Here’s what Sangakkara would really like Rishabh Pant to do


Yuzvendra Chahal got here on within the sixth over of the second T20I in opposition to Bangladesh on the SCA Stadium in Rajkot on Thursday, and struck directly. Or so he thought. Liton Das had been crushed after charging a good distance out of his crease, and Rishabh Pant had whipped the bails off. The third umpire dominated, nonetheless, that the wicket-keeper had gathered the ball in entrance of the stumps.

Liton was on 17 then. A bit later, he was put down at sq. leg by Rohit, who had a number of floor to cowl to finish a excessive catch. Das was lastly run out for 29, after some sensible work from Pant, breaking a gap stand of 60.

Former Sri Lankan skipper and MCC president Kumar Sangakkara feels it’s important Pant understands what his function is by way of serving to his captain, particularly with the World T20 across the nook.

Neat and tidy

“As a wicketkeeper, it’s necessary to be neat and tidy behind the stumps which can give him confidence and put him in a greater place to assist his captain in calling for evaluations,” Sangakkara instructed the host broadcaster through the second T20I.

“It’s necessary for him to maintain issues easy and perceive his weak point. As soon as he is ready to work on these areas he must strategise and plan, as a result of for him proper now he must hold issues easy and never be underneath strain,” he added.

“It’s additionally necessary for somebody to speak to him on his batting and hold him off the strain and let him be free along with his recreation,” the previous captain added.


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