Why don’t you try using right-arm: Parthiv Patel recalls sledging episode with Mitchell Johnson – cricket

India wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel is understood for his cheeky remarks on the sector. The younger keeper had as soon as angered former Australia captain Steve Waugh after he tried to sledge the previous batsman throughout his last Test match. The left-handed batsman, who led Gujarat to Ranji Trophy title victory in 2016, has additionally grown as a keeper and batsman over time. In a current interview, he was requested to recall a sledging episode which he has not talked about.

Speaking on Fan Code’s LockdownButNotOut collection, Parthiv recalls his sledging episode with former Australia pacer Mitchell Johnson throughout an IPL match in 2016 when he was taking part in for Royal Challengers Bangalore and the left-arm seamer was taking part in for Kings XI Punjab.

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“One factor I keep in mind I instructed Mitchell Johnson throughout an IPL recreation. I had scored 80 (81 truly) and I’d smashed him all around the park. For the document everytime we’ve performed, I’ve smashed him. And he had a whole lot of phrases to say to me.

“So when he got here all the way down to bat I instructed him I don’t suppose you can get me out with your left arm why don’t you try bowling with your proper arm, you may get me out with that,” the left-handed batsman stated.

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Meanwhile, Parthiv additionally shared his ideas when requested to choose between KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant in white-ball cricket. “At this point of time, KL Rahul. I feel Rahul is your short-term thing in a way if you’re thinking of the World Cup. I think he’ll do the job for you during the World Cup, there’s no doubt about it,” he stated.

“Rishabh Pant definitely has it in him, there’s no doubt about that. If I put myself into his shoes when I was 17-18, I didn’t have a good series, and going back to domestic cricket for a couple of years helped me a lot. Every time I’ve met Rishabh, I’ve always told him that people are talking about you because you’ve talent in you. If you had no talent and if you weren’t talented, people wouldn’t have been talking about you, so keep that in mind. Sometimes, you have to go back to domestic cricket and just get that form back,” he added.

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