Rishabh Rajendra Pant (born 4 October 1997) is a professional Indian cricketer who plays for India, Delhi, and the Delhi Capitals In December 2015, he was named in India’s squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. On 1 February 2016, during the tournament, he hit an 18-ball fifty, the fastest at this level. He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut for India in January 2017, his Test debut in August 2018, and his One Day International (ODI) debut in October 2018. In January 2019, Pant was named the ICC Emerging Player of the Year at the 2018 ICC Awards.
Rishabh Pant was born in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India to Rajendra Pant and Saroj Pant. In his fourth standard, he started playing on matting tracks with teenagers. Pant started his career by coaching under Tarak Sinha at the Sonnet cricket academy. His coach Sinha suggested Pant 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 Hand-eye co-ordination to become a better batsman. His turning point came when he was playing U-19 cricket for Delhi against Assam. Pant had top-scored with 35 but was severely reprimanded by the coach for giving his wicket away at a hat-trick. He then hit 150 in the second innings which was the most important knock in his career.
Rishabh Pant made his first-class debut on 22 October 2015 in the 2015–16 Ranji Trophy and his List A debut on 23 December 2015 in the 2015–16 Vijay Hazare Trophy.
In the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy, while playing a match against Maharashtra, he scored 308 runs in an innings, 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, in Delhi’s match against Jharkhand.
In February 2017, he was named Delhi’s captain for the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy. He took over from Gautam Gambhir, who led Delhi to the final last season. Delhi coach Bhaskar Pillai said it was a “consensus decision” to blood Pant for the future.
On 14 January, in the 2017–18 Zonal T20 League fixture between Himachal Pradesh and Delhi, Pant scored the second-fastest century in a Twenty20 match, making 100 from 32 balls.
Indian Premier League Career
On 6 February 2016, he was bought by Delhi Daredevils for Rs 1.9 crore. On the same day, he scored a century for India U-19 in the World Cup, guiding India into the semi-finals.
Pant was bought by the Delhi Daredevils In the 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction. Playing only his third game of his IPL season, Pant made 69 runs from 40 balls to help Delhi to an eight-wicket victory over Gujarat Lions. He made his maiden IPL half-century off 25 balls. In the 2017 season, he scored 97 runs in 43 balls against the same team in Delhi on 4 May.
In May 2018, during the 2018 Indian Premier League, Pant scored 128 not out from 63 balls against the Sunrisers Hyderabad, making the second highest individual score by an Indian cricketer in a Twenty20 match, surpassing the previous record held by Murali Vijay and behind Virender Sehwag who scored 134 in Masters Champions League.
In January 2017 he was named in India’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against England. He made his debut for India in the third T20I against England at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore on 1 February 2017. He was the youngest player for India to debut in a T20I match at the age of 19 years 120 days before Washington Sundar who played at the age of 18 years 80 days made his debut in 2017.
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|Real Name||Rishabh Rajendra Pant|
|Profession||Indian Cricketer (Batsman and Wicket-keeper)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||5’ 7” (170 cm)|
|Weight||62 kg (137 lbs)|
|Body Measurements||38-30-12Chest Size – 38 Inches|
Waist Size – 30 Inches
Biceps Size – 12 Inches
Body Shape – Hourglass
Shoe Size- 9 (US)
|International Debut||Test- N/A|
T20- 1 February 2017 vs England at Bengaluru
|Jersey Number||#77 (India)|
#77 (IPL, County Cricket)
|Domestic/State Team||Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, Delhi Under-19s|
|Nature on field||Aggressive|
|Likes to play against||Pakistan|
|Favourite Shot||Pull shot|
|Records||* In the 2016 Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh, he was India’s 2nd highest run-scorer with 267 runs.|
* In the 2016 Under-19 World Cup, he scored the fastest half-century (18 balls).
* In the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy, Pant scored 308 runs against Maharashtra and became the 3rd youngest Indian and 4th overall, to hit a triple century in first-class cricket.
* In November 2016, Pant scored the fastest century (in 48 balls) in the Ranji Trophy, against Jharkhand.
|Career Turning Point||Performance in the 2016 U19 World Cup.|
|Date of Birth||4 October 1997|
|Age (2019)||22 Years|
|Birth Place||Haridwar, Uttarakhand India|
|Hometown||Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India|
|School||The Indian Public School, Dehradun|
|College||Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi University, New Delhi|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Late Rajendra Pant|
Mother- Saroj Pant
Sister- Sakshi Pant
|Net Worth||INR 5 crores|
|Favourite Cricketer||Batsman: Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Sharma, Sachin Tendulkar, Suresh Raina|
Bowler: Harbhajan Singh
|Favourite Cricketer||Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan|
|Girls, Family & More|