Rishabh Rajendra Pant is a famous Indian cricketer. He also plays as a middle order wicket-keeper batter for India, Delhi. Moreover, he is the captain of the Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League. Rishabh was the vice-captain of the India U-19 team for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
|Born||4 October 1997|
|Age (as of 2022)|
|Birthplace||Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India|
|Profession||Cricketer (Batsman, Wicket-keeper)|
|Batting style||Left-hand bat|
|Height||in centimeters– 170 cm|
in meters– 1.70 m
feet inches– 5’ 7”
|Weight||in kilograms– 65 kg|
in pounds– 143 lbs
|Body measurements||Chest: 40 inches|
– Waist: 30 inches
– Biceps: 14 inches
Early life, family, and education
Rishabh Pant was born on 4 October 1997. His birthplace is Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India. However, Rishabh traces his roots back to Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India. He also belongs to a Kumauni Brahmin Family. Rishabh’s father was Rajendra Pant and mother is Saroj Pant and he has an elder sister, Sakshi Pant.
He also completed his schooling at The Indian Public School, Dehradun. Afterwards. he went to Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi University, New Delhi. Also, he always had a desire to be a cricketer. He always admired Australian wicket-keeper Batsman, Adam Gilchrist. Later, Rishabh relocated from Roorkee to Delhi, when he was just 12, to get expert coaching in cricket.
Rishabh Pant is going out with Isha Negi. Isha an entrepreneur and interior decor designer by profession.
Later, there were rumours in 2018 that Urvashi Rautela and Rishabh are in a relationship. Moreover, Urvashi went to many cricket matches when India played. However, they are no longer dating each other after their controversial breakup.
Rishabh Pant represented Rajasthan at U-14 and U-16 level. When Rishabh was playing for the Rajasthan team, he had to face discrimination and was treated as an outsider and finally thrown out of the academy. After going through all the ill-treatment and in order to save his career in cricket, Pant fled from Rajasthan to Delhi. Afterwards, Pant started playing for Delhi at multiple age-level matches and made his debut for team Delhi in 2015. Under Rahul Dravid he began performing for the India-A team. Moreover, Dravid helped him in refining his batting skills by spending more time in practicing with him.
Again, In 2016, Rishabh started playing for Delhi Daredevils. He was hired for ₹1.9 crore from a base price of ₹10 lakhs. Pant’s performance in the U19 World Cup (2016) was a turning point in his life and marked his International test debut against England at Nottingham on 18 August 2018, International ODI debut against West Indies at Guwahati on 21 October 2018, and International T20 debut against England at Bengaluru on 1 February 2017.
In May 2022, he was named as the vice-captain of the Indian team for the South Africa tour of India 2022 series. At the age of 24 years and 248 days, he became the second-youngest captain to lead India in a T20I match. Afterwards, in July 2022, in the final match of India’s tour of England, he recorded his maiden century in ODI cricket scoring 125 runs and remaining not out.
- Rishabh Pant is the 2nd Indian to score the highest runs (267) in the Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh (2016).
- Made the fastest century (of 18 balls) in the Under-19 World Cup (2016).
- The 3rd youngest Indian and the 4th overall player to have scored a triple century in first-class cricket by making 308 runs against Maharashtra in Ranji Trophy (2016–17).
- Rishabh holds a record of scoring the quickest century (in 48 balls) in the Ranji Trophy, against Jharkhand (2016).
- First Indian and the 6th overall player to take 7 catches on Test debut as a wicket-keeper (2018).
- He is The first Indian batsman and the 12th overall player to score a six as the first shot on Test debut (2018).
- He is the first ever Indian wicket-keeper to hit a century in England.
Some exciting facts
- In 2017, Rishabh Pant’s father passed away due to a cardiac arrest. However, just two days after cremating his father, Rishabh showed exemplary character by making 57 runs for Delhi Daredevils in an IPL match.
- He is known to be a prankster but he is a very soft-hearted person.
- He is also a gymnast.
- Moreover, he is appointed as the state brand ambassador of Uttarakhand.
What is the full name of Rishabh Pant?
His full name is Rishabh Rajendra Pant.
What is the net worth of Rishabh Pant?
His Net Worth is $8.5 Million (Rs. 65 Crore).
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