Border Gavaskar Trophy between India and Australia is going to start. As part of this, the first test will be held from February 9. However, the player with the highest average against Australia is not playing in the current Test series.
Border Gavaskar Trophy between India and Australia is going to start. As part of this, the first test will be held from February 9. However, the player with the highest average against Australia is not playing in the current Test series. That means his absence will be a huge blow for Team India. But first, let’s find out who that Indian player is and why he is not playing. We are talking about Rishabh Pant who is currently injured in a road accident and is in the hospital.
Hospitalized Rishabh Pant has the best average against Australia among current Test batsmen in world cricket. His batting average against Australia was above 62.
Rishabh Pant as a key player in huge series..
The upcoming series between India and Australia is very crucial. But Rishabha Pant was dropped from this team. It is easy to see why Pant is so dangerous against Australia by looking at his stats. Rishabh Pant played 7 Test matches against Australia. He scored 624 runs in 12 innings at an average of 62.40. During this time he scored 2 fifties and a century. His strike rate stood at 72.13.
Highest average among current Test batsmen..
Pant has the highest average against Australia in current world cricket. He is the top scoring cricketer with an average of 56.50. Pakistan’s Sarfraz Ahmed also scored runs against Australia with a similar average. Meanwhile, Pakistan’s Imam-ul-Haq is third with an average of 55.11. Pujara is fourth with a batting average of 54.08. This is the batting average of players who have played at least 5 Tests against Australia.
Who replaced Pant?
It is known that Team India lost Rishabh Pant in the match against Australia. He was away from cricket for a long time due to an accident. So there is no word on his comeback right now. But everyone is eagerly waiting to see who will take his place in the team. Pant’s replacements in front of the Indian team management are experienced KL Rahul or KS Bharath. Who will be India’s wicketkeeper-cum-batsman in the Border Gavaskar Trophy?
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