Veteran India batsman Suresh Raina on Monday termed Rishabh Pant as a ‘top guy’ and reported that he wants the young wicketkeeper-batsman to engage in his pure sport.
Raina and Pant were being observed practising collectively at the nets as sporting activities presenter Rupha Ramani caught up with the two left-handers in a dwell Instagram movie from Chennai Tremendous Kings’ cope with.
Raina on Rishabh Pant
Although Raina is a CSK veteran, Pant performs for Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League, the 13th version of which now stands postponed due the Coronavirus pandemic.
Raina and Pant have been teaching at the former’s instruction facility for above a week.
“He (Pant) is a top dude. I want him to be who he is. I just want him to be the best batsman for his calibre,” Raina instructed Rupha on CSK’s take care of.
Pant, on his element, mentioned training with the 2011 ODI Planet Cup winner has assisted him.
“It really is very good to get started practising ideal now. Seeking to boost every day, generating use of the time now. It acquired squandered for 5-6 months. Let us hope we start participating in cricket soon and we are going to do effectively for the nation,” Pant claimed.
“It was kind of complicated just after some time for the reason that keeping at residence makes you lazy. You have to do what you do. I have started practising now. Faster or afterwards, you have to do it.
“It can be been a excellent encounter mainly because with him (Raina) you can learn a whole lot of factors. He is a remaining-handed batsman. You have got that brotherhood. He teaches me a large amount of issues, on and off the area circumstances. We focus on a good deal of points and it truly is helping me,” he additional.
Requested about his discussions with previous India skipper MS Dhoni, Pant stated: “With Mahi bhai, the interactions were being always little but very rigorous. We maintain it that way. Lengthy conversations really don’t make me experience proper. We focus on little, smaller factors. I seize it and shift on to other items.”