IND vs NZ: Why was Rishabh Pant doing wicketkeeping in Ranchi T20 wearing a tapered jersey?


  • In the second T20 match, New Zealand beat New Zealand by 7 wickets, India won the series
  • Rishabh Pant was seen wearing a tapered jersey during the match in Ranchi
  • Actually Pant wore the World Cup jersey, hid the logo with tape
  • The rest of the players were in the normal jersey, while batting, Pant was seen in the right jersey.

In the second T20 against New Zealand, Rishabh Pant’s jersey became a cause of discussion for the fans. Captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and invited Kiwis to bat. When the wicket-keeper Pant came on the field, his jersey was taped. Many people were surprised to see this because the jerseys of the rest of the players were absolutely fine.

Why was Pant wearing a tapered jersey?
In fact, Pant came wearing the jersey of the ICC T20 World Cup that ended this month. The World Cup logo was made on it. The 24-year-old had hidden her with tape. Although after some time, perhaps Pant got his jersey. He was wearing the right jersey while batting.

Won by hitting two sixes
Batting first, the Kiwis scored 153 runs for the loss of six wickets in 20 overs. In reply, Rohit and KL Rahul got off to a great start. The partnership of 117 runs for the first wicket between the two. After this Tim Southee took three wickets in quick succession. Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer, who came to bat at number five, together took India closer to victory. In the 18th over, Pant achieved the target of 155 runs by hitting two consecutive sixes. Pant and Iyer scored 12-12 not out to give India victory.

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Despite winning the first two matches against New Zealand, captain Rohit Sharma will not give up his aggressive stance. Reserve players can be given a chance in the third and last T20 match on Sunday. The Indian team has sealed the series after winning in Jaipur and Ranchi but there can be no better place to do a ‘clean sweep’ than at the Eden Gardens. Ruturaj Gaikwad, Avesh Khan and Ishaan Kishan will be hoping that the captain will give them a chance in this match.


Pant came out wearing the T20 World Cup jersey.


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