first_imgRishabh Pant starred with the bat and gloves for India in the recent Border-Gavaskar series but it seems his babysitting skills are more in demand as he makes his way back home after a gruelling tour in Australia.Rohit Sharma and Bonnie Paine have both sought help from Rishabh Pant for their kids, asking the India wicketkeeper for his services as a babysitter in two separate posts on social media.”Morning buddy. Heard you’re a good baby sitter, need one right now. Ritika will be quite happy,” Rohit tweeted hours after landing in Sydney.Morning buddy. Heard your a good baby sitter, need one right now. Ritika will be quite happy @RishabPant777 Sharma (@ImRo45) January 9, 2019Rohit and his wife, Ritika Sajdeh, recently became proud parents to a baby girl and probably need a babysitter more than anyone right now. They have named their daughter Samaira.Rohit had missed the fourth and final Test against Australia in Sydney after the birth of his daughter but was back on the plane on Monday.Rohit, along with MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav among others arrived in Sydney on Tuesday for the three-match ODI series which begins with the first ODI on January 12.But it wasn’t just Rohit who wants Pant as the babysitter. Tim Paine’s wife, Bonnie, also requested for Pant’s services once again as she posted a story on Instagram.”Trying to unpack with needy baby. Wonder if Rishabh Pant is free for a babysitting gig today,” Bonnie wrote on the post.advertisement Bonnie Paine has sought Rishabh Pant’s help once again (Bonnie Paine Instagram)Pant and Paine were involved in numerous banters during the Border-Gavaskar series and it was during the Boxing Day Test when the Australian Test captain offered the Delhi batsman a babysitting role at his place.As it turned out, staying true to their banter, Pant was spotted with Paine’s kids on the New Year’s Day in Sydney.Paine’s wife Bonnie took to Instagram to share a photo of Pant with her kids and captioned it: “Best babysitter”. Notably, members of the India and Australia cricket teams were hosted by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at his official residence in Sydney on Tuesday. Bonnie had called Pant the best babysitter after meeting the India wicketkeeper on New Year’s day (Bonnie Paine Instagram)Pant later reacted to the viral post saying that he had a lovely time meeting Tim Paine’s wife and kids.”Everyone’s family were really nice. We met most of the people during the function at the prime minister’s house. It was lovely meeting them. I don’t think I have to change myself for something like that. The only thing is they put the photo on Instagram and it went viral,” Pant said after his record-breaking knock of 159 not out in the Sydney Test.The 21-year-old had a groundbreaking series in Australia as he took a record 20 catches and amassed 350 runs to finish as the second highest run scorer behind Cheteshwar Pujara (521 runs).Pant won’t be featuring in the three-match one-day series against Australia and will return home where he will get to enjoy a short break before joining the India A squad for a five-match one-day series against England Lions starting January 23.Also Read | Fans love ‘babysitter’ Pant’s photo with Tim Paine’s kids: Best thing I have seen all yearAlso Read | The Pant and Paine show at MCG: When light-hearted banter turned offensiveAlso Read | Rishabh Pant now needs to learn how to finish games, says Ravi Shastrilast_img

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