Rishabh Pant went on to become the first Indian wicketkeeper to score a Test hundred in Australia, during his innings of 159 runs in the fourth Test, on Friday. The 21-year-old looked too cheery after scoring the ton at the SCG, as the celebrations later confirmed it. Well, what better could it be for the young batsman to break records on the day of his mother’s birthday! Rishabh Pant Scores 159 Runs at SCG, Reveals He Was Scared in the Nervous Nineties During 2019 IND vs AUS Sydney Test: Watch Video.
The left-handed batsman took to the microblogging site Twitter to wish his mother on her birthday. Rishabh Pant tweeted an adorable picture with a heartfelt message.
Rishabh Pant wrote, “Happy birthday mom. You are the person who is always behind me no matter what. I love you so much. Thank you for taking all the stress of mine and making it yours can’t even express my feelings in words. Love you happy birthday once again.” Rishabh Pant Scores an Unbeaten Knock of 159 Runs During Sydney Test; Check out the number of Records Created by the Wicket-Keeper Batsman.
Here’s How Rishabh Pant Wished His Mother on Her Birthday:
Happy birthday mom 🎂🎂🎂. You are the person who is always behind me no matter what. I love you so much. Thank you for taking all the stress of mine and making it yours can’t even express my feelings in words. Love you happy birthday once again 🎂🎂🥳😘 pic.twitter.com/9XEaSPRUfB
— Rishabh Pant (@RishabPant777) January 4, 2019
After scoring a record Test century, Pant later revealed that he was a little scared to be in the nervous nineties. Pant said, “To be honest, I was a little nervous because in India when we were playing West Indies in last two innings, I got out on 92 and 92. So I was scared slightly, but I got through that phase early, I guess.” Rishabh Pant 'Will Hit You for a Six, And Babysit Your Kids', Fans Respond to Tim Paine in Style at Sydney Test; Watch Video.
Riding high on Rishabh Pant’s 159 runs and Cheteshwar Pujara’s 193 runs, India team went on to declare their innings on 622/7 in the third session of the day. In their reply, Australia were playing on 24/0 after openers Marcus Harris and Usman Khwaja held respective ends as the Umpires called Stumps on Day 2.