Rishabh Pant on Friday became the first Indian wicket-keeper to score a century on Australian soil. Pant's 159 not-out knock was also the highest by an Asian wicket-keeper.
The Bharat Army, Indian fans following their team made a song for Rishabh Pant while he was batting. The song took a dig at Australian skipper Tim Paine's dig, who asked Pant to babysit his kids.
"We've got Pant. Rishab Pant. I just don't think you'll understand. He'll hit you for a six. He'll babysit your kids. We've got Rishab Pant," the lyrics said.
#AUSvIND— The Bharat Army (@thebharatarmy) January 4, 2019
We’ve got Pant
I just don’t think you’ll understand
He’ll hit you for a six
He’ll babysit your kids
We’ve got Rishab Pant
.#BharatArmySongBook @RishabPant777 #BharatArmy #TeamIndia #12thMan #WeveGotPant #COTI 🇮🇳👶🍼 pic.twitter.com/ZiXaPWqi6M
As per the match is concerned, India declared at 622-7, at stumps on Day 2 Australia made 24-0 with Marcus Harris and Usman Khawaja still batting. Marcus Harris is on 19 and Khawaja on 5.
Rishabh Pant missed a catch of Usman Khawaja when he was on 0 on Mohammed Shami's ball. For India Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant made 150 plus scores with Mayank Agarwal and Ravindra Jadeja making half-century each.
For Australia, Nathan Lyon took 4 wickets while Hazlewood took 2 and Mitchell Starc took 1. The most economical of all was Josh Hazlewood giving away 105 runs in his 35 overs at an average of 3.00.
India won the toss Yesterday and chose to bat first which proved to be a good decision.