India Vs England 5th Test: In the Edgbaston Test being played against England, on the first day, Team India looks to be in a strong position by scoring 338 runs at the loss of 7 wickets. The credit for taking Team India to this position goes to Rishabh Pant, who scored 146 runs in 111 balls. In this innings, Pant hit 20 fours and 4 sixes. Along with this, Pant has made many records in his name. He has also broken the record of former captain Dhoni.
Pant became the wicket-keeper to score the fastest century
After scoring a century in the first Test, Pant has now become the wicket-keeper batsman to score the fastest century in Test cricket for India. Pant completed his century in 89 balls. At the same time, Dhoni scored his century in 93 balls in 2005 and made this record in his name. Pant has now also become the fastest batsman to score a century at Edgbaston ground.
Completed 2000 runs in test
Due to his century innings, Pant has become the batsman to score 2000 runs in Test Cricket. Pant is the fourth wicket-keeper batsman to score 2000 runs in Tests. Before him, only Dhoni, Syed Kirmani, Farooq Engineer could score more than 2000 runs in Tests. At the same time, Pant has also become the youngest Indian wicket-keeper batsman to score 2000 runs in Test cricket. Rishabh Pant touched the figure of 2000 runs in 52 innings of Test, while Dhoni played 60 innings to complete 2000 runs.
Two Test Centuries in a Calendar Year (Indian Wicketkeeper)
- Budhi Kundaran – 1964
- MS Dhoni – 2009
- Wriddhiman Saha- 2017
- Rishabh Pant – 2022
Fastest Test century for India outside Asia
- Virender Sehwag vs West Indies in 2006 – 78 balls
- Mohammad Azharuddin vs England in 1990 – 88 balls
- Rishabh Pant vs England in 2022 – 89 balls
- MS Dhoni vs Pakistan in 2006 – 93 balls
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