The young Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has stormed Australia’s Gabba fortress in a record-breaking fashion as he helped team India to create history by exhilarating a three-wicket win over Australia in the fourth and the final Test match to claim the series 2-1. Team India has successfully retained the prestigious Border-Gavaskar Trophy at the Gabba by winning the series by 2-1.
— ICC (@ICC) January 19, 2021
It was young India at work that created history at the Gabba, Shubman Gill, Rishabh Pant, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, and many others, these youngsters carried the pride and prestige of the country on their shoulders and helped the team lift the prestigious cup.
On day 5 of the fourth and the final Test match, Shubman Gill played a powerful knock of 91 runs that brought the momentum to the game, while Cheteshwar Pujara, on the other hand, played like a true warrior. He endured many painful blows on his body and frustrated the Australian bowlers with his mature knock of 56-run knock that he raised with a 211-ball vigil.
During his knock, Rishabh also broke the long-standing record of MS Dhoni as he became the fastest keeper-batsman to score 1000 Test runs.
The young talented Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant led the chase with his aggressive and mature knock of an unbeaten 89 runs and sealed the series with a powerful four. During his knock, he proved his mettle as not just he tackled the dangerous Australian bowlers but he smashed them all across the Gabba. He smashed a stunning six during his knock and 9 fours, including the winning boundary which helped team India win the game.
— ICC (@ICC) January 19, 2021
Meanwhile, as soon as India won the series, social media was soon flooded with amazing reactions from the netizens on the brilliance of Rishabh Pant. The young wicketkeeper-batsman has been receiving praises from all corners after his heroics made history at the Gabba. From fans to cricketers and experts, the Indian cricket fraternity is lauding the hero of the game with their amazing tweets.
Here, check out the reactions of Twitterati on this:
Rishabh Pant, the game of cricket salutes you today
— Shai Hope (@shaidhope) January 19, 2021
The greatest test win. The Pants, Gills, Washingtons, Sirajs….just different
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) January 19, 2021
Khushi ke maare pagal. This is the new India. Ghar mein ghuskar maarta hai.
From what happened in Adelaide to this, these young guys have given us a joy of a lifetime. There have been World Cup wins but this is special.
And yes,there is a reason Pant is extra special . pic.twitter.com/3CAQIkAuwq
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) January 19, 2021
Another great milestone by my brother @RishabhPant17 achieving 1000 Test Runs at Gabba, what a beautiful sight it has been watching you play today for our country, keep going!? #AUSvIND ❤️❤️?✅☝️@BCCI pic.twitter.com/2OVbCKvJlH
— Suresh Raina?? (@ImRaina) January 19, 2021
Only issue with India beating Australia in such an INCREDIBLE manner, is that the Test was played in Brisbane.
A city that doesn’t deserve an event so good! ?
Pant – the boy who turned into a man today in Australia, in cricketing terms!
— Kevin Pietersen? (@KP24) January 19, 2021
Okay then….let’s say this one more time. Rishabh Pant should be playing for India in all three formats too. He’s reminded us that let’s not lose patience with him. How blooody good has he been….!!! A game-changer. #AusvInd
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) January 19, 2021
— Pakchikpak Raja Babu (@HaramiParindey) January 19, 2021
Historic series win for Team India! Youngsters delivered when it mattered, with Gilll and Pant in the forefront. Hats off to Ravi Shastri and the support staff for their part in this turnaround! So so proud of this bunch, this is one for the ages??? #AUSvsIND
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) January 19, 2021
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) January 19, 2021
The way Ravi Shastri hugged Rishabh Pant. This is absolutely gold moment, trusting the 23-Year old guy and he takes India home. pic.twitter.com/ajgQ6KRnNl
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) January 19, 2021
Someday, you'll be telling your grandchildren about the legend of the Gabba and Siraj and Shardul and Washington and Pujara and Gill and Pant. Heroes!
— Joy Bhattacharjya (@joybhattacharj) January 19, 2021
Tim Paine: come to Gabba mate
Rishabh Pant: pic.twitter.com/Johy7dcDCb
— Harshit Sharma (@Sharmajikaputtr) January 19, 2021
The last time Australia lost at the Gabba, Rishabh Pant wasn't even born. #AUSvIND
— Abhishek Baxi (@baxiabhishek) January 19, 2021