Hardik Pandya and Gary Kirsten
Hardik Pandya and Gary Kirsten. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Gujarat Titans (GT) batting coach Gary Kirsten has praised skipper Hardik Pandya for his abilities and skill to know, understand and play the sport. By the way, Hardik was drafted by the brand new crew in the course of the pre-draft forward of the IPL 2022 mega public sale earlier this yr. He was later introduced because the captain of the aspect.

The 28-year-old all-rounder from Baroda returned to motion after an extended harm haul and was handed the accountability to steer the brand new crew. With this season of the IPL, Hardik additionally made a comeback as an all-rounder within the crew and has been doing exceptionally nicely with each bat and the ball. Kirsten opened up concerning the rejuvenated Hardik Pandya and revealed how he perceives the sport and his position as an all-rounder.

“We’ve had plenty of conversations, however, you recognize, the teaching conversations are largely not about me giving him instructions. It’s extra about me serving to him perceive what he needs to realize together with his batting. He has obtained some good readability in that house. He realised that he’s going to play a really totally different position on this crew as a batsman, in comparison with what he has performed in his earlier franchise,” Kirsten instructed the Indian Specific.

‘He’s class’ – Gary Kirsten on Hardik Pandya as an all-round participant

The previous India head coach additionally heaped praises on Pandya after spending a few month with him on the Gujarat Titans camp and talked about his ardour and dedication in the direction of the crew and the sport. By the way, that is the primary time Hardik Pandya is captaining any aspect within the IPL. He has performed remarkably nicely to date, profitable 4 out of the 5 video games.

“He has completely thrived in that new position. I imply, he’s class. He’s a improbable batter, he can play in lots of alternative ways. He’s not one dimensional in his ball putting. He can rotate the strike and he can get the ball to the boundary. These sorts of batters are very harmful. They’ll do various things on a area. I feel he’s performed with nice maturity and he has dealt with the stress conditions very well when he walked into bat with two down rapidly. So, I’ve been nothing however impressed with that journey,” Kirsten added.

Pandya needed to sit out towards Chennai Tremendous Kings attributable to an harm. Stand-in captain Rashid Khan led the aspect to their fifth win of IPL 2022. Nonetheless, Hardik is predicted to be again of their subsequent encounter towards the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) scheduled on April 23.

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