Rishabh Pant, the wicketkeeper, appeared to be in a chirpy temper on Day 1 of the continuing fourth Test between Australia and India on Friday. He was fairly vocal behind the stumps, egging the bowlers on at each given alternative. However, the wicketkeeper additionally offered some comical reduction to his teammates, particularly to these standing within the slip cordon. In the ultimate session of the day, Pant did his finest, pleading with skipper Ajinkya Rahane to take a overview. There had been no takers regardless of Pant’s insistence, nevertheless it did handle to deliver a smile, particularly on vice-captain Rohit Sharma’s face. Rohit simply could not resist having fun at Pant’s antics behind the stumps. T Natarajan, on debut, had overwhelmed the surface fringe of Tim Paine’s bat within the 84th over and Pant was the one one who went up for a shout for a potential caught behind in opposition to the Australian skipper.
Cricket Australia took to Twitter to share the video of the sunshine second that left the Indian slip cordon in splits.
Rishabh Pant was heaps eager on this one however he was getting donuts from the cordon! #AUSvIND pic.twitter.com/p4kHh536IZ
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) January 15, 2021
“Rishabh Pant was heaps keen on this one but he was getting donuts from the cordon,” the tweet learn.
Earlier within the day, Tim Paine received the toss and opted to bat on the Gabba.
Injury-ridden India fielded 4 contemporary faces within the closing Test of the four-match sequence, handing out debuts to Natarajan and Washington Sundar.
Mohammed Siraj struck within the very first over as David Warner edged one to Rohit Sharma in slips.
Shardul Thakur then eliminated Marcus Harris earlier than Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne steadied the ship for the hosts.
Sundar acquired his maiden Test wicket within the type of Steve Smith who chipped one off his pads straight to Rohit Sharma at brief mid-wicket.
Natarajan picked up two wickets earlier than the shut of play as Australia took management of the proceedings at Stumps on Day 1.
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