Hardik Pandya

Former Pakistan participant Shoaib Akhtar mentioned Hardik Pandya is rising as a possible candidate to succeed Rohit Sharma within the line as an Indian skipper.

Hardik has taken Gujarat Titans to the ultimate of IPL 2022 of their maiden season and wishes to comb one match en path to clinching the title.

Gujarat Titans cemented their spot within the IPL 2022 remaining with the seven-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in Qualifier 1. David Miller blasted along with his fireworks within the remaining over to take RR previous the ending line.

Hardik Pandya. Photo- IPL
Hardik Pandya. Picture- IPL

Miller smashed Prasidh Krishna for 3 successive sixes as Gujarat Titans wanted 16 runs within the remaining six deliveries. Miller was concerned in an unseparated 106-run stand with Hardik, who hit 40 in 27 balls.

Hardik Pandya has proved his level as a pacesetter: Shoaib Akhtar

Hardik has earned plaudits for management expertise because the Baroda-born cricketer is main any crew for the primary time on the aggressive degree.

Akhtar is of the opinion that Hardik is pushing his case for India’s subsequent captain after Rohit Sharma.

It’s the truth that Hardik Pandya is leaving a mark. He’s knocking on the door of Indian captaincy. One isn’t certain how lengthy Rohit Sharma will proceed as captain,” Akhtar instructed Sportskeeda.

Rohit Sharma Shoaib Akhtar
Rohit Sharma and Shoaib Akhtar. Picture: Twitter

It’s by no means simple to captain the Indian cricket crew. Hardik has proved his level (as a pacesetter) however he nonetheless must deal with his health and bowling. When he was match as an all-rounder, he was an automated selection within the Indian crew. As a pure batter, although, there is no such thing as a emptiness within the Indian crew,” he added.

Rashid Khan has complemented Hardik Pandya very effectively: Shoaib Akhtar

Gujarat Titans vice-captain Rashid Khan has performed some vital cameos within the lower-middle order with the bat and scalped 18 wickets at a mean of twenty-two.39 and financial system price of 6.74.

Rashid additionally led Gujarat Titans within the first leg in opposition to CSK, the place Hardik was absent. He slammed Chris Jordan 23 runs in 5 balls to inch the Titans towards the ending line.

Akhtar appreciated Rashid’s all-round efforts and referred to as him an asset for Gujarat Titans.

Hardik Pandya and Rashid Khan
Hardik Pandya and Rashid-Khan (Picture Credit: Twitter)

Rashid Khan has complemented Hardik very effectively. He has completed the job with each bat and ball. He is a superb character and an asset for the crew,” Akhtar mentioned.

Gujarat Titans will face Rajasthan Royals within the IPL 2022 remaining on Sunday (Could 29) on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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