Rishabh Pant despatched again Ollie Pope with a pointy stumping on Day 3.© BCCI
Rishabh Pant pulled off a powerful stumping to ship Ollie Pope again on Day Three of the fourth Test between India and England in Ahmedabad on Saturday. Pope had come down the observe to Axar Patel and missed the ball fully because it sharply turned away from him. It jumped off the floor however Pant collected the ball chest excessive and whipped again off the bails with one hand earlier than he misplaced his steadiness. The square-leg umpire referred the choice to the TV umpire and replays confirmed that Pant took the bails off cleanly.
Watch the video of Pant’s beautiful effort from behind the stumps:
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Pant earned numerous reward from the commentators and former cricketers on social media for his wicketkeeping expertise on a difficult floor.
Pant, the batsman, was on track on Friday as he smashed his third Test century on Day 2 of the continued fourth Test.
Pant scored 101 runs off 118 balls in an innings studded with 13 boundaries and two maximums.
He reached the milestone with a six over deep mid-wicket off England skipper Joe Root.
Pant’s century helped India take a wholesome first-innings lead of 160 within the fourth and remaining Test.
India had been bowled out for 365 in reply to England’s 205 of their first innings.
India presently lead the four-match Test sequence 2-1.
A win or a draw within the ongoing Test will propel India to the ultimate of the World Test Championship.
However, an England win will knock India out of competition after which Australia will meet New Zealand within the summit conflict on the Lord’s cricket floor.
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