new Delhi: Indian team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane has expressed confidence in young wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant and said that his wicketkeeping skills will improve automatically by playing more matches in India. Pant has got a lot of news due to his batting batting, but due to his wicketkeeping, he is criticized everywhere.
‘We need players like Pant’
Rahane (Ajinkya Rahane) said that players like Pant (Rishabh Pant) are very much needed in the Test team because we all know what they can do with the bat. Rahane (Ajinkya Rahane) said, “Rishabh Pant will be better as a wicketkeeper when he plays more matches in India. We know what he can do with the bat and you need to back such players is.’
Pujara said Pant will have to fix the shot selection
Earlier, after the end of the first Test, Cheteshwar Pujara had said that Pant (Rishabh Pant) needed to be more sensible and should keep his team ahead many times. Pant had lost his wicket in the first innings by playing a bad shot after scoring a brilliant 91 off just 88 balls. He said, ‘Pant has to understand which shots he can play and which ones he can’t. They have to think more about the team.
‘No information about Wasim Jaffer’s incident’
Rahane (Ajinkya Rahane) has avoided commenting on the incident with former India cricketer Wasim Jaffer. Jaffer is accused of selecting religious players as Uttarakhand’s coaches. Rahane said, “I have no information about Wasim Jaffer’s incident, so I cannot comment on it.”