The first match of the three-match series against New Zealand is being played on Friday. Batting first, India scored 306 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 50 overs. For India, captain Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, and Shreyas Iyer played half-century innings.
Whereas Sanju Samson and Washington Sundar played small but useful innings. Suryakumar, who is in excellent form, got out after scoring 4 runs. Once again Rishabh Pant disappointed the team. Rishabh became the victim of Lockie Ferguson after scoring 15 runs off 23 balls.
Rishabh Pant's poor batting continues
India's wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant continues to be in poor form in white-ball cricket. He had another poor start against New Zealand in the first ODI. In such a situation, fans and experts are now losing their patience in giving chances to Pant again and again. While sharing memes on social media, fans have started asking "Kitne chances aur?"
Demand to give more chances to Sanju Samson
Pant has played 10 ODIs in the year 2022. During this, the 25-year-old player has scored a total of 213 runs with only three fifties. While scored a century in the Test against England. Rishabh Pant got a solid start in the first ODI against New Zealand but failed to capitalize on it.
At the same time, the fans are now demanding to give maximum opportunities for Sanju Samson. In this match, Samson partnered with Shreyas Iyer for 94 runs off 77 balls. Sanju Samson played an inning of 36 runs off 38 balls before getting out.