Rishabh Rajendra Pant popularly known as Rishabh Pant is an Indian International cricketer. In 2017, he made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut for India in January 2017, his Test debut in August 2018, and his One Day International (ODI) debut in October 2018.
Rishabh Pant Personal Life
Rishabh Rajendra Pant was born on 4th October 1997 in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India. His father’s name is Rajendra Pant, and his mother’s name is Saroj Pant. He has an elder sister Sakshi Pant.
At the age of 12, Rishabh used to travel with his mother and cricket coach Tarak Sinha, to Delhi via train, to train during weekends at the Sonnet Cricket Academy. Due to lack of proper accommodation in the city, Rishabh and his mother stayed at a Gurdwara in Moti Bagh.
In April 2017, Rishabh’s father died due to a cardiac arrest.
Rishabh Pant Relationship
According to media reports, Pant is dating Isha Negi, she is the owner of Isha’s closest.
Rishabh Pant Career
On 22nd October 2022, Rishabh made his first-class debut in the 2015–16 Ranji Trophy, and in the next month, he made his List A debut the next month in the 2015–16 Vijay Hazare Trophy.
against Maharashtra in the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy, Rishabh became he third-youngest Indian to score a triple century in first-class cricket after hitting 308 runs in an innings.
In February 2017, Pant was named Delhi’s captain for the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy. On 14th January 2018, in the 2017–18 Zonal T20 League match between Himachal Pradesh and Delhi, Pant scored the second-fastest century in a Twenty20 match, making 100 from 32 balls.
In the 2016 Indian Premier League, Pant was purchased by the Delhi Daredevils. Pant made his IPL debut in April 2016, against the Gujarat Lions.
During the 2018 Indian Premier League, Pant scored an unbeaten 128 from 63 balls against the Sunrisers Hyderabad, making it the then highest individual score by an Indian cricketer in IPL history.
In March 2021, he became the captain of the Delhi Capitals for the 2021 Indian Premier League after the regular captain Shreyas Iyer was ruled out of the entire tournament due to an injury. In the 2022 IPL season, Pant was retained as captain.
Rishabh was selected in the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
Om 1st February 2017, he made his debut for India in the third T20I against England at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. He became the then youngest player to debut for India in a T20I match at the age of 19 years 120 days.
In February 2018, he was named in India’s T20I squad for the 2018 Nidahas Trophy.
On 18th August 2018, he made his Test debut against England. He became the first batter for India to get off the mark in Test cricket with a six in the series. On 11 September 2018, Pant scored his maiden Test century, against England also becoming the second-youngest wicket-keeper and the first Indian wicket-keeper to score a Test century in England.
On 21st October 2018, he made his ODI debut for India against the West Indies. In December 2018, during the first Test against Australia, Pant took eleven catches, the most by a wicket-keeper for India in a Test match. In January 2019, during the fourth Test against Australia, Pant became the first wicket-keeper for India to score a century in a Test match in Australia. In January 2021, during the fourth Test against Australia, Pant became the fastest wicket-keeper for India to reach 1,000 runs in Test cricket.
In September 2021, Pant was named in India’s squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
In May 2022, Pant was named as the vice-captain of the Indian team for the South Africa tour of India 2022 series. However, one day before the first match of the series, Pant was named as the captain, after India’s captain KL Rahul was ruled of the series out due to an injury. At the age of 24 years and 248 days, Pant became the second-youngest captain to lead India in a T20I match.
Rishabh Pant Accident
On 30th December 2022, Pant was involved in a near-fatal car crash in Delhi-Dehradun highway near Roorkee. He suffered from fatal injuries to his head, back and feet and sustained two cuts on his forehead, a ligament tear in his right knee and has also hurt his right wrist, ankle, toe and has also suffered abrasion injuries on his back.
He was initially admitted to Saksham Hospital which is near to the proximity of New Delhi and he was later transferred to Max Hospital in Dehradun.
His car reportedly caught fire when it collided with the central divider on the road and the incident was reported to have taken place at morning 5.30 am and his car skidded for around 200 meters before hitting the road divider. He was rescued by Sushil Kumar, a bus driver who was employed by the Haryana Roadways and by Paramjeet Singh, the bus conductor who was also employed by the Haryana Roadways.
Rishabh Pant Education
He completed his schooling at The Indian Public School, Dehradun. He has completed his graduation at Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi University, New Delhi.
Rishabh Pant Net Worth
According to the media reports, he has a net worth of ₹67 crores.
Rishabh Pant Some Interesting Facts
- He is the second youngest player to score a century in the IPL.
- Pant scored the fastest half-century by a batter for India in a Test match against Sri Lanka.
- In 2016, Delhi Daredevils bought him for ₹1.9 crore from a base price of ₹10 lakhs.
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Rishabh Pant Favorites
|Cricketer(s)||MS Dhoni, Adam Gilchrist|
|Cricket Ground||Lord’s in London|
|Actor(s)||Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan|
|Song||“Helplessly” by Tatiana Manaois|
|Football Club||Manchester United FC|
|Book||Panchatantra by Vishnu Sharma|
Rishabh Pant Physical Stats
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 170 cm|
in meters– 1.70 m
in feet inches– 5’ 7”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 65 kg|
in pounds– 143 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||– Chest: 40 inches|
– Waist: 30 inches
– Biceps: 14 inches
Rishabh Pant Bio/Wiki
|Full Name||Rishabh Rajendra Pant|
|Birthplace||Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India|
|Hometown||Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India|
|School||The Indian Public School, Dehradun|
|College/University||Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi University, New Delhi|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Hobbies||Listening to Music, Swimming|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Rajendra Pant (Died in 2017)|
Mother- Saroj Pant
Sister- Sakshi Pant (Elder)