Rishabh Pant was kept out of the playing XI against Australia.
In his place, Dinesh Karthik was given a chance in the team.
People are expressing sympathy in favor of Pant on social media.
New Delhi: The first match of the T20 series between India and Australia is being played in Mohali. For this, Australia won the toss and decided to bowl first. The team led by Rohit Sharma has entered the field to bat first. A huge change has been seen in India’s playing XI. Team India has kept wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant out of the playing XI. Dinesh Karthik has been taken in his place in the team. People hoping to see Rishabh Pant play have been disappointed, in such a situation, Rishabh Pant has started trending on social media, people expressing sympathy towards him and calling him a match winner player.
Let us tell you that Dinesh Karthik did not get many chances in the Asia Cup 2022. On the other hand, Rishabh Pant could not do anything special even after getting the opportunity. Karthik was heavily criticized by his fans on social media for not getting much opportunities. Captain Rohit said after the toss, “Rishabh Pant is not a part of the playing XI. Bumrah has been rested. They will probably return to the field from the third match onwards.”
People are comparing Pant and Karthik.
Cricketer Manoj Tiwary wrote, “When you have a match winner like Pant in your option, then he should be played in the team at any cost. If India has to win the World Cup, then it has to be kept in the playing XI from now on.”
Cricketer Manoj Tiwari wrote, If you have a match winner in your option, then keep him in the team at any cost.
Although some people are also writing that players like Karthik and Sanju Samson are more talented players than Pant, but why is BCCI giving opportunities to Pant again and again.
Some people are also criticizing the BCCI for repeatedly giving opportunities to Pant.
People are telling Pant to be a match winner for India and very important for the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia.
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 20, 2022, 20:29 IST