India vs West Indies 1st ODI at Guwahati: Twitter is calling the moment ‘symbolic’ after debutant Rishabh Pant received his maiden ODI cap from former Indian captain MS Dhoni. It is no secret that young Pant idolises MS Dhoni, hence it must have been a very emotional moment for Pant. Captain Virat Kohli applauded the moment ahead of the toss for the first ODI versus the touring Windies side.
At the age of 21 years and 17 days, Rishabh Pant is the 2nd youngest player to feature in all three International formats for India (Test, ODI, T20I). Youngest is Ishant Sharma at the age of 19 years 152 days.
Pant making his debut has set Twitter on fire and they are applauding the moment when Pant got his cap from MS Dhoni. Here is how Twitter reacted.
Meanwhile, Kohli won the toss and opted to field first. Kuldeep Yadav has been not picked and Khaleel Ahmed gets a go.
Windies (Playing XI): Kieran Powell, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Shai Hope (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Marlon Samuels, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder (C), Ashley Nurse, Devendra Bishoo, Kemar Roach, Oshane Thomas
India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (C), Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (wk), Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, K Khaleel Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal