Pant was seen hanging out with the former World Cup-winning Indian captain in Dubai after the conclusion of India’s tour of Bangladesh.
Rishabh Pant and MS Dhoni visit a restaurant in Dubai together. Image credit: Instagram/sakshisingh_r
Rishabh Pant is on a break after playing in India’s 2-0 Test series over Bangladesh, the team’s final assignment of the year, catching up with former India captain MS Dhoni’s World Cup-winning side while he was off the field.
The two were seen spending time together at Dubai’s SUSHISAMBA restaurant in a post shared by Dhoni’s wife Sakshi on Instagram.
“To many more EPIC nights!” read the caption for the post, which has since garnered more than two million likes and thousands of comments, including a particularly cheeky one that read: “Pants picked before Samson everywhere.”
Pant played a key role in India’s three-wicket win in the second Test against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Dhaka as he produced an attacking 93 off 104 balls and shared a fifth-wicket stand of 159 with Shreyas Iyer to help the visitors post 314 to claim lead of 87 runs in the first innings.
India would bowl out Bangladesh for 231 in their second innings, but would lose wickets in a heap during their 145-run chase, going down to 74/7 at one stage before being rescued by an unbroken eighth-wicket stand between Iyer. and Ravichandran Ashwin on 71.
He produced an even more aggressive 45-ball 46 in the first Test at Chattogram, hitting six fours and two maximums.
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