Pant led India to a remarkable victory in the final ODI.
He was supported by Pandya.
Buttler praised Pant’s performance.
Rishabh Pant concluded India’s 2022 England tour in the same manner as he had begun it. The 24-year-brilliant, old’s unfinished 125, along with Hardik Pandya’s outstanding all-round performance helped the Men-in-Blue pull off a heist, as they defeated England by five wickets, with 47 balls remaining, in the third and deciding ODI at Old Trafford in Manchester on Sunday.
Jos Buttler, England’s white-ball captain, was in awe of Pant for his explosive century against the hosts, calling the Indian wicketkeeper-batsman “fearless” and a joy to see in all formats.
“Rishabh is a fantastic player. What sets him apart from other players, I think, is his mentality. Rishabh is a fearless cricketer and a fantastic talent,” Buttler stated in the postgame news conference.
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Even fans couldn’t stop raving about Pant’s talent, flooding social media with memes praising the Delhi batter. Fans were particularly impressed by Pant’s generosity during the post-match ceremony, when he presented his champagne to India’s former coach Ravi Shastri.