Rishabh Pant overtakes VVS Laxman, Gautam Gambhir in THIS elite list

Rishabh Pant, who is going through a purple patch in Test cricket, has scored yet another fifty in the ongoing fifth Test

Pant scored 57 runs in 86 balls with the help of eight boundaries. Earlier in the first innings, he scored a game-changing century to rescue India after a top-order collapse.

With the fifty in the second innings, Pant overtook former India batsman VVS Laxman and Gautam Gambhir in the list of most runs scored by an Indian batsman against England. 

India opening batsman Gautam Gambhir had played 12 Tests against England where he scored 768 runs with the help of one century and four fifties. 

VVS Laxman, who used to bat in the lower order for Team India played 17 Tests vs Three Lions where he smashed 766 runs with six half-centuries to his name.

Pant, on the other hand, has 770 runs to his name vs Ben Stokes's side.