Rishabh Pant, the young Indian keeper-batsman has been trying really hard to make his space in the Indian cricket team’s playing squad. Although, he has given many great performances in the past and has proved his worth time and again, but the Indian fans of this game just can’t stop comparing him with the legendary Dhoni.
Rishabh has been receiving a lot of criticism lately, after his performance in the fourth match of the ongoing ODI series between India and Australia. He replaced MS Dhoni in the playing squad for the last two ODIs. Not just he failed to leave an impression but also he made many mistakes from behind the stumps.
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— Vidshots (@Vidshots1) March 10, 2019
He missed a couple of opportunities, which would have proven to be game-changer for team India.
— SS Music (@SSMusicTweet) March 10, 2019
The crowd at the Mohalli Stadium didn’t spare him either, everytime he missed an opportunity, the crowd started chanting “Dhoni, Dhoni”. Here, have a look :
— POWERSTAR (@Teja_PSPK99) March 10, 2019
Netizens are trolling him left, right and center for messing up big time while keeping. The social media was soon flooded with memes, jokes and rants slamming Rishabh Pant. Here, have a look at some of the reactions :
— Sunil- The cricketer (@1sInto2s) March 10, 2019
Rishabh Pant is 16 years younger than Dhoni, and yet his reflexes are 16 times slower than Dhoni's
— The Bad Doctor (@DOCTORATLARGE) March 10, 2019
— Akshay | ಅಕ್ಷಯ | अक्षय (@AkshayKatariyaa) March 10, 2019
Selectors to Rishabh pant:
— Omee (@Umeshmohnani1) March 10, 2019
Amidst all the criticism and hate, Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty took to his twitter today and wrote a hard-hitting post supporting Rishabh Pant. He wrote that we should all give him a chance to prove himself. He wrote :
“He’s just 21 and represents India in all 3 formats. Let’s introspect and see what we were doing at that age. Give him a chance.
u are pure talent keep the focus, you got this !”
Here, have a look at the tweet of Suniel Shetty :
He’s just 21 and represents India in all 3 formats. Let’s introspect and see what we were doing at that age. Give him a chance. @RishabPant777 u are pure talent keep the focus, you got this ! pic.twitter.com/GDySpRgiGU
— Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) March 11, 2019
Well, we completely agree with Suniel Shetty. Kudos to him for coming ahead and backing the young cricketer.
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