Rishabh Pant full name is Rishabh Rajendra Pant, born on 4th October 1997 in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. He is an Indian left-hand wicketkeeper batter. Rishabh Pant was also the vice-captain of the India Under-19 team in the 2016 World Cup.
Currently, he is the most crucial members of the Indian squad in all 3 formats, and he is also the captain of the Delhi Capitals in IPL. He is also known for his unorthodox batting style.
|Full Name||Rishabh Rajendra Pant|
|Father’s Name||Rajendra Pant|
|Mother’ Name||Saroj Pant|
|Date of Birth||4th October 1997|
|Birthplace||Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India|
|Hometown||Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India|
|Age||25 years (as of 2022)|
|Height||5 feet and 7 inches (1.7 meters)|
|Weight||65 kilograms (143 lbs)|
|Net Worth||$ 8.5 million (INR 67 crore)|
Rishabh Pant Early life and Education:
Rishabh Pant did his primary schooling in Dehradun at The Indian Public School. When he was 12 years old, he shifted to Delhi to train himself with Tarak Sinha at Sonnet Cricket Academy.
His starting days were not so smooth as his batting in present. In Delhi, Rishabh’s coach Tarak Sinha advised him to shift to Rajasthan for more opportunities in cricket field.
But after some years, he came back to Delhi. Rishabh went to Shri Venkateswara College in Delhi. He had always desired to be a cricketer and admired legendary Australian wicket-keeper batter, Adam Gilchrist.
|Full Name||Rishabh Rajendra Pant|
|Born||04 Oct 1997|
|Rishabh Pant Age||25 years|
|Birth Place||Roorkee, Uttarakhand (India)|
|Batting Style||Left Handed Bat|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||170 cm|
5′ 7″ Feet
Rishabh Pant Net Worth:
He is one of the most talented and skilful cricket players in the Indian Cricket Team. Rishabh Pant is the wicketkeeper of the Indian Cricket Team. He is recognized so many times for his consistency in scoring runs in Test Cricket.
He is the captain of the Delhi Capitals, IPL team. In the Under-19 World Cup 2016, He was the vice-captain for the Indian Under-19 Team. He is 25-year-old batsman, has won the hearts of millions of people and cricket fans. He is one of the richest and wealthiest cricket players in the world.
According to some Wikipedia and Forbes, Rishabh Pant Net Worth is estimated at over $ 8.5 million which is INR 67 crore in Indian currency. Rishabh Pant has numerous sponsorships with various companies, such as Adidas, Himalaya Men, Dream11, Boat, SG, Noise, Boost, and Cadbury. His annual income is nearly $2 million.
On 22nd October 2015, Rishabh Pant made his first-class debut in Ranji Trophy in the year 2015-16. And the after a month, he made his debut in the Vijay Hazare Trophy (2015-2016).
Rishabh Pant International Debut:
- Rishabh Pant Test Debut – 18 August 2018 against England at Nottingham
- Rishabh Pant ODI Debut– 21 October 2018 against West Indies at Guwahati
- Rishabh Pant T20I Debut– 1 February 2017 against England at Bengaluru
Rishabh Pant Career:
Rishabh Pant Domestic Career:
He represented Rajasthan at the Under- 14 and Under-16 levels. Things were not as easy as they looked for Rishabh. He had to face many other things for his unique batting style and also was thrown out of the academy.
He came back to Delhi and played for multiple age-level matches. His turning point came when he made his debut for Delhi in the year 2015. After that, Rishabh never looked back in the past time.
A year after making his Ranji Trophy debut when he was 18 years old, he broke records by scoring a triple-hundred against Mumbai, Maharashtra. In the year 2016, Rishabh scored the fastest century in Ranji Trophy from just 48 balls against Jharkhand.
In the same year, in the Under- 19 cricket world cup, Rishabh Pant hit an 18-ball half-century against Nepal. After that, his century against Namibia helped so much to India to qualify for the semis. Accidentally, on the same day, he was bought by Delhi Daredevils for 1.9 crores.
Rishabh Pant was coached by Rahul Dravid when he was playing for the India-A team. Dravid helped him in refining his skills in batting and Wicket-keeping.
