Rishabh Pant scares Virat Kohli with his new friend, video goes viral

Skipper Virat Kohli was standing to Rishabh Pant's right, and former wasn't expecting 'spidey' to come on his side. However, wicket-keeper batsman intentionally tried to scare the skipper.
Vedant Sharma Editor

Updated - 3 March 2021 11:35 am

Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has been in sublime form off late. He has been hitting the ball nicely, and has been exceptional behind the stumps. His sensation run with both bat as well as gloves helped him to earn his place back in shortest format of the game. Ahead of the all-important third Test against England, Rishabh Pant found with a new friend in nets. On this, he took to twitter to share the video with his fans. Tweet said, “I’ve spent a lot of time behind the stumps, thought of taking in a new view at the nets today! Meet my new friend, I call him spidey #drone #tech #RP17 #17.”

Here’s Rishabh Pant’s Tweet


In the video shared by Rishabh Pant, Indian team was seen practicing under the lights as they prepare to play their second Pink Ball Test match on home soil. Interestingly, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) videographer captured a funny moment which both Rishabh Pant and Virat Kohli will remember for a long time. Skipper Virat Kohli was standing to Rishabh Pant’s right, and former wasn’t expecting the drone to come on his side. However, wicket-keeper batsman intentionally tried to scare the skipper, and took drone near him. Further, Virat Kohli’s expressions were loud enough to understand that he didn’t see it coming.

Here’s the video


World Test Championship Final on cards

The third Test will once again act as an opportunity for both sides they get inch closer to ICC World Test Championship finals. Both the teams are still in contention to book their place in the final of the championship. India needs to win the series by at least a 2-1 margin or collect 70 points to make it to the final. On the other hand, England needs to win at least three matches or collect 85 points to seal their place in the final. Currently, the series levels 1-1 with two matches still to play.