Rishabh Pant is a young wicket-keeper batsman. When he entered Team India, he was seen as Dhoni's successor. Although he could not perform well in some matches, people started criticizing him and saying that he can never become Dhoni. But Rishabh Pant has done such an amazing job in the last few matches that he seems to be going ahead of Dhoni.
The feat which Mahendra Singh Dhoni could not do even in 90 test matches, Rishabh Pant has done it by playing only 31 test matches. Pant has achieved many big achievements in his short Test career. In 31 matches, he has left his own mark. Pant is not only a good wicketkeeper but is also doing wonders with the bat. In such a situation, he is also being compared to Dhoni.
Comparison of test stats of both
Centuries- Mahendra Singh Dhoni played 90 Test matches in his career, in which he scored 6 centuries. But Pant has scored 5 centuries in 31 test matches and soon he will leave Dhoni behind in this matter.
Centuries outside Asia- Mahendra Singh Dhoni played 39 Test matches outside Asia, but he could not score any century. While Pant has scored four centuries in 23 Test matches outside Asia. Out of these, he has scored two centuries in England and 1-1 in South Africa and Australia.
Fastest century - Dhoni scored a century in 93 balls in the match against Pakistan. But in Edgbaston Test, Pant also beat this record of Dhoni by scoring a century in 89 balls.