Rishabh Pant IPL Career

Rishabh Pant IPL 2024: Gilkrist Of India

Rishabh Pant IPL 2024: Gilkrist Of India: Rishabh Pant is an international Indian cricketer who plays the role of wicketkeeper for the team along with left-handed batting. Pant is also called the ‘Gilkrist of India‘ and he is known for his explosive batting.

Rishabh Pant who plays for Delhi in domestic cricket, plays for Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He has made a place in the hearts of Indian fans with his strong batting. Pant has made many big records at an early age, which has given him a different identity in world cricket.

However, Rishabh Pant is running out of Team India since he was injured in a car accident in December 2022.

Rishabh Pant Birth And Family

Indian cricketer Rishabh Pant’s full name is Rishabh Rajendra Pant. He was born on 4 October 1997 in a Kumaoni Brahmin family in Roorkee, Haridwar in Uttarakhand. His father’s name is Rajendra Pant and his mother’s name is Saroj Pant.

Rishabh has an elder sister, whose name is Sakshi Pant. Pant has been fond of cricket since childhood and he has been a big fan of Australia’s wicketkeeper Batsman Adam Gilchrist since childhood. Rishabh Pant is not married yet. However, he has a girlfriend named Isha Negi who is an interior designer.

Rishabh Pant Education:

Rishabh Pant completed his early education at The Indian Public School, Dehradun. After that, he was admitted to Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi University, New Delhi. From where he studied BCom. Pant has been interested in cricket since childhood. He started playing cricket at the age of 12.

Rishabh Pant Initial Cricket Career:

Rishabh Pant started playing cricket in Dehradun itself. After that he started searching for a cricket coach for training, then he came to know about India’s best coach ‘Tarak Sinha’, who used to teach cricket to Delhi players. Rishabh told his father about this and somehow convinced the father to go to Delhi.

His father also already knew about Pant’s ability so he started coming to Delhi with his family by compromising for his son’s future. Where he started training from Tarak Sinha to learn professional cricket along with his studies.

Gilkrist Of India

Coach Tarak was greatly impressed by his wicketkeeping capacity and also started making Pant an explosive batsman. Rishabh slowly started batting like Adam Gilchrist. He played for several cricket clubs and then moved to Rajasthan on the advice of his coach, where he started the Under 14 and 16 but faced discrimination in the Rajasthan team.

After which he came to Delhi to make his career. But his journey in Delhi was not easy. Rishabh Pant once told in his interview that there was a time in his life when I used to eat Bhandare’s food to fill my stomach and stay in the gurudwara to spend the night.

Rishabh Pant Domestic Cricket Career

Rishabh Pant started his first-class cricket career on 22 October 2015 while playing for Delhi in the Ranji Trophy. Where he scored a half-century in his second inning. After this, he played his first list-a match on 23 December 2015-16 in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Pant scored 308 runs while playing against Maharashtra in the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy. With this, he became the third youngest Indian batsman to score a triple century in first-class cricket. After this, on 8 November 2016, Rishabh Pant set a record for scoring the fastest century in the Ranji Trophy.

He scored 100 runs from just 48 balls while playing for Delhi against Jharkhand. Given his brilliant performance, he was included in the Under-19 World Cup team. Rishabh Pant made a lot of headlines in the Under-19 World Cup when he scored a half-century off only 15 balls.

He played an important role in bringing India to the finals throughout the tournament. Pant made 267 in 6 matches, including two half-centuries and a century. From here, the selectors’ eyes on Pant’s performance were fixed and within a year he got a chance to play with the Indian team.

Rishabh Pant IPL Career

After performing brilliantly in the Under-19 World Cup in 2016, Rishabh Pant was bought by the Indian Premier League (IPL) Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) team for Rs 1.9 crore in the auction. He scored 198 runs in 10 matches of his debut season, batting at a strike rate of 130.26.

In the next season itself, Pant improved his scoring rate in IPL 2017 and hit 366 runs in 14 matches at an average of 165.61. The best IPL season for Pant so far has been 2018, in which he scored a total of 684 runs with a century and 5 half-centuries. He became the highest run-scorer in the tournament. In IPL 2021, Rishabh Pant was elected captain of Delhi Capitals.

IPL Batting Stats

Career 105 16 3048 128* 34.64 2052 148.54 1 17 277 141 72 21
2024 7 1 210 55 35.00 134 156.72 0 2 17 12 8 3
2022 14 2 340 44 30.91 224 151.79 0 0 35 16 8 4
2021 16 4 419 58* 34.91 326 128.52 0 3 42 10 10 3
2020 14 3 343 56 31.18 301 113.95 0 1 31 9 13 0
2019 16 3 488 78* 37.53 300 162.66 0 3 37 27 18 6
2018 14 1 684 128* 52.61 394 173.60 1 5 68 37 4 2
2017 14 0 366 97 26.14 221 165.61 0 2 28 24 8 3
2016 10 2 198 69 24.75 152 130.26 0 1 19 6 3 0

IPL Keeping Stats

Format Total Match Inn Total Runs High Score Average Strike Rate Century Double Century Half -Century
Test 33 56 2271 159 43.67 73.61 5 0 11
ODI 30 26 865 125 34.6 106.66 1 0 5
T20 66 56 987 65 22.43 126.54 0 0 3
IPL 98 97 2838 128 34.61 147.97 1 0 15

Rishabha Pant Records:

  • In the 2016 Under-19 World Cup, Rishabh Pant set a record for scoring the fastest half-century from 18 balls.
  • Rishabh Pant is the third youngest Indian batsman to score a triple century (308 runs) in first-class cricket.
  • Rishabh Pant is the Indian wicketkeeper to score 1,000 runs in the lowest innings
  • Pant is the first Indian batsman to open his Test cricket account with a six.
  • Pant holds a record for scoring the fastest century (48 balls) in the Ranji Trophy.
  • In 2018, the wicketkeeper became the first Indian to score a century as a batsman.
  • Rishabh Pant is the second youngest player to score a century in IPL after Manish Pandey.
  • Rishabh Pant became the first player to take 7 catches in his Test debut as a wicketkeeper.
  • Rishabh Pant is the first Indian wicketkeeper to score a century in England.

Rishabh Pant Awards List:

  1. 2017-18 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Player of the Year
  2. Emerging Player of the Tournament in IPL 2018
  3. ICC Mains Emerging Cricketer of the Year in 2018
  4. CEAT International Young Player of the Year in 2019
  5. Indian Sports Honors Emerging Player of the Year in 2019

Rishabh Pant IPL Salary 2024

The total net worth of Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant is estimated to be around $ 10 million (about 86 crore rupees). His annual income is more than Rs 16 crore, including IPL and BCCI contracts. His monthly income is close to Rs 1.2 crore. According to media reports, Rishabh Pant earned Rs 29.19 crore in the year 2020.

Rishabh Pant has been placed in the grade A category in the contract of BCCI, which gives him Rs 7 crore annually. Left-handed batsman Rishabh Pant is very fond of cars. His car collection includes Mercedes, Audi 8 and Ford Cars. The price of these cars is in crores.

Apart from this, Rishabh Pant also earns a lot from brand endorsement. Pant endorses Dream11, Realme, Boat, SG, Noise and Cadbury Brands.

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