Rishabh Pant is currently India’s most valuable batsman in all formats. He is only 24 years of age and enjoying the form of his life. He has played many matches winning and memorable knocks in his career so far. In this article, we will see Rishabh Pant’s unique record which he made after his staggering 125* against England.
Rishabh Pant is the only Indian wicket-keeper batsman who has scored the highest individual score across all three formats in away games which means outside India. He is on the verge of becoming one of the best wicketkeeper batsmen in cricket’s history. Let us see all his knocks on this record in detail.
#1 – 159* against Australia in tests
In the 2019 India tour of Australia, in the 4th test match at Sydney India batted first and registered a mammoth score of 622 in the first innings. It was Cheteshwar Pujara who scored 193 off 373 balls but in that match, it was also Rishabh Pant who scored the highest ever individual score by an Indian wicket-keeper in away tests. He scored 159* off 189 balls with 15 fours and 1 six. The match was drawn but India won the series by 2-1 and it was for the first time when an Asian country defeated Australia on Australian soil in test cricket.
#2 – 125* against England in ODIs
We see the best of Rishabh Pant when the match is a series decider. Before this knock, Pant was not a much-established batsman in the ODI format but after this innings, he has proved that he is an all-format player. It was the third ODI at Manchester and India was chasing down a target of 260. India lost 4 wickets on the score of 72 but after that, it was Rishabh Pant who scored 125* off 113 balls with 16 fours and 2 sixes. It was Pant’s first ODI century of his career and it was also the highest individual score by an Indian wicket-keeper in away ODIs.
#3 – 65* against West Indies in T20Is
It was in 2019 in the 3rd T20I at Providence when India was chasing a target of 147 and it was Rishabh Pant who made 65* off only 42 balls with 4 fours and 4 sixes. Pant’s 65 against West Indies is the highest individual score by an Indian wicket-keeper in away T20Is.