Hardik Pandya can become the captain of Team India in the series against Sri Lanka
Under Pandya’s captaincy, India won the T20I series 1-0 in New Zealand.
BCCI has not yet announced Team India against Sri Lanka
new Delhi. The Indian cricket team will host Sri Lanka (IND vs SL) in the new year. T20 of 3 matches and ODI series of the same number of matches will be played between the two teams. Star Sports, the official broadcaster of the Indian team’s home series, uploaded a promo video of the India vs Sri Lanka T20 series on social media on Sunday (December 25). The video has been shot on Hardik Pandya. Finally, Hardik Pandya is shown in the poster along with Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka. When Star Sports realized its mistake, it deleted the video from its official Twitter handle. However, by then the video had gone viral on social media.
Tagging Hardik Pandya, Star Sports wrote, ‘Hardik Pandya is ready to start the new year with a bang against the Asian T20I champions. Get ready for some action with this new Team India in Hardik ‘Raj’. Now the question arises that when the BCCI has not yet officially announced the appointment of Hardik Pandya as the captain, then how did the official broadcaster show Hardik Pandya as the captain in the video. On social media, the fans are telling fiercely. After this, Star Sports removed the video from Twitter but the video is still uploaded on Instagram.
Hardik Pandya recently led the Indian T20 team on the tour of New Zealand. Under the captaincy of Pandya, India won the series 1-0 against the Kiwi team. After this, it is being said that Hardik Pandya will be given the captaincy of the T20 team. People say that instead of Rohit Sharma, the captaincy of the T20 team should be given to Pandya. However, there is speculation that Rohit will no longer captain the T20 team. Hardik Pandya will take charge of the team in his place.
FIRST PUBLISHED : December 26, 2022, 06:00 IST