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Stumpmic anecdotes (1)| Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandaya - "Darr lag raha hai"
Creator : Siman Arora
Category : Opinion

Did Rishabh Pant tell Hardik Pandya ‘darr lag Raha pain' during India vs England World Cup clash?

After an unfortunate injury of Shikhar Dhawan during the match against Australia in the World Cup, led Indian cricket team to search for horses for courses replacement.

In came a 21-year-old Rishabh Pant to be the part of the Indian cricket team. Moreover, he succeeded in making a place in the team for his World Cup debut against England.

Folks showed positive responses on his selection, and his efforts to stop several boundaries at the time of England's innings was commendable.

Nonetheless, things became interesting when folks heard Rishabh Pant talking to Hardik Pandya during the match. In the 38th over, the wicketkeeper-batsman said "darr lag raha hai" to Hardik Pandya, and this statement was picked up on the stump mic.

Further, the nervousness was quite apparent as everyone watched his efforts to take run on all his shots in starting three balls, almost running himself out. But as the innings progressed, he felt at home and played some really good shot.

He came to play at number 4 and managed to score 32 runs in 29 balls. In this match, India has to beat a target of 337 runs.