Rishabh Pant Profile – Age, Height, Girlfriend, Career Info, Family & More

Rishabh Pant
Bio
Full NameRishabh Rajendra Pant
Nickname-
BornOct 04, 1997 (23 years)
Birth PlaceRoorkee, Uttarakhand (India)
Playing RoleWicketkeeper-batsman
Batting StyleLeft Handed Bat
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)170 cm
1.7 m
5′ 7″ Feet
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career Info
TeamsIndia, Delhi, India U19, Delhi Capitals, India A, North Zone, India Blue, India Red, Indian Board Presidents XI((Teams cricbuzz.com))
DebutTest – Aug 18, 2018 against England at Trent Bridge, Nottingham

ODI – Oct 21, 2018 against West Indies at Barsapara Stadium, Guwahati

T20I – Feb 01, 2017 against England at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

IPL – Apr 27, 2016 against Gujarat Lions at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Jersey Number77 (India)
Coach/MentorTarak Sinha
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 PointIn 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.
Personal Life
Zodiac signLibra
SchoolThe Indian Public School, Dehradun
CollegeSri Venkateswara College, Delhi University, New Delhi
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyFather – Late Rajendra Pant

Mother – Saroj Pant

Sister – Sakshi Pant (Elder)
GirlfriendIsha Negi((Rishabh Pant Girlfriend Economictimes Indiatimes))
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesTravelling, Gymming, Swimming
Style Quotient
Car CollectionMercedes Benz GLC SUV
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketersAdam Gilchrist, MS Dhoni
Favourite Bollywood StarsAmitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan

Rishabh Pant Profile:

Rishabh Pant is the more aggressive and more audacious version of his idols, MS Dhoni and Adam Gilchrist. The Delhi boy is the latest sensation in cricket and his brief stint, he has already earned a place in billion hearts. He smashes sixes while standing on one leg+ and while falling on the pitch. Pant is already a part of the Indian team in all three formats.

Early life:

Rishabh Pant was born in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, to Rajendra Pant and Saroj Pant. In his fourth standard, he started playing on matting tracks with teenagers and started his career under coach Tarak Sinha at the Sonnet Cricket Academy.

Pant’s coach Sinha suggested him to switch to Rajasthan to play U-13 and U-15 cricket but to no avail. Pant was told by his mentor to overhaul his entire batting technique which based on the hand-eye coordination to become a better batsman.

The youngster then struck 150 in the second innings against Assam for Delhi in a U-19 game which turned his career around, and he came into prominence.

Road to the Indian team:

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.

Stormy 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’s Girlfriend:

Rishabh Pant with Isha Negi
Rishabh Pant with Isha Negi (Image: Rishabh Pant/Instagram)

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.

Glory in India kit:

Pant made his T20I debut for India in the third match against England at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore on 1 February 2017 and hence became the youngest T20I debutant for India at the time.

Pant made his Test debut against England on 18 August 2018. 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.

The following month, Pant was named in India’s One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against the West Indies. He made his ODI debut for India against the West Indies on 21 October 2018.

In December 2018, during the first Test against Australia, Pant took eleven catches, the most by a wicket-keeper for India in a Test match. During the fourth Test of the series, Pant became the first wicket-keeper for India to score a century in a Test match in Australia.

In June 2019, Pant joined India’s squad at the 2019 Cricket World Cup as cover for Shikhar Dhawan. He scored 116 runs in four matches. Following the World Cup, the International Cricket Council (ICC) named Pant as the rising star of the squad.

Awards:

ICC Emerging Player of the Year – 2018

Emerging player of the IPL – 2018

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