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Rishabh Pant is just 20 and media scrutinises him so much: Rohit Sharma to Yuvraj Singh

Team India vice-captain was in conversation with Yuvraj Singh on Instagram Live when he told that media criticises a young player like Rishabh Pant a lot and it was not good on their part.

Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant (AP Photo)


  • Media should think before they write: Rohit Sharma
  • Fans should have faith in youngsters: Rohit
  • Don’t want youngsters to waste time like I did: Rohit

Team India opener Rohit Sharma on Tuesday continued his ‘coronavirus lockdown innovation’ of interviewing cricketers on Instagram Live and got hold of former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh this time.

Rohit Sharma during t he course of the interview revealed that he talks to 5 or 6 youngsters but out of the lot he talks mostly to wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant.

The ‘Hitman’ of Indian cricket looked unimpressed with how Rishabh Pant’s performances in the past have been analysed by the media.

“Media should think before writing something,” he said.

The 32-year-old Mumbai batsman said that the media doesn’t realise what they are writing about a young cricketer.

Team India’s vice-captain Rohit Sharma also requested the fans to deal with the youngsters in a way which does not harm their confidence level. He requested fans to put their trust in the youngsters.

Rohit said that fans just start trolling on social media but they don’t realise we are also giving our best. The right-hand batsman, who hit 5 tons in 2019 World Cup said the team needs a lot of positivity and specially in the coming months and so fans should rally behind them and help them to get that positive environment.

Yuvraj Singh agreed with Rohit Sharma’s suggestions and said that a youngster takes time to find his feet before becoming a champion player.

Rohit Sharma revealed that he also talks to the youngsters because he wants to guide them and stop them from wasting the initial 7 to 8 years of their cricketing career like him.

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