On the fifth and last day of the Sydney Test, on Monday, Team India wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant came out to bat. Rishabh Pant was promoted to bat at number 5 in the second innings. Rishabh Pant was given batting first in place of Hanuma Vihari, who is struggling with bad form. Rishabh Pant batted openly and made a half-century in a haphazard manner.
Rishabh Pant missed his third Test century. Rishabh Pant was caught out by Nathan Lyon by Pat Cummins. Pant was out after scoring 97 runs. His innings included 12 fours and 3 sixes. Rishabh Pant hit a half-century off 65 balls, which included 5 fours and 3 sixes.
On the third day of the Sydney Test, Rishabh Pant was hit on the elbow during the first innings batting. Rishabh Pant did not come for wicketkeeping when India’s first innings was reduced to 244 runs. However, it was found in the scan that Rishabh Pant has no fracture. He was in severe pain, but on the fifth day Rishabh Pant came out to bat. During Australia’s second innings, Wriddhiman Saha was in charge of wicketkeeping in place of Rishabh Pant. According to cricket rules, if a wicketkeeper gets injured during batting or wicketkeeping, then he can be replaced by fellow wicketkeeper only for wicketkeeping.