Rishabh Pant overtook ended as the highest scorer by a wicketkeeper-batsman in the first edition of ICC World Test Championship ( 2019-2021). New Zealand went onto become the Test champions by beating India in the final. Taking India to the WTC final remains Virat Kohli’s biggest achievement as India’s Test skipper.
Along with Rishabh Pant, the list includes names like Quinton De Kock, Niroshan Dickella, Mohammad Rizwan and Jos Buttler all of whom played an important role for their team with the bat in the first edition of the tournament.
In this article, we will take a look at how many runs each of them score in the first edition of the ICC World Test Championship.
Most Runs As A Wicket-Keeper In ICC World Test Championship
Pant top-scored in the first phase with 1039 runs at an average of 34.63. He scored two hundreds and five fifties in the meantime. He had scores of 89* and 97 in the Test series against Australia which India won. He carried his bat through at The Gabba to help India beat Australia for the second consecutive time in a Test series. The Test series win in Australia remains India’s most famous victory in recent times and Pant was one of the architects of the victory.