Indian batting legend Sunil Gawaska It is believed that the dismissal of Rishabh Pant in the IND vs. SA 2nd Test in Johannesburg is not the only reason for the team’s failure. The former Indian captain said that other batsmen also failed to contribute to the scoreboard, which is an important reason why India lost 7 wickets in the game.
Rishabh Pant was fired in the second game of the game, which was criticized by many former cricketers and current commentators. The goalkeeper batsman came out to hit the ball in a sensitive situation in the second game because the team lost two quick wickets. Aginka Rahani And Cheteshwar Pujara. After facing two penalty kicks from Kagiso Rabada, Pant tried to hit the ball vigorously on the next ball; but was caught with the outer edge by the ticket inspector. Therefore, he went out to buy a three-ball duck.
Rishabh Pant’s dismissal is not the reason for India’s failure: Sunil Gavaskar
In an interview with Star Sports after the game, Sunil Gavaskar stated that the dismissal of Rishabh Pant was not the reason India lost the game.
“Let’s not talk about dismissal. We should not think that this is the only reason for India’s failure. I think other batsmen have not made their due contribution. So, I think you can point out that if India is in both games With 300 points, things will be different,” Sunil Gawaska said.
“No matter what you say about that particular shot, it’s definitely not very good, but that’s not the reason India lost. India should score more points. First they had a pretty good start, but they couldn’t take advantage of it and scored 280. -300 lead,” the former Indian opener further stated.
Sunil Gavaskar also pointed out that if Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara manage to establish their partnership for a longer period of time, India may pose greater challenges to South Africa.
“Even in the second game, in Pujara-Rahane’s partners, if they have more partners, who knows? They could have set a bigger challenge for the South Africans,” the 72-year-old said further.
Ajinkya Rahane and Chetshwar Pugara A partnership of 111 runs was developed for the third ticket gate, giving India an advantage with a total score of 155-2 in one stage. However, they both lost their wickets in quick succession after they were in their fifties.
In the end, the Indian team was eliminated in the second game with a score of 266, setting a goal of 240 points for South Africa.The home team was easily overtaken by 7 wickets under the leadership of the captain Dean Elgar Smash unbeaten 96. Two games in the three test series tied 1-1.
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