Asia Cup 2022: Akram, Shastri, Gambhir question Pant’s shot selection against Pakistan

Pant was rejected off a googly by Shadab Khan, as he attempted a reverse move

Previous cricketers Ravi Shastri, Wasim Akram and also Gautam Gambhir have actually criticised Rishabh Pant for his bad shot option throughout India’s five-wicket loss to Pakistan in the DP Globe Asia Mug.

Pant was rejected off a googly by Shadab Khan, as he attempted a reverse move, an effort that professionals located to be trifle inconsiderate.

The wicketkeeper-batter was pre-meditative and also the implementation was bad as the round went right right into the hands of Asif Ali at backwards factor, leading to his termination at an important time.

” Rishabh Pant will certainly be let down since that’s not his shot. His shot is most likely struck it over long-on or deep midwicket, you wind up striking over there and also go out, definitely you can take it since that’s your toughness. Your toughness is not reverse-sweeping,” Gambhir informed Celebrity Sports

India ultimately shed the Super 4 suit that dropped to the cord on Sunday.

Fabulous Pakistan pacer Akram really felt that the southpaw, recognized for his power-hitting abilities, can have stayed clear of the reverse hit throughout the center overs.

” Specifically at that phase of the video game, there was no demand to play that shot. I understand he plays that shot in Examination cricket. I understand he is just one of the leading gamers in globe cricket however at that phase of the video game, that fired had not been called for,” Akram stated.

Captain Rohit Sharma and also opener KL Rahul had actually begun the Indian innings on a hostile note, striking limits and also 6s at will certainly and also previous India train Shastri stated Pant must have observed where the opening duo obtained their runs from.

” Specifically after what he saw Rohit, Rahul and also others were doing. Where were the runs coming? It was down the ground and also in the V. It was an attractive pitch, hats off to the groundsmen, the round was skidding on the bat.

” That’s his toughness, he can slap it. No limit allows for Rishabh Pant if he links it, however that’s his location. Definitely, right,” Shastri consented.

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