Ahmedabad: Team India’s star wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant made a surprise six by playing reverse scoop shot off Jofra Archer during the first T20 match in Ahmedabad. Everyone was surprised to see such a reverse shot of Rishabh Pant against a deadly fast bowler like Jofra Archer.
Rishabh Pant played reverse scoop shot
Actually, England fast bowler Jofra Archer came for bowling in the fourth over of India’s innings. On the fifth ball of this over of Jofra Archer, Rishabh Pant did what Jofra Archer himself could not believe. Rishabh Pant hit the reverse scoop on Joffra Archer for a six. Everyone was surprised to see this six. Rishabh Pant had earlier hit a similar shot off the pace bowler James Anderson in the fourth Test match against England on the same ground.
Watch how Rishabh reverse-scooped Jofra Archer for a six!
– BCCI (@BCCI) March 12, 2021
– SIDDHARTH (@breakingbadass) March 12, 2021
– Archit. (@IndianJoeyy) March 12, 2021
Pant has just played the greatest shot that’s ever been played in cricket.
Reverse sweeping / lifting archer with a brand new white ball at 90mph for 6.
– Kevin Pietersen (@ KP24) March 12, 2021
This is the new generation !! Absolutely fearless! Reverse sweep or shot I don’t know what to call it! But @ RishabhPant17 hats off to you to hit a fast bowler like that! Game on !! # IndiavsEnglandT20
– Yuvraj Singh (@ YUVSTRONG12) March 12, 2021
This shot of Rishabh Pant has been highly praised by the fans from the cricket giants. This shot was a surprise for everyone, because playing such a shot against Joffra Archer is not easy, but Rishabh Pant also showed that he has the power to put any shot to any bowler. However, Rishabh Pant has not played a big innings in this match. Pant was able to score 21 runs facing 23 balls. He hit 2 fours and 1 six in his innings. Earlier, England won the toss and decided to field first.