Rishabh Pant International career:
In 2017, Rishabh Pant made his debut for India in a series against English (England). At the time of his debut, Rishabh was the youngest player to debut for India in T20Is. His age was then 19 years when he was playing for T20.
Later, he was named in the Indian Test squad for the series against England in the year 2018. And then, Pant has made his test debut in the year 2018. In the same series, Rishabh scored his maiden Test century becoming the first Indian wicketkeeper to score a test century in England. He became the first batter in India for his first run in test matches by hitting a six.
In the same year, Rishabh Pant got his ODI cap when he got named for the series against West Indies. He made his ODI debut in the same year.
In the same year, Rishabh Pant became the first Indian wicketkeeper to score a century in Australia. Continue to this, he set a record for most catches by an Indian wicket-keeper. He took 11 catches in one match.
|Test||vs England at Nottingham(18 August 2018)|
|T20||vs England at Bengaluru (1 February 2017)|
|ODI||Vs West Indies on 21 October 2018.|
In 2019 World Cup, Rishabh was called up to the Indian squad as a replacement for Shikhar Dhawan who got injured during that match.
In the year 2019, ICC named Rishabh Pant as the rising star of the squad. Rishabh Pant became a most important part of the Indian squad when MS Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket. Since then, he is always trying to maintain his position in the Indian squad.
In 2021, Rishabh was dropped from the ODI squad against Australia Country. He was also not picked up in the first test in Adelaide. And because of it India suffered a huge defeat in the first test.
And then Rishabh Pant was picked in the second test in Melbourne where his innings of 97 runs helped India to end the match in a draw.
In the historic win against Australia at Gabba place, Rishabh Pant put a match-winning performance and helped India to achieve the target of 328. He scored 89 runs in the 4th innings.
Rishabh Pant IPL Career:
He was bought by Delhi Daredevils in the year 2016. On the same day, Rishabh Pant scored a century in 2016 Under 19 Cricket World Cup.
After that Rishabh always maintained his position as an important member of the IPL squad. In the same year, Rishabh scored his maiden half-century against Gujarat Lions.
In 2018, Pant has scored the highest score by an Indian cricketer in the entire IPL history. Rishabh Pant also became the 2nd youngest player to score a century in IPL.
In 2021, Rishabh was named captain of the Delhi Capitals. He was also retained by the franchise before the auction for the next year upcoming edition of TATA IPL.
Rishabh Pant Stats:
- In ODIs, he has played 24 matches and he scored 715 runs with 5 half-centuries.
- In Tests, he has played 30 matches and scored 1920 runs with 4 centuries and 9 half-centuries.
- Rishabh has played 43 matches and scored 683 runs with 3 half-centuries, in T20Is.
- In IPL, he has played 85 matches and scored 2499 runs with 1 century and 15 half-centuries.
Rishabh Pant Records:
- Rishabh endorses as Fastest century (18 balls) in Under-19 World Cup 2016.
- He also endorses as Fastest century (48 balls) in Ranji Trophy.
- He made a record of First Indian wicketkeeper to hit a century against English in England.
- Rishabh is the First Indian wicketkeeper to hit a century in the fourth innings of a test.
- He is the one who made most catches taken in a test match (11).
Rishabh Pant Awards:
- He awarded as Emerging player of the season in IPL 2018.
- In 2018, he awarded as ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year 2018.
- Rishabh is the ICC Rising Star of the squad in World Cup 2019.
- He also awarded as Men’s Player of the Month in February 2021.
|2015||18||Ranji Trophy Debut|
|2016||19||IPL Debut – Delhi Daredevils|
|2019||21||Selected for 50-over WC|
|2021||24||Named Captain of Delhi Capitals|
|2021||24||Named in 2021 ICC T20 World Cup|
|2022||25||Named in 2021 ICC Men’s Test Team of the Year|
|2022||25||Became the second-youngest player to captain India in T20Is|
Rishabh Pant Family:
Rishabh Pant was born in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India. Rajendra Pant was the father of Rishabh and Saroj Pant is his mother. Rishabh has a sister named Sakshi Pant.
In the year 2017, Rishabh’s father passed away due to a cardiac arrest. With his extreme dedication, two days after cremating his father, He scored 57 runs for his IPL side Delhi Daredevils and dedicated his innings as a tribute to his father.