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DNMUM429738 | 1/11/2019 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :845

While India wicketkeeper Pant impressed with his free-scoring spirit, his efforts behind stumps remains work in progress

Mumbai: India’s latest Test wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant may have done well enough in the nine Tests he has played so far. His 40 catches behind the wicket to go with two stumpings suggest that he is here to stay.
And, his quick scoring acts, which also fetched him a century each at The Oval and in Sydney besides a host of 20s and 30s at the crucial No. 7 position indicate that Pant is the ideal wicketkeeping all-rounder that the team has been looking for.
That would mean the man who is recovering from a shoulder surgery, Wriddhiman Saha, will find it difficult to make a comeback into the Test side. Saha, a far better wicketkeeper as he has shown during his stint before the thumb injury last year, will have to do extraordinari
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