Hardik Pandya the killer finisher

2 min readOct 26, 2022


The best All-rounder in the current world

All-rounder Hardik Himanshu Pandya, who was born on October 11, 1993, competes for India in ODI and T20 International cricket matches. One of the top all-around players in the world, and he is widely regarded. In the absence of experienced players, Pandya also served as India’s captain for three games.

Hardik Pandya
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Bowling Style

Pandya bowls right-arm fast-medium and bats right-handed. He has represented India in all three formats. He also participates in domestic cricket for the Baroda cricket team and captains the Gujarat Titans, a brand-new IPL team, helping them win their first IPL championship in 2022. Cricket player Krunal Pandya is his older sibling.

First Lime Light

Hardik Pandya insists on living life to the fullest, and this zeal is evident in both his quick-seam bowling and middle-order power hitting. In IPL 2015, he first gained attention with an unbeaten 31-ball 61 for Mumbai Indians against Kolkata Knight Riders, but in the Syed Mushtaq Ali domestic T20 league in January 2016, he showed more consistency. With 377 runs in 10 innings and an average of 53.85, he concluded as Baroda’s top scorer.

Domestic Success

Since 2013, Pandya has competed for the Baroda cricket team. He was a key contributor to Baroda’s 2013–14 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy victory. He scored 86 runs not out during his innings in January 2016 to lead the Baroda cricket team to a six-wicket victory over the Vidarbha cricket team in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match. He hit eight sixes during that period.

IPL Career

From 2015 to 2021, Pandya participated in the IPL with the Mumbai Indians. The Mumbai Indians released Pandya prior to the IPL 2022 mega auction. He was later chosen as the team’s captain by the Gujarