Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya. (Picture Supply: Getty Pictures)

Former India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar believes that it will not be a great name to let all-rounder Hardik Pandya bowl 10 full overs within the ODIs. Pandya, who made his worldwide comeback and is in high-quality contact with each the bat and the ball, has been included within the squad for the upcoming three-match ODI sequence in opposition to England.

India has a great lineup of bowlers, and Pandya can be an addition to the mix in order that the staff has a sixth bowler in place, which is able to in all probability be the state of affairs if he makes it to the taking part in mixture. However given Pandya’s kind within the recreation since his IPL stint, it seems like Pandya can fulfill the duties, however Manjrekar has a unique opinion.

“There I’m nervous. I’m not positive it’s an excellent name however I don’t assume he’s making the journey to West Indies, if I bear in mind, for the one-dayers. 50-overs cricket for an all-rounder is hard, it actually takes lots out of you,” he stated whereas talking to Sports18.

It’s bodily very draining: Sanjay Manjrekar

Manjrekar believes that it’s troublesome for the all-rounder to bowl the 10-overs fully as a result of additionally they have a job to do with the bat. It turns into much more troublesome within the 50-over format if the participant is put to bat first, as a result of if he does good, then it turns into a tedious job for him to bowl 10 overs within the subsequent innings or vice versa.

“You’re bowling 10 overs in nearly three-and-a-half hours which is lots, plus if you’re batting in direction of the top and keep not out whereas batting first after which are available and bowl these 10 overs, it’s bodily very draining,” he added.

The cricketing pundit feels that Pandya must be used as a batting all-rounder as a result of his kind with the bat has been large and acknowledged that he could make a cameo with the ball within the center and bowl a few overs.

“So I’m slightly nervous if Hardik Pandya performs 50-overs cricket and is anticipated to bowl 10 overs, or perhaps he’s not anticipated to bowl 10. His batting has been so good that he might be your batting all-rounder who will chip in with perhaps 5 overs on a great day,” he acknowledged.