Rishabh Pant is not a finisher…: Former India great made shocking statement

Indian cricket team is gearing up for this Asia Cup 2022 Which starts on August 27, India will take on Pakistan next Sunday at the Dubai International Stadium. Team India will try to take revenge from the Men in Green, the last time when these two teams met, India had to face defeat by 10 wickets against the arch-rivals. With just seven days left for the mega-encounter, cricket experts from both the sides are voicing their opinion on the players from both the sides. Former India cricketer Chandu Borde has expressed that wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant is not a finisher but he can play in any position.

In an interview with India TV, Borde said, “It is great competition within the team. Anyone who performs will be part of the team. Honestly, I don’t think there is any competition for Rishabh Pant. He is an automatic choice. He is and will continue to be an important part of the team. Rishabh Pant is one player who can change the pace of the game in no time, and he is not just a finisher – he can play anywhere and anytime.”

Pant, who has made a mark in Test cricket for his heroic innings, has failed to make the same level of impact in T20Is. However, Borde feels that Pant can convert it into T20Is.

“Look, what happens in Test cricket, you have time. But in T20 cricket, you have to chase almost every ball, and the way he plays cross-bats and sweep shots, he puts himself at greater risk. But, he should control himself and play according to the situation of the match. He should understand the game and base his shots around that. If you look at the period of Rishabh Pant’s career, he just But the way he has won matches for India – it’s unbelievable. Over time, as he learns more, his performances will reach new heights,” said Chandu Borde.