It’s Dhoni, it’s Gilchrist, no it’s Rishabh Pant
He cracked 146 off 111 balls in a staggering exhibition of counterpunching to make the first day of the series-decider undoubtedly India’s.
who with none evident ounce of strain, without any speck of uncertainty, changes the match. MS Dhoni was coolness redefined, but his face raged with intensity, those eyes blazed with resolve.
After Kohli’s disintegration of form, Pant is the most-awaited Indian batsman in the middle. There is anticipation, hope and belief that something special would unfold.
He would sometimes infuriate — he's still only 24 — but on gloomy days like those at Edgbaston, he spreads light.