’s records in the future. We all know that Pant has been brought in to fill the shoes of MS Dhoni.

However, in the initial phase of his career, he got out cheaply by throwing away his wickets. He realised his mistakes by sorting out his woes. Now, he has shown incredible consistency in the last few months by working really hard.

However, Pant still has a mountain to climb in terms of overall performance. According to Kiran More, Pant will go on to break India’s legendary wicketkeeper MS Dhoni’s record.

“You learn every day. You learn by keeping on different pitches with varying soil types. You learn by keeping to the best spinners and pacers in the world that India have at the moment.

You have to learn by observing. He will break MS Dhoni’s records. If you don’t learn, you will be found wanting. With experience, Pant will go a long way,” said More in an exclusive chat with News 18.

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