Young wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant is being criticized for playing bad shots in the World Cup semi-final against New Zealand. But Team India captain Virat Kohli and many former cricketers have defended him. Kohli defended the young batsman and said, 'He is young now. When I was too small then I made a lot of mistakes. She will also learn He will think later that at that time I made this mistake. He has understood from now. ' He also praised the small partnership between Pant and Hardik Pandya.
He said, 'Pant started a partnership with Hardik. The way they played after three rather four wickets fell, it was fantastic. He will come out strongly. ' After Pant's dismissal, the cameras had captured Kohli while talking to coach Ravi Shastri in gestures. Kohli said that after making a mistake, the most regretful player happens to him.
He said, "Playing for the country is a matter of pride for all and mistakes are also the players who are most disappointed. This mistake is seen from outside but the player who does it within the field, it is the biggest loss. ' They said, 'Pant has talent. Not only that, others (Hardik Pandya) also played a bad shot. This happens in the game. You make mistakes and sometimes make wrong decisions. It has to be accepted. 'Kohli praised Ravindra Jadeja who also batted like a lion after showing promptness in fielding. He cautiously cited the statement of Sanjay Manjrekar's' good-looking cricketer 'in the piece,' I do not think Jadeja had to say something after what happened last week. He was desperate to get off the field and perform. "
On the other hand, former England captain Kevin Pietersen was unhappy with the uncompromising batting of Rishabh Pant. At the same time, former cricketer Yuvraj Singh defended the Indian player. Pant came to bat on number-4 but could only make 32 runs in 56 balls. He was batting well, but out of spin bowling Mitchell Sentner was out in the game for a big shot.
Pietersen tweeted, "How many times have we seen Pant this?" That's why he was not included in the team in the beginning ... sad. "Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh defended Pant on this. Singh said, "He has played only eight ODIs. It is not their fault that they will learn and they will be better, it is not sad. However, we have the right to share our views. "