Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant smashed an unbeaten 52 off 28 balls in the second Twenty20 International against West Indies.


Second T20I Rishabh Pant unleashed the “helicopter shot”

In the second Twenty20 International, Pant smashed an undefeated 52 off just 28 balls.

India took a commanding lead in the series after winning the match by eight runs.

India versus. West Indies: Rishabh Pant smashed Jason Holder for a six-over the deep square leg on the first delivery of India’s 19th over.

It was Rishabh Pant’s performance on Friday that created the groundwork for India’s series-clinching win against the West Indies in Kolkata. Pant, who struggled in the first T20I, smashed an unbeaten 52 off 28 balls in the second one-day international. With seven boundaries and a six, the wicketkeeper-batsman drew notice from the rest of the cricketing world. During India’s innings, Pant smashed Jason Holder over the deep square leg on the first ball of the 19th over.

The announcer compared his shot to that of former Indian captain MS Dhoni, who famously used a helicopter to score a touchdown.

“MSD-like echoes can be heard. Shot from a helicopter, “it was reported that the commentator said

An India total of 186 for 5 was achieved thanks to half-centuries from Rishabh Pant (50), Virat Kohli (52), and Venkatesh Iyer (33 runs).

Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan were both dismissed before Suryakumar Yadav’s poor run of form came to an end.

Roston Chase grabbed three wickets for the West Indies, while Sheldon Cottrell and Romario Shephard both took one for the visitors.

West Indies were 59 for two at one point as Yuzvendra Chahal and Ravi Bishnoi both took a wicket for the hosts.

In the end, Nicholas Pooran and Rovman Powell brought them within sight of victory. Pooran was bowled for 62 with Powell still unbeaten on 68 from 36 balls.

West Indies lost the series by 8 runs in the end.

The third and final T20I, which takes place on Sunday, will be a chance for the visitors to salvage some pride.

In the one-day international series, the Windies were beaten 3-0.

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