Fans Label Ashish Nehra As India’s Lucky Charm After Picture of Him Meeting Young Rishabh Pant Goes Viral

Rishabh Pant’s heroics on the final day of the 4th Test against Australia helped India secure a historic win at the Gabba. The wicket-keeper batsmen played a sensational knock to take India over the line while handing Australia their first defeat at the venue in Brisbane in 32 years. The 23-year-old had missed the first game of the series, but since his comeback has been a sensational performer for the national team. Rishabh Pant’s First Tweet After Playing a Match-Winning Knock at the Gabba vs Australia Is All About Self-Confidence.

Following Rishabh Pant’s knock at the Gabba, an old picture of the Indian wicket-keeper getting his bat autographed by former Indian international Ashish Nehra went viral on social media. The photograph reminded fans of an old image of current Indian skipper Virat Kohli with the former cricketer. Thank You Rahul Dravid! Here’s Why Fans Are Also Thanking the ‘Original Wall’ After India’s Historic Series Triumph in Australia.

Fans started calling Ashish Nehra the lucky charm of Indian cricket as they believe that Indian players meeting the left-arm bowler as kids play a huge role in their success with the national team. Here are some of the reactions.

Ashish Nehra’s Contribution

Man of the Match

Success Mantra

Man With Golden Hand

Lucky Charm Nehra

Speaking of the game, Marnus Labuschagne took Australia to a decent score in the first innings. India after struggling initially came back courtesy of a brilliant partnership between Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur. The visitors then impressed with their bowling in the third innings and then sensational batting on the final day took them over the line.

Australia had won the opening Test but since then Indian sensational came back into the series. The visitors won the second game and then showed great resilience to earn a draw in the third and in the final match secured a historic win with brilliant displays.

(The above story first appeared on Reportr Door on Jan 19, 2021 05:50 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website


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