New Delhi: Younger India stumper Rishabh Pant had a forgettable day as India not solely misplaced by seven wickets in opposition to Bangladesh within the first T20I affair of the three-match rubber right here however he was additionally concerned in couple of incorrect selections within the match.
Firstly, poor operating between the wickets by Pant costed the wicket of opener Shikhar Dhawan and secondly, India misplaced a overview at an important level as a result of Pant believed there was an edge nevertheless, there wasn’t any.
Within the 10th over of Bangladesh’s innings, Pant satisfied stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma to go for a DRS for the essential wicket of Bangladesh batsman Soumya Sarkar nevertheless it turned out to be a incorrect name. The overview confirmed a flat line as ball went previous the bat.
Mushfiqur Rahim, who remained unbeaten on 60 and guided his aspect to a maiden T20I victory over the Males in Blue, missed a supply and was struck earlier than the leg-stump. Rohit ought to have gone for a overview nevertheless, he didn’t.
Pant was additionally trolled for his poor calls as a consumer tweeted: “Seems #RishabhPant’s selection was through EVM.”
“When you have a player like Sanju Samson, Suryakumar yadav and Shubhaman Gill on a bench, why you only go for #RishabhPant #IndvsBan,” one other particular person wrote.
“So the villain is Rishabh Pant. I don’t know what is the hidden talent he has that only revealed in before selectors and not on ground?#IndvsBan,” a consumer tweeted.
After the loss, Rohit accepted that the overview was a mistake and stated after the match: “The reviews were a mistake from our side, not to talk about it at least, and the first ball he played on the back foot, we thought it was going down leg, and the next one on the front foot, but we forgot how short he is! We weren’t up to the mark on the field, but batting-wise I think we put up a competitive score.”