SA vs IND: Rishabh Pant surpasses MS Dhoni in elite Take a look at cricket record.© AFP
India wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant on Tuesday achieved a large milestone through the ongoing first Take a look at in opposition to South Africa on the SuperSport Park in Centurion. He has surpassed MS Dhoni to change into the quickest Indian wicketkeeper to file 100 Take a look at dismissals. He achieved this feat with the dismissal of Temba Bavuma. Whereas Pant has reached the milestone in his twenty sixth Take a look at, Dhoni had reached the identical feat in his thirty sixth Take a look at. South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock leads the general record, having registered 100 dismissals in simply 22 Exams.
The 23-year-old can be the sixth Indian behind Dhoni, Syed Kirmani, Kiran Extra, Nayan Mongia and Wriddhiman Saha to achieve the three-figure mark.
For the file, Dhoni has essentially the most dismissals by an Indian wicketkeeper with 294.
Pant was rested for the latest two-match Take a look at sequence in opposition to New Zealand at dwelling. Saha had saved the wickets for the group in his absence as India received the sequence 1-0 after beating the Kiwis within the second Take a look at in Mumbai by 9 wickets.
In the meantime, India have been bowled out for 327, shedding their final 7 wickets for simply 55 runs, on Day 3 of the continued first Take a look at.
KL Rahul scored a superb 123 whereas Mayank Agarwal additionally scored a half-century (60).
The guests, nonetheless, made a powerful comeback by getting seven South African wickets early on Tuesday.
India are in South Africa to play three Exams, adopted by as many ODIs.
The second Take a look at can be performed at The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg from January 3. The third and remaining Take a look at match will start from January 11 at Newlands in Cape City.
For the file, India have by no means received a Take a look at sequence in South Africa. That is their eighth go to to the Rainbow nation, having misplaced the sequence in six of the earlier seven visits.
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