Former Indian batting coach Sanjay Bangar mentioned Hardik Pandya has tailored as a flexible participant and may bat at any given place within the batting order whatever the recreation’s scenario.
Hardik tasted main success with Gujarat Titans as their captain and led them to title triumph within the first season itself. The Indian all-rounder scored 487 runs with the bat, the fourth-highest run-getter within the match, and returned eight wickets with the ball. Hardik slotted himself at No.4 within the Titans’ batting order all through the IPL 2022.
On the worldwide stage, Hardik is commonly shuffled between middle-order and decrease middle-order (No.5 -No.7). Evidently Hardik’s finest efficiency for India has been at No.5 with 211 runs in 11 innings at a strike charge of 185.09, his strike charge at No. 6 and No.7 reads – 127.61 and 110.28 respectively. These stats in themselves point out that Hardik enjoys batting at larger order.
Hardik Pandya scored 31 in 12 deliveries vs South Africa in 1st T20I
Within the first T20I match in opposition to South Africa, Hardik slammed 31 off 12 balls, together with two fours and three sixes, to propel India’s rating to 211/4. The all-rounder was slotted to bat at No.5 with stand-in skipper Rishabh Pant coming at No.5.
Hardik Pandya is an especially versatile participant: Sanjay Bangar
Bangar feels Hardik can bat at any place as his recreation has been sorted out and adapt to any sort of scenario within the recreation.
“He’s an especially versatile participant who has labored very nicely on his recreation’s basis. You’ll be able to play him at No. 4 additionally and at No. 6 as nicely,” Bangar advised Star Sports activities.
“Every time I used to speak to Hardik, he used to at all times say that he needs to have a very good basis, he at all times paid a whole lot of consideration to that. That may be a transformation. When your recreation is sorted out, you possibly can mould your recreation in line with each scenario,” he added.
India will play South Africa within the second T20I match on Sunday (June 12) on the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack.
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