Rishabh Pant becomes the first Indian wicketkeeper to win the Man of the Series award in Tests

India Sri Lanka (The second innings) was reduced to the third day itself and won the second cricket test played by Pink by 238 runs

Won the series 2-0

Indian team wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant was awarded Man of the Series for his explosive batting in this series. Shreyas Iyer became the player of the match

The awards

None of the Indian wicket keepers including Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Wriddhiman Saha, Kiran More, Syed Kirmani have won this award before Pant .

First wicket keeper to win the award

During this he scored 185 runs. He scored these runs at an average of 61.67 and strike rate of 120.13. This included 23 fours and 6 sixes

Played in 3 innings

He played an innings of 96 runs. Pant completed his half-century in 28 balls (fastest 50 for India) in the second innings of the Bangalore Test. 

Explosive batting

I've made a few mistakes in the past, but I am learning each and every day, and I want to keep improving."

RIshabh Pant said -

India wrapped up the day-night Test in Bengaluru inside three days, cleaning up Sri Lanka for 208 in their second innings despite Dimuth Karunaratne's 107

The Bangaluru Test