Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin have also made rapid strides while England's Joe Root and Jack Leach too have moved up after shining with the ball in Ahmedabad.
Team India bundled out on 145 on Day 2 of the third test match against England at the Narendra Modi Stadium.
Resuming their innings on the overnight score of 99/3, the England spinners Jack Leach and skipper Joe Root wreaked the bails out of the Indian middle-order for just 46 runs in the first session.
India levelled the four-match Test series 1-1 against England after an emphatic 317-run win in the second Test here at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Tuesday.
Pant was sent up the order after the fall of two wickets but he too failed to leave a mark. Foakes stumped Pant as Leach scalped his second for the day.
Both the batters did not relent in their approach and they were quick to capitalise on the loose balls being dished out by the England bowlers.
Some nerves and tense moments on field & in the crowd as Rohit looked eager to get to his 100. The batsman got there eventually not before providing some heart-racing moments.
Moeen Ali bowled a stunning delivery and it turned to rattle the stumps of Virat Kohli (0) in the first session on day one of the ongoing second Test.
India made three changes to their playing XI. Skipper Virat Kohli handed a debut Test cap to all-rounder Axar Patel. He missed out on the series opener as he complained of pain in his left knee.
After having bowled out England for 578, India would have hoped to get off to a good start, but this was not to be the case as Archer dismissed Rohit (6) in the fourth over of the innings.