RP Singh sad with Rishabh Pant for batting irresponsibly in opposition to Punjab Kings


Former Indian cricketers RP Singh and Pragyan Ojha slammed Delhi Capitals skipper Rishabh Pant‘s batting efficiency in opposition to the Punjab Kings in IPL 2022 on Monday. RP Singh felt the teenager was able to manage the innings after hitting a six however threw his wicket in opposition to Liam Livingstone.

The Capitals, consequently, needed to accept a below-par whole of 159/7 within the first innings of the match.

Pant’s dismissal occurred within the twelfth over, an over after Lalit Yadav departed. The skipper began his innings sensationally with a one-handed six off Livingstone. Nevertheless, the southpaw threw his wicket away on the very subsequent supply. Livingstone slipped one vast and the left-hander missed and obtained stumped as he scored simply seven runs within the match.

David Warner ☝️Rishabh Pant ☝️What an evening for Liam Livingstone to this point!#IPL2022 #PBKSvsDC

Talking within the mid-innings on Cricbuzz Stay, RP Singh said that it was a blunder by Pant to fall into the lure because it affected the staff. The previous purple cap winner claimed that the skipper had an opportunity to return to type and he missed it. He mentioned:

“As a captain, it is your duty to remain there and he should not have fallen into the lure. As spectators, we find it irresistible when there is a battle on the market. However the staff suffers on the finish of it. He had hit a six; therefore, one other huge shot was not wanted as a result of when you see he hasn’t performed too properly on this event.”

He added:

“He has all the time had a penchant for taking part in explosive knocks however we have not seen it right here. As we speak, he had an opportunity because it was a vital recreation. You anticipate the captain or the primary participant to blaze away and pull us out of bother. Nevertheless, he perished and the Capitals managed 159. The staff administration additionally has to consider how Pant has to method his innings.”

The 36-year previous added that DC’s momentum had slowed down a bit of when Pant got here in however he nonetheless ought to’ve batted responsibly. Singh mentioned:

“The scenario during which he had come, the run-scoring had slowed down and the momentum had shifted. Sarfaraz Khan and Mitchell Marsh created that momentum and whereas Lalit can’t be held a lot accountable, the buck lies with the captain. He had hit a six and there is not any drawback in taking a single after a most. One other 4 and the over may have gone for 11 runs.”

The Capitals’ innings did not have a shiny begin as David Warner perished for a golden duck. Nevertheless, Marsh and Khan introduced the staff again into the sport with a quickfire 51-run stand. Nevertheless, the Kings got here again properly late within the innings as Marsh top-scored with 63.

Pragyan Ojha dissects Rishabh Pant’s failure in opposition to PBKS

Rishabh Pant celebrates a wicket. (Credits: Twitter)
Rishabh Pant celebrates a wicket. (Credit: Twitter)

In the meantime, Pragyan Ojha joined RP Singh in criticizing the teenager for failing to manage the innings regardless of having time. The previous Mumbai Indians spinner thinks the keeper-batter has to do extra as a senior participant, saying:

“Pant might have batted at quantity 4, however when he was able to take management of the sport, he faltered. It is comprehensible if solely 2-3 overs are left and he is going for runs; nevertheless, when he may management the innings and has performed it earlier than, he could not. We might say that Lalit Yadav lacks worldwide expertise, however we’re speaking a few captain right here. We’re speaking a few participant who has the potential to captain India or turn into a match-winner sooner or later.”

The 33-year previous warned that gamers do not turn into match-winners by enjoying temporary cameos, including:

“Match-winner will not be who strikes 4 sixes in 4 balls. A match-winner should know save the sport or management it. Therefore, it is an opportunity missed by Rishabh Pant just for a small battle. Punjab introduced that bowler at that time, figuring out Pant’s wicket could be a game-changer and that a couple of runs would not matter a lot.”

Shardul Thakur steps up and the way!He is the Participant of the Match for his glorious bowling show 👏#IPL2022 #PBKSvsDC

Nonetheless, the Capitals carved out a 17-run victory by limiting the Kings to 142-9. Shardul Thakur was the decide of the bowlers with 4-0-36-4 and was named the ‘Manof the Match’.


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