Michael Vaughan
Michael Vaughan (Image Credit: Twitter)

Former England captain Michael Vaughan believes Rishabh Pant is overthinking things and should bat freely as he always has.

Pant has a no-holds-barred batting style and recently scored a counterattacking century in the Edgbaston Test. However, in the three limited-overs matches in England, the 24-year-old dasher has scored 26, 1, and 0.

Rishabh Pant (Image Credits: Twitter)
Rishabh Pant (Image Credits: Twitter)

Former England captain Michael Vaughan commented on Pant’s soft dismissal and the Indians’ “overthinking” in white-ball cricket.

“I would advise Rishabh Pant to temper his aggressiveness. In white-ball cricket, he is allowed to be aggressive, but in red-ball cricket, it just comes out as a sloppy approach,” Vaughan told Cricbuzz.

Rishabh Pant (Image Credits: Twitter)
Rishabh Pant (Image Credits: Twitter)

“And in white ball cricket, he appears to be almost overanalyzing the situation. He is the only player in that area capable of giving India a victory in just 15 overs of batting.

“You just want him to have that freedom because he is such an excellent player. Even though he is getting out, do not worry about the shots he is playing. His role in this Indian team, in my opinion, is to pursue chaos.”

‘He just needs to be even more aggressive’: Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan said  Pant’s responsibility is to start playing right away. He also added that the stumper must make one of his characteristically aggressive plays.

“Go make chaos; he is got a bat in his hand. I wager that Rishabh Pant does admirably in at least three of those matches if you offer him a bat and allow him the freedom to play. And on his own, he will fundamentally alter the game. The only way out for Rishabh Pant is for him to be even more aggressive,” said Vaughan.

Rishabh Pant and Rohit Sharma (Image Credits: Twitter)
Rishabh Pant and Rohit Sharma (Image Credits: Twitter)
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India and England are all set to lock horns in the final of the three-match ODI series as Manchester’s Old Trafford prepares for the contest. With the series at 1-1, both teams will be eager to make a mark and win the series.

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