#AUSvIND: Glenn Maxwell in awe of Rishabh Pant

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21 Dec 2018

#IndiaInAustralia: Pant is an amazing talent, says Maxwell

Rishabh Pant is slowly becoming quite the name in Test cricket after making his debut for India against England earlier this year.

Pant showed his brilliance in the Indian Premier League 2018.

And he will be pivotal for India's chances in the remaining two Test matches against Australia.

Pant drew praise from Glenn Maxwell, who witnessed his heroics in IPL 11.

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We have only seen him scratch the surface: Maxi

We have only seen him scratch the surface: Maxi

Maxwell was quoted as saying by cricket.com.au, "He's an amazing talent. We have only seen him scratch the surface in terms of his ability. I've been glued to my TV every time he's come out to bat... if he does get going, it's pretty good to watch."

One will hope to see the talented youngster bring forward his best game consistently.

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Pant has shown flashes of form in ongoing series

Pant has shown flashes of promise in the ongoing 4-match series against Australia.

In the first Test at the Adelaide Oval, the southpaw scored 25 and 28.

He then went on to amass 36 and 30 in the second Test.

With two more Tests to go, Pant will be eyeing to bring some solidity and help the side.

A match-winning innings could help him.

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He's extremely talented, says Maxi on Pant

He's extremely talented, says Maxi on Pant

Pant had amassed 684 runs in IPL 2018 and Maxwell recalled the classy innings in which the wicket-keeper batsman scored a ton.

"He's extremely talented ... he played some extraordinary innings for us over there. He got an amazing hundred, where he just kept reserve-scooping balls with a straight bat, over third man for six."

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Pant took 11 catches in the first Test

Pant took a total of 11 catches in the first Test.

He has the most catches by an Indian keeper in a Test match (11).

He went on to equal AB de Villiers and Jack Russell to become only the third ever keeper to take 11 catches in a Test match.

He will be eyeing more such feats as the series progresses.

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When did Rishabh Pant made his Test debut for India?

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When did Rishabh Pant made his Test debut for India?

Asked 2018-12-21 14:48:02 by Dhruv Verma

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Rishabh Pant made his Test debut in the third Test versus England at their own backyard earlier this year.

How has Pant fared in the ongoing Test series?

Asked 2018-12-21 14:48:02 by Arnav Chattopadhyay

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He has amassed a total of 119 runs in the first two Tests. He has taken 17 catches.

What has Glenn Maxwell stated about Pant?

Asked 2018-12-21 14:48:02 by Aarav Das

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Maxi was in awe of Pant and stated, "He's an amazing talent. We have only seen him scratch the surface in terms of his ability,"

What does Pant needs to do in the remainder of the series?

Asked 2018-12-21 14:48:02 by Arjun Venkatesan

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He has to score some runs and spend more time in the middle.

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