Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

After his heroics in India’s first match of the Asia Cup, star all-rounder Hardik Pandya is now the discuss of the city. The 28-year-old first picked three wickets of Mohammad Rizwan, Iftikhar Ahmed and Khusdil Shah and later remained not out after scoring 33 from 17 deliveries. Along with his contribution, India registered a five-wicket victory over Pakistan within the remaining over of the match.

On Sunday, the previous India head coach Ravi Shastri joined hundreds of thousands of others on Twitter to understand the ‘Kung Fu Pandya’ for his great efficiency. He referred to as Pandya the most effective T20 all rounder within the enterprise and appreciated him for taking India over the road.

“Wanted the most effective T20 all-rounder within the enterprise to energy India throughout the end line,” tweeted the 1983-World Cup winner. 

Pandya’s profitable six off Mohammad Nawaz remains to be being circulated everywhere in the social media. Pandya, however, spoke how he learnt rather a lot from MS Dhoni to be able to end crunch video games. With the essential stage coming quickly, followers anticipate Pandya to ship extra such match-defining knocks.

Ravi Shastri places his cash on Hardik Pandya

This isn’t the primary time when Ravi Shastri lauded Hardik Pandya for his efficiency. The 60-year-old lately praised Hardik and stated his absence creates an enormous distinction and the steadiness of the squad goes away. Addressing a press convention hosted by Star Sports activities, the previous cricketer defined how his absence creates a distinction within the crew.

“He (Pandya) is without doubt one of the most essential cogs within the wheel so far as India is anxious. You’re taking him out of the squad and the steadiness goes away. That’s how essential he’s. You don’t know whether or not to play an additional batsman or an additional bowler,” stated the previous India coach simply earlier than the Asia Cup.

He additionally highlighted how India missed his bowling within the final T20 World Cup. Ravi Shastri believes that there’s nobody near him on the subject of the all-round affect.

“We missed him actually badly final 12 months within the (T20) World Cup when he couldn’t bowl. It makes a large distinction. There isn’t any one near him on the subject of the standard that he possesses at that quantity. I feel he’s an especially essential participant and must be watched very carefully. With the variety of matches arising, he’s the final individual you need to play in all these matches,” stated Shastri.



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