Rishabh Pant, the wicketkeeper-batsman, represents Delhi in the Ranji Trophy and recently made his Test debut for the India national team in the 2018 series in England. Pant was part of the Indian squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup held in Bangladesh. In that tournament, he hit an 18-ball fifty, the fastest in Under-19 level. He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut for India in January 2017
In picture: Rishabh Pant with his mother and sister Sakshi Pant
In the 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL) Rishabh Pant was bought by the Delhi Daredevils team 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 of the World Cup
In only his third IPL game, Pant made 69 runs from 40 balls to help Delhi Daredevils to a victory over Gujarat Lions. In the 2017 season, he scored 97 runs from 43 balls against the same team in Delhi on 4 May.
In picture: Rishabh Pant with family
In January 2017 he was named in India's Twenty20 International 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. Pant was the youngest player for India to debut in a T20I match at the age of 19 years 120 days before Washington Sundar broke the record by making his debut at the age of 18 years 80 days in 2017
In picture: Rishabh Pant with a friend
In May 2018, during the Indian Premier League, Rishabh Pant scored an unbeaten 128, which is the highest individual score by an Indian cricketer in a Twenty20 match, surpassing the previous record held by Murali Vijay
In picture: Rishabh Pant with his late father, who passed away in 2017
In July 2018, he was named in India's Test squad for the series against England. He made his Test debut against England on 18 August 2018. He became the first batsman for India to get off the mark in Test cricket with a six
In picture: Rishabh Pant with a friend
Rishabh Pant considers his family as the backbone of his cricketing career, he captioned this picture with his mom and sister as, "My family is the best team I could ever have."
Rishabh Pant loves his mother dearly and never fails to express it on social media. He captioned this picture with his mother as "Mumma's boy"
Rishabh Pant captioned this picture with his mother and sister as, "Two most important women in my life. They always help me in any situation good or bad. Women are so understandable & such a lovely personality. So if u can't respect them the problem lies in u not them guys. Always respect women & once again happy women's day."
Rishabh Pant shared this picture when his sister Sakshi Pant came to see him play during an IPL match, "This is how u make ur sister happy. when she came for the match & u score some good runs."
Rishabh Pant posted this picture with his mom on Mother's Day
Rishabh Pant shared this picture with his cricket coach Tarak Sinha and he captioned "Pleasure is when u meet ur coach after a long time."
When a youngster buys his first car, usually it is a modest one, but that's not the case with Rishabh Pant, the lad bought a Mercedez as his first car. The perks of being one of Indian cricket's young stars
Rishabh Pant shared a picture with his idol Mahendra Singh Dhoni, on the former Indian captain's birthday and he captioned, "Happy birthday mahi bhai @mahi7781." Many see Rishabh Pant as the ideal replacement to Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Well he surely has big shoes to fill
This one for Indian cricket's future, Rishabh Pant with the talented Prithvi Shaw on his back. He captioned, "Pool session done with bro .funny lad @prithvishaw"
Rishabh Pant loves chilling out off-field in shorts and flip-flops. He captioned this pic, "I may not be there yet, but I'm closer than I was yesterday."
This picture posted by Rishabh Pant, shows a really young Pant from his junior college days. Already pitted as a potential future captain of the Indian team, the left-hander has a promising career ahead
Rishabh Pant has been touted by many Indian fans as the next MS Dhoni of India. He is in the news currently for his funny sledging of Australian Pat Cummins from behind the stumps. As the hilarious altercation takes over the internet, we have a look in pictures, at why the left-handed batsman wicket-keeper is a family man off the field. (Images courtesy Rishabh Pant Instagram)
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