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T20 World Cup 2024: Veteran Sir Vivian Richards gave a new name to Rishabh Pant, you should also know

Sir Vivian Richards: West Indies’ legendary batsman Sir Vivian Richards has given a new name to Team India’s wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant.

Sir Vivian Richards: Team India’s star batsman Rishabh Pant is doing wonders in the T20 World Cup 2024. From the group stage to the Super 8, this player has performed well with the bat and behind the wicket. This player, who made a great comeback after a road accident, has won the heart of West Indies’ legendary former player Sir Vivian Richards. Impressed by Pant’s game and comeback, Vivian Richards has given him a nickname ‘Pocket Rocket’, which means small but powerful.

Actually, in the T20 World Cup 2024, on June 22, Team India won against Bangladesh by 50 runs. After this match, the great West Indies cricketer Sir Vivian Richards reached the dressing room of Team India, where all the players of the team gave him a warm welcome. BCCI has shared the video of the meeting of Team India players with Vivian Richards on X.

What did Vivian Richards say?

In this video, Vivian Richards is saying that ‘You are playing brilliantly. It is fun to watch, I am enjoying it a lot. Keep playing like this. Your performance in every department is excellent. Now if someone’s day is not good on the field, then I will come again to motivate. If the West Indies team is not able to win this tournament, then I will support Team India. Best wishes to all of you for the future.’

It can be seen in the video that first of all Virat Kohli hugged this legend. Then he put the medal of best fielder on Suryakumar Yadav. Then he praised Rishabh Pant and hugged him. During this, he gave Pant the nickname “Pocket Rocket”. Pant’s happiness knew no bounds after getting a new name from this legend.

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