Rishabh Pant is a professional Cricket player for the Indian Cricket team. He represents a middle-order wicket-keeper batsman for the team. He began his career play representing the Indian U-19 team from Delhi. Further, he engraved his name in India’s squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
Furthermore, the Capital Delhi of the Indian Premier League bought him for 1.9 crore INR on 6 February 2016. In January 2017, he made his debut on Twety20 International following his Test debut in August 2018 and One Day International (ODI) in October 2018. Let us keep on scrolling to know more information on him.
Caption: The Indian cricket player, Rishabh Pant.
Rishabh Pant: Bio, Family, Education
Mr. Cricketer was born on 4 October 1997Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India. He is the son of Rajendra Pant and Saroj Pant whose much description is not given. However, he would travel with his mother to Delhi at the age of 12 just to get trained under Tarak Sinha at the Sonnet Cricket Academy. During that, they would shelter at a gurudwara since they hadn’t any place to stay. His mother had been very supportive of his playing career and always been there in mentoring him.
He has an elder sister named Sakshi Pant who also has good followers on her Instagram page. Further, he attended St Gabriel’s Academy in Roorkee and then Sri Venkateswara College. He began his Cricket career when he became part of the U-19 cricket team for Delhi against Assam which he claims his turning point in the career. Following that, his domestic career debuted on 22 October 2015 in the 2015-16 Ranji Trophy.
Caption: Rishabh with his mother and sister
Rishabh Pant: Career & Life Achievements
In February 2016, he scored a century for India U-19 in the World Cup, and on the same day, Delhi Daredevils bought him for Rs 1.9 crore in IPL (Indian Premier League). He then played the first match on 10 April 2021 against the Chennai Super Kings as the Delhi Capitals captain. He then became the 4th youngest Indian and 5th youngest to captain an IPL side.
Other than this, he had also played an international game starting in 2017. At the time, he named India’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against England. He also became the youngest player for India to debut in a T20I match at the age of 19. In June 2019, he replaced Shikhar Dhawan who suffered a hairline fracture on his left thumb during India’s game against Australia. Therefore, he then confirmed to play the rest for the tournament.
He named as a rising star of the squad by the International Cricket Council following the World Cup. Recently, in 2021, In January 2021, Pant became the fastest wicket-keeper for India to reach 1,000 runs in Test cricket during the fourth Test against Australia.
Rishabh Pant: Personal Life & Girlfriend
He has been the talk of the town since his name linked with a beautiful lady named Isha Negi. She is an entrepreneur and an interior decor designer living in India. The duo first started dating back on 21 May 2015. Previously, he made his fans go crazy because of his relationship with the actress, Urvashi Rautela. Though the ex-pair didn’t make their relationship public, they decided to break up before going public.
Furthermore, they also block each other on the messaging application, What’s Up. Sources reported that they unfollow each other mutually and separate as well. Besides that, Pant prefers to hang out with her friends and family members in his leisure time.
Caption: Rishabh Pant and girlfriend Isha Negi
Rishabh Pant: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about his earning, he has been maintaining a hefty amount from his career in the sports industry. He has also appeared in the promoting and advertising products and brands besides other athletes. Therefore, he has a net worth estimated at around $5 million (approximately around 36 Crore INR) adding 2 lakh INR per match.
He is highly active over different social media platforms with verified accounts. On Facebook, he goes by the verified handle with 4.2 million followers. On Instagram, he has a verified account @rishabpant with 5 million followers. He has more than 2.4 million followers on his Twitter account under his own name.
Rishabh Pant: Body Measurements
The athlete has a slim, flexible, and strong body that stands to a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.70 meters. He has a bodyweight of 65 kg with 40 inches chest size, 30 inches waist size, and 14 inches biceps. He has dark brown eyes and hair color.