New Delhi. all rounder Hardik Pandya Under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya, Gujarat Titans won the IPL title in their debut season. Captain Hardik played an important role in making Gujarat the champion, who led the team from the front. Along with batting, Pandya also bowled and took wickets at crucial times to give success to the team. Hardik has returned to the Indian T20 team only on the basis of his excellent performance in the 15th season of IPL. former captain of team india Mohammad Azharuddin There is still doubt on Hardik’s bowling to (Mohammad Azharuddin). Azhar has raised questions whether Hardik will be able to bowl continuously for Team India in the same way?
Azhar, 59, told Khaleej Times, ‘He has potential. He has done well before for the Indian team. But due to injury, he has been out of the team. Now he has made a comeback. He is also completing four overs of his quota. But will he be able to bowl in the same way in future as well? Actually we don’t know. But of course we would like him to continue bowling as he is an all-rounder.
Hardik recovers from injury IPL return to
Hardik Pandya returned to cricket through IPL after recovering from injury. There was doubt about his bowling whether he would be able to bowl in the IPL or not. Hardik was not able to bowl in the T20 World Cup last year. He could not show anything special in batting too. In the beginning of the 15th season of IPL, Hardik bowled at a speed of 140 kmph. However, during this time he also kept some distance from bowling. After which the market of speculation became hot again.
Hardik Pandya also took 3 wickets in IPL final
In the IPL final against Rajasthan Royals, Hardik took 3 wickets in the bowling while also playing a short but useful innings in the batting. After this the doubts about his fitness were dispelled. Azhar said, ‘He completely changed the game in the final of the IPL. He took three wickets in four overs and then played a quick 34-run knock. He is a fine talent. They need continuity.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 03, 2022, 12:08 IST