I received’t be stunned if Hardik Pandya is the following Indian captain: Waqar Younis

Hardik Pandya. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

The T20 World Cup 2022 encounter between arch-rivals India and Pakistan on the MCG on Sunday night was most likely one of the vital thrilling contests that one would have skilled in current instances. The sport witnessed each facet of cricket within the last over, be it catches, stumping, a giant six, working single, double, or three runs, byes, no-ball, free-hit, broad, and whatnot. The ultimate over had all of the drama.

And all the strain, all of the drama was put to relaxation after the ultimate supply of the sport, when India required one run to win off it. India profitable the sport was a reduction to tens of 1000’s of individuals throughout the nation, however the credit score have to be given to those that deserve it- the heroes of the game- Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya.

The duo stitched up a 113-run fifth wicket stand, which was one of many essential causes behind India’s victory. Kohli, being a legend of the fashionable period, did what he’s greatest at. However Pandya, ever since he returned to worldwide cricket earlier this yr, has proven nice transformation in his recreation, and likewise his mindset, which has earned him praises from quite a few cricketing legends.

In a dialogue on A Sports activities, former Pakistan cricketers Waqar Younus, Wasim Akram, and Misbah Ul Haq opined on how the star all-rounder might ultimately turn into India’s captain.

“Hardik Pandya ko agar aap dekhe, pehli dafa usne shayad captaincy ki hai, IPL foremost, and the way in which he led the group. Unhone IPL jeeti hai. Usse andaza hota hai ki how he dealt with the stress. Particularly uska bhi jo function hai group foremost as a finisher. And finisher aap group foremost tabhi ho sakte hai jab aap mentally sturdy ho and ek self-belief ho. And woh learn kar rahe the ki kis tarike se le ke jaa sakte hai,” Haq mentioned on A Sports activities. (Should you have a look at Hardik Pandya, he undertook captaincy for the primary time on the IPL 2022. Have a look at the way in which he led the group. He received the IPL, that provides you an concept of how he dealt with the stress. Particularly his function as a finisher. You possibly can painting the function within the group provided that you’re sturdy mentally and you’ve got a self-belief, which Pandya displayed clearly and confirmed how one must learn the sport).

Hardik Pandya is a power within the group: Wasim Akram

Whereas Haq was talking, Waqar Younis reduce him within the center and went on to say:

“I received’t be stunned if he’s the following Indian captain.”

It was then Akram who joined the bandwagon after Younis’ feedback as he added:

“Pehle woh IPL foremost captain bana, waha jeeta. Abhi woh group foremost ek foremost power hai, woh captain ko recommendation deta hai, ek calm affect hai, and he’s studying. Ekdum se agar deep finish foremost daal do toh usko samjh hello nehi ayegi.” (First, he grew to become the IPL captain and received it there. Now he’s a power within the group, who provides recommendation to the captain, who’s a relaxed affect, and he’s additionally studying. Should you put him within the deep finish out of the blue then he received’t perceive something).