Rishabh Pant is a famous Indian international wicket-keeper batter cricket player, who started playing International cricket in 2017 with T20I format of cricket. And he is a part of all three formats of International Cricket.
And He plays for Delhi cricket team in domestic cricket and plays for the Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
|Full Name||Rishabh Rajendra Pant|
|Born||04 Oct 1997|
|Rishabh Pant Age||26 years|
|Birth Place||Roorkee, Uttarakhand (India)|
|Batting Style||Left Handed Bat|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||170 cm|
5′ 7″ Feet
|Teams||India, Delhi, India U19, Delhi Capitals, India A, North Zone, India Blue, India Red, Indian Board Presidents XI|
|Debut||Domestic Cricket debut|
He made his First Class debut on 22 October 2015 in the match of Bengal vs Delhi at Delhi.
List A cricket debut
He made his List A debut on 23 December 2015 in the match of Delhi vs Jharkhand at Bengaluru.
He made his T20s debut on 27 April 2016 in the match of Guj Lions vs Daredevils at Delhi.
International Cricket Debut
He made his TEST debut on 18 August 2018 in the match of India vs England at Nottingham.
ODI cricket debut
He made his ODI debut on 21 October 2018 in the match of West Indies vs India at Guwahati.
T20I cricket debut
He made his T20I debut on 01 February 2017 in the match of India vs England at Bengaluru.
He made his IPL debut on 27 Apr 2016 against Gujarat Lions at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi.
|Jersey Number||77 (India)|
|Records (major)||Became the 3rd-youngest Indian and 4th overall to score a first-class triple century. He smashed 308 against Maharashtra in the 2016-17 season.|
In Nov 2016, scored the fastest century in Ranji Trophy (48 balls) against Jharkhand.
First Indian wicket-keeper to hit a Test century in England, also the first to do so in the fourth innings of the match (2018).
Holds the joint world record for most catches (11) in a Test match. Pant took 11 catches against Australia in 2018.
|Career Turning Point||In the U-19 match for Delhi against Assam, Pant gave away his wicket on 35 which enraged his coach. Pant then hit 150 in the second innings which was the most important knock in his career.|
|School||The Indian Public School, Dehradun|
|College||Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi University, New Delhi|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Family||Father – Late Rajendra Pant|
Mother – Saroj Pant
Sister – Sakshi Pant (Elder)
|Rishabh Pant Girlfriend||Isha Negi|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Gymming, Swimming|
|Car Collection||Mercedes Benz GLC SUV|
|Favourite Cricketers||Adam Gilchrist, MS Dhoni|
|Favourite Bollywood Stars||Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan|
Rishabh Pant Biography (Wiki)
Indian wicket-keeper player Batsman Rishabh Pant was born on 04 Oct 1997 in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India. His Full name is a Rishabh Rajendra Pant, And he is Primarily Known to play International Cricket for indian team and IPL franchise cricket for delhi team.
Rishabh has already earned a place in billion hearts due to his smashes sixes while standing on one leg and while falling on the pitch. And he is already a part of the Indian team in all three formats of International Cricket since 2017.
Rishabh Pant Early life and Family
If we talk about Rishabh’s family and parents, then his father’s name is Rajendra Pant while his mother’s name is Saroj Pant and he is originally from Roorkee district of Uttarakhand.
And from the age of just 12, he used to come for cricket practice at Delhi’s Sonnet Cricket Academy on weekends with his mother and cricket coach Tarak Sinha. And he has spent many nights with his mother at the gurudwara in moti bagh as they did not have any specific place to stay in Delhi.
|Rishabh Pant Father||Rajendra Pant|
|Rishabh Pant Mother||Saroj Pant|
Rishabh Pant’s Girlfriend
In January 2019, Pant revealed his relationship on Instagram by posting his photo with his girlfriend, Isha Negi. Isha is an entrepreneur and an interior decor designer. Isha is an alumnus of Convent of Jesus and Mary in New Delhi and has also studied from Amity University. She has been a literature student as well.
Rishabh Pant Domestic Cricket Career & debut
If we talk About his cricket career, then he started playing cricket professionally in the year 2015, When he was only 17-18 years old. So let’s see about Rishabh Pant‘s cricket career and debut.
Rishabh Pant made his Ranji Trophy debut on 22 October 2015 in the 2015–16 season and his List A debut on 23 December 2015 in the 2015–16 Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Next year, Pant scored 308 runs in an innings against Maharashtra thus becoming the third-youngest Indian to score a triple century in first-class cricket.
On 8 November 2016, Pant scored the fastest century in the Ranji Trophy, from just 48 balls against Jharkhand.
In February 2017, he was named Delhi’s captain for the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy. He took over from Gautam Gambhir.
On 14 January 2018, Pant scored the second-fastest century in T20 cricket, making 100 from 32 balls against Himachal Pradesh.
Rishabh Pant International Cricket Career & debut
For the first times, he was included in India’s T20I squad for their series against England in Feb 2017. And made his T20I debut on 1 February 2017 for India in the third match against England at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.
Rishabh Pant Test debut
And then he made his Test debut on 18 August 2018 against England. He became the first batsman for India to get off the mark in Test cricket with a six. On 11 September 2018, he scored his maiden Test century, against England thus becoming the second-youngest wicket-keeper and the first Indian wicket-keeper to score a Test century in England.
Rishabh Pant ODI debut
And in series against the West Indies, Pant was also included in India’s One Day International (ODI) squad . He made his ODI debut for India against the West Indies on 21 October 2018.
IPL career of Rishabh Pant
On 6 February 2016, Pant was bought by Delhi Daredevils for Rs 1.9 crore. Playing only his third IPL game, Pant made 69 runs from 40 balls to help Delhi to an eight-wicket victory over Gujarat Lions. In the following season, he scored 97 runs in 43 balls against the same team in Delhi on 4 May.
In IPL 2018, Pant scored 128 not out from 63 balls against Sunrisers Hyderabad and thus registered the highest individual score by an Indian cricketer in a T20 match at that time.
Rishabh Pant Car Accident News
Recently, on 30 December 2022, Rishabh Pant had a horrific road accident in which he narrowly escaped death. And his road accident took place at around 5:30 am near Hammadpur Jhal on Narsan border of Roorkee in which his Mercedes AMG GLE 43 4MATIC coupe car collided with the road divider due to fog, and after which his car caught fire. But the local people had saved his life.
Unknown Facts About Rishabh Pant
- Rishabh Pant is a Indian International Wicketkeeper-batsman cricket player who plays international cricket since 2017.
- On 1 February 2017, he made his T20I debut for India in the third match against England. And hence became the youngest T20I debutant for India at the time.
- Rishabh is a first Indian wicket-keeper to score a Test century in England.