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Watch: Rishabh Pant’s ridiculous helicopter swing through square leg

by Wisden Staff 1 minute read

Watch: Squeezed for room by Adil Rashid, Rishabh Pant unleashed a ridiculous swing over leg-side with a helicopter swish that helped the ball to the boundary in the third ODI of the series.

Pant playing a ridiculous shot is nothing new, but even by his outrageous rate of playing such shots, this was an upgrade on MS Dhoni’s famous helicopter shot in that it came off a short delivery. With no room to even nudge the ball, Pant went ahead closing his bat face to almost horizontally whip the ball, completing the movement with a full-fledged helicopter swing.

The things this guy can do!

Watch helicopter shot 2.0 here:

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