Adelaide: young Rishabh Pant on Saturday took six catches all through Australia's first innings to equal predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni's report of maximum catches through an Indian wicketkeeper in a take a look at innings.

The 21-year-antique Pant had a hand in disregarding Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb and Tim Paine on the second one day before pouching directly to edges off Mitchell Starc, Travis Head and Josh Hazlewood's willow on Saturday.

He equalled the file after taking Hazlewood's catch off Mohammed Shami's ball within the first innings right here.

In 2009, Dhoni had completed his file feat at some point of the Wellington test against New Zealand. Pant, who is playing his sixth test, was decided on inside the Indian crew following the injury of Wriddhiman Saha and retirement of Dhoni in 2014.

He has thus far scored 346 runs with a median of 43.25 with the highest rating of 114 against England.