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Rahul Dravid hints at ‘conversations’ with Rishabh Pant over timing of his pictures

India head trainer Rahul Dravid on Thursday hinted at having a dialog with wicket-keeper batter Rishabh Pant over the timing of his pictures together with the wild slog that resulted in his dismissal in the second one innings of the second one Take a look at towards South Africa.

Chatting with media after the second one Take a look at, Dravid mentioned he would at all times need Pant to play sure cricket however every now and then, the shot variety may well be other.

“We all know Rishabh performs definitely and he performs in a selected means and has were given him a little-bit of luck. However of-course there are occasions when we’re going to must have some type of degree of conversations round that.

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“…it is only little-bit or is also collection of the time to play that (shot),” Dravid mentioned on the digital post-match press convention after his facet suffered a seven-wicket loss to South Africa in the second one Take a look at right here.

Pant attempted to spoil Kagiso Rabada out of the bottom at the 3rd ball of his innings however ended up edging it to the wicketkeeper, drawing sharp complaint from all quarters.

“Nobody goes to ever inform Rishabh (Pant) to not be a good participant or to not be an competitive participant however every so often it is only the query of selecting and opting for the time to try this,” Dravid mentioned when particularly requested whether or not he was once disillusioned with Pant’s shot.

Dravid, himself a veteran of 164 Checks, additionally mentioned that Rishabh was once any person who can alternate the process the sport in no time.

“I feel it’s, you might have simply are available in, perhaps giving your self slightly extra time may well be slightly bit extra really helpful however glance I imply finally we all know what we’re getting with Rishabh.

“He’s a in point of fact sure participant, he’s any person who can alternate the process the sport in no time for us, so naturally gained’t take that clear of him and ask him to transform one thing very other.

“However every so often, it is only about simply working out what’s the proper time to perhaps assault and play out (a) quite tough duration that units the sport up for you or units your innings up. So, I imply he (Pant) is studying.

“He performs in a selected means, so it’s at all times one thing that he’s going to continue learning, stay making improvements to and stay getting higher,” elaborated Dravid.