“Simply Going To Favour…”: On Rishabh Pant vs Dinesh Karthik Debate, Ricky Ponting Picks This Star

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Dinesh Karthik and Rishabh Pant are succesful sufficient batters to pick themselves in the identical taking part in XI through the upcoming T20 World Cup, feels former Australian captain Ricky Ponting. In his newest ICC evaluate, Ponting did his 5 face-offs for the marquee occasion and one in every of them was the heated debate as to who must be within the taking part in XI?Ought to it’s a possible destroyer of bowling assault Pant or the “designated finisher”Karthik?


“The talk within the Indian cricketing circles has lengthy been raging on who must be the designated wicketkeeper-batter within the aspect. Whereas Karthik can boast about being a wonderful finisher, Pant’s prodigious expertise has seen him being backed by many,” Ponting wrote in his column.

India have fielded each in the identical aspect on some events and Ponting believes that must be the way in which ahead for Rohit Sharma’s group.

Praising each, Ponting mentioned: “I really assume that India’s finest group has each of those gamers. I do not care if they’re each keepers however I feel their batting prowess is sufficient.”


Elaborating on their talents, the Australian legend added: “Rishabh within the center order and Dinesh as a finisher, they appear extraordinarily harmful to me.”

In the end although, Ponting believed that Pant had an edge over Karthik and he’s prone to be afforded extra probabilities.



“Look, I am simply going to favour Rishabh as a result of I feel he may get barely extra alternatives than Dinesh does,” mentioned Pant’s Delhi Capitals coach.


(This story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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