Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant on Sunday joined two legends in a novel listing along with his knock of 29 on the Melbourne Cricket Floor on day 2 of the Boxing Day Take a look at towards Australia.
Lacing three boundaries, all coming towards Pat Cummins in a single over, Pant scored 29 off 40 deliveries and en route added a vital 57-run stand alongside stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane, who went previous his twenty third half-century rating throughout the partnership.
Along with his knock on Sunday, Pant grew to become the fourth visiting batsman to attain 25 or extra in eight consecutive innings in Australia since his first and the final go to in 2018/19 tour. His scores learn: 25, 28, 36, 30, 39, 33, 159* and 29. The unbeaten 159 was scored on the SCG in January 2019. Pant, along with his streak, joined Wally Hammond, Rusi Surti and Richards in a novel listing, who all ended their run after their eighth innings in Australia. Therefore, Pant could have the chance to take a lead and create a novel streak for himself.
Speaking concerning the sport, Pant was dismissed by Starc earlier than the Tea break, however Rahane continued strongly to information India previous Australia’s first-innings whole of 195 and take a lead.
Earlier, India, who’re presently trailing within the sequence 0-1 following their eight-wicket loss within the Adelaide Pink Ball sport, folded Australia for his or her second-lowest first-innings whole in a Boxing Day sport in Melbourne.