India wicketkeeper once again won hearts when he danced for the Bharat Army after India created history at SCG on Monday. Pant danced to the song made by the fans over his babysitting saga involving Australian skipper Tim Paine. Pant did the babysitting step perfectly and the fans kept on singing the song from the stands. Pant had already registered a 159* during the SCG Test it seemed he had the final laugh over what was started by the Australian captain from behind the stumps.
It was the stump mic exchanges between the two wicketkeepers that stole the show during the four-match Test series which was won by India 2-1. Here is the video in which you can see Pant enthralling his fans. The song was, ‘We’ve got Pant Rishab Pant I just don’t think you’ll understand He’ll hit you for a six He’ll babysit your kids We’ve got Rishab Pant’.
Pant amassed 350 runs at an average of 58.33 across the seven Test innings in Australia.
Meanwhile, Pant has added another feather to his crown and it is former Indian captain, MS Dhoni, again who he has surpassed. Pant has pipped MS Dhoni to achieve the highest-ever Test Batting ICC Rating For an Indian wicketkeeper. Pant’s unbeaten 159 against Australia in Sydney has seen him jump 21 spots and earn a career-best 673 rating points, surpassing MS Dhoni’s career-best record of 662 points and Farokh Engineer’s mark of 619.
Pant even scored more than World No 1 batsman Virat Kohli in terms of runs scored in the four-match Test series apart from becoming the first Indian and Asian wicket-keeper to slam a century on Australian soil. Young Pant made his debut just last year in the Test scheme of things and has already scored 700 runs comprising of to centuries. His maiden ton was in England.