Former India wicket-keeper Deep Dasgupta believes the Indian management is doing a very good job backing Rishabh Pant, however now, they need to additionally again the young wicket-keeper and handle him higher.
“Yes, the team management is right in showing faith in him [Pant] and sticking to him. He is incredibly talented. He is a match-winner, or to put this way, he is a potential match-winner. He is a confident player as well. However, India need to handle him in a judicious way,” Deep Dasgupta informed indiatoday.in.
“See he was picked within the group and he didn’t play for shut to a month. He was benched and didn’t get a whole lot of video games in New Zealand.
“What occurs then is you don’t get alternatives. You wouldn’t get sufficient time to bat within the nets. Generally, gamers who’re enjoying the match get a whole lot of alternatives on the nets. Even for those who get alternatives, chances are you’ll not face one of the best bowlers
“Ideally, he ought to have performed home cricket and labored on his expertise if he was not going to be picked for the matches,” he additional added.
Dasgupta additionally added that Pant wanted to work on his recreation and believes that he ought to return to home cricket which can enable him to hone his expertise much more after which, this might enable himself to execute his plans with out being beneath strain.
“Every player needs improvement. Rishabh Pant also needs to work on a few areas in his game. He might have figured that out as well. He might have already figured out what needs to be done to improve his game. However, where would he do that? He needs to get game time to implement them,” Dasgupta mentioned.
“Players like Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul used domestic cricket to work on their games. That’s why domestic cricket is extremely important to young cricketers. So Rishabh Pant needs to be used judiciously.”