Rishabh Pant came into the crease after captain Rahane (4) was out for 102 in the first session on Monday. In fact, while batting in the first innings on Saturday, Rishabh Pant injured his elbow. With that .. scanning also had to be taken. Against this backdrop .. Pant was hesitant to come to bat .. Today Pant came forward in the batting order boldly. Despite the injury .. Pant played patiently until he collapsed at the crease .. After that he swung the bat. There was no point in repeatedly changing the bowlers and tactics of Australia captain Tim Paine to keep him. Along with Pujara, Pant shared a 148-run stand for the fourth wicket.
The Australian team came on the field a few minutes before Rishabh Pant and Chateshwar Pujara after lunch break today. The former Australia captain came close to the wickets to field on the slip in this order Steve Smith.. then came into the crease and erased the guard mark drawn by Rishabh Pant with his feet. Smith looked at it and erased the guard mark, which was clearly recorded on the stump mic. Rishabh Pant, who came into the crease after Smith erased the mark, had to take the help of the field umpire again as his guard mark was not visible. Former cricketers and fans have criticized Smith for his lack of sportsmanship. Smith, who was involved in ball tampering in 2018, has been banned for a year.