IND vs PAK: Pant hit 2 sixes with one hand against Pakistan
IND vs PAK, T20 World Cup 2021: On the pitch of Dubai International Stadium where batsmen like KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav flopped against Pakistan, Rishabh Pant won the hearts of fans with his batting on the same 22-yard strip. Won. Rishabh Pant scored 39 runs in just 30 balls in pressure-filled moments and during this he also hit two long sixes. These two sixes of Rishabh Pant became headlines and they were so amazing that even Babar Azam started laughing after seeing his bowler beating.
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Rishabh Pant hit two consecutive sixes off two balls of Hasan Ali in the 12th over of the Indian innings. One six was hit towards square leg while the other six was hit over long off. Both these sixes of Pant were special because they hit these sixes with just one hand. Pant left one hand while hitting both the sixes and despite this the ball went 80 meters away. When Pant hit the first six, Babar Azam was also seen smiling.
Pant is a very powerful hitter
Let us tell you that Rishabh Pant had also hit a six with one hand in the warm-up match against Australia and he did the same thing against Pakistan. Pant is able to hit sixes with one hand because his backlift is very high. Not only this, Pant also uses the power of his feet to hit sixes.
Pant may not have scored a half-century against Pakistan, but the left-handed batsman shared a 42-ball 53-run partnership with skipper Virat Kohli. When Pant came to the crease, the Indian team lost 3 wickets for 31 runs in 5.4 overs. After this, Pant played carefully and brought the Indian team close to 100. However, he got out for playing a big shot.
Earlier, the Indian team lost the wicket of Rohit Sharma in the very first over. Shaheen Shah Afridi got Rohit out lbw on the very first ball. After this, this fast bowler also bowled KL Rahul for 3 runs. Suryakumar Yadav’s wicket was picked up by Hasan Ali.
IND vs PAK: Rohit Sharma out on the very first ball, Shaheen Afridi did not even touch the ball!