Veteran India star Suresh Raina, who has been coaching alongside a few of his Indian teammates in Ghaziabad, praised younger wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant. Pant, who was pegged to be MS Dhoni’s future alternative, noticed a number of ups and downs in 2019, and in 2020, was changed within the taking part in XI by KL Rahul. Raina, who has been coaching with Pant, stated that the left-hander is a gun participant and may do wonders for the group.
Talking on the ‘Comply with the Blues’ section of this week’s episode of Star Sports activities’ chat present Cricket Related, Raina stated: “I’ve been practising with Rishabh Pant. He was hitting the ball very nicely. Then I had a web with Shami. All bowlers have been coming right here and practising. Piyush Chawla additionally got here, he bowled rather well.”
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“I’ve been talking to quite a lot of the gamers, all the pieces has been deliberate. Deepak Chahar has been taking part in and MS Dhoni can also be coaching laborious at his house. Everybody has to do it as a result of this sport requires lot of health, lot of dedication,” he added.
Speaking about Pant, Raina additional stated: “I believe Rishabh Pant has been wonderful. He has scored quite a lot of runs for the nation in addition to within the IPL and in home cricket. He has obtained two Check lots of. He performed rather well in T20s in addition to ODIs.”
“I believe he’s a gun participant, he has a top quality future. He must be actually taken care of by his teammates. After which you will notice lot of nice performances coming from him very quickly,” he added.
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On being requested concerning the preparation plans for the upcoming season of IPL in UAE, Raina revealed: “We’re going to have a camp. Now we have heaps to do, we’re going there I believe 18-20 days earlier than. It’s good to go early as a result of IPL is coming and we’ve got been below lockdown for 4-5 months. So, it’s good to be there earlier than IPL and it’ll be thrilling.”