Rishabh Pant creates history

New Delhi, Jan 1: Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant on Sunday became the country’s first keeper to complete twenty catches in a Test series, during the final day of the ‘Boxing Day Test’.

Pant surpassed former cricketers Naren Tamhane and Syed Kirmani who had recorded nineteen dismissals in 1954-55 and 1979-80 respectively. Both the players had recorded the tally during cricketing series conducted against arch-rivals Pakistan.

Australia’s Brad Haddin holds the record for taking most catches in a Test  series(29).

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