It is the job of a gifted cricketer like Rishabh Pant to show his detractors incorrect, legendary India all-rounder Kapil Dev mentioned in Chennai on Saturday. Of late, Pant has discovered himself on the receiving finish of criticism for his inconsistency within the area whereas taking part in for India. “Pant is so talented. He cannot blame anybody. He has to look after his own career. The only way for him is to keep on getting runs and prove everybody wrong. When you are talented, it is your job to prove people wrong,” India’s first World Cup-winning captain mentioned.
Dev was responding to a query on the younger Delhi ‘keeper being benched because the assume-tank opted for Ok L Rahul to don the large gloves within the second and third ODIs of the current ODI collection towards Australia and the primary T20 towards New Zealand on Friday.
“The players have to look after themselves. They should never give the option to the selectors to drop them or give them a rest.” The former captain was within the metropolis in reference to the promotion of the upcoming movie, ‘83’, primarily based on India’s historic victory within the 1983 World Cup in England.
On Rahul being handed the ‘keeper’s job rather than Pant, he mentioned it’s the workforce administration’s name.
“It is the team management’s call. I don’t know about these things. It is not my decision. The team has to decide who opens, who bats at No. 3 etc,” he added.
Asked concerning the Indian quick bowlers getting injured typically lately, he mentioned, “When you play 10 months in a year, you will get injured.” “You have to look after the fast bowlers. The conditions and weather in India is more challenging than other parts of the world. The team management will have to take care of them,” he added.
On whether or not he was apprehensive about all-rounder Hardik Pandya’s frequent harm points, Dev, in his typical type, mentioned, “Pandya has to be worried. He should be worried about how fast he can get fit and come back into the team. That’s important. He has to look after himself.”