Rishabh Pant: State Brand Ambassador of Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand government has appointed wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant as the ‘State Brand Ambassador’. Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Pushkar Singh Dhami congratulated Rishabh Pant and praised him as one of the best cricketers and idols of youth. Rishabh Pant’s most recent game was seen in India’s T20 series against New Zealand in which the Indian cricket team claimed the title of the series with a 3-0 victory.
About Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant was born on 4th October 1997. He is an Indian cricketer and plays the role of wicket-keeper and batter in the Indian cricket team. He was the vice-captain of the U-19 Indian cricket team for the Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2016. He made his Twenty20 International debut in January 2017, his Test Debut in August 2018, and his One Day International debut in October 2018. Pant was named the ICC men’s emerging cricketer of the year in 2018 at ICC Awards.
In June 2022, Rishabh Pant was named as the captain of the Indian cricket team for the T20 series against South Africa after the designated captain KL Rahul was ruled out of the series due to injury. In the Indian Premier League (IPL), Rishabh Pant was purchased by Delhi Daredevils on 2016. In March 2021, he was named the captain of the Delhi Capitals in IPL.