India vs Australia Test Series: Rishabh Pant, 23 years old, wicketkeeper batsman broke Dhoni’s record

India’s wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant has added another record to his list of achievements. Pant completed one thousand runs in Test cricket in the fourth innings of the Brisbane Test. With this, he also broke the record of former wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. 

Pant has now become the Indian wicket-keeper to score a thousand runs in the lowest (27) innings where Mahendra Singh Dhoni took 32 innings, Farukh Engineer 36 innings and then wriddhiman Saha took 37 innings.

In Cricket history, the record of making the fastest 1000 Test runs is recorded in the name of South African wicketkeeper Quinton de kock. He took 21 innings to each this milestone.

Rishabh Pant has great records outside the India. Earlier, he has scored two centuries in England and one in Australia in 2018. In the current series, India tour of Australia, where he was only member of Test squad, he missed a century by just three runs. In the second innings of the Sydney Test, after a blistering 97 off 118 balls, the southpaw would have been in India’s fist if the batsman had stayed for some time and at the crease.

Pant holds another impressive record as an Indian wicketkeeper and in this case he is ahead of Dhoni. Pant is the fastest 50 wicketkeeper Indian wicketkeeper in Test cricket. He did this in the 22nd innings of the 11th Test.

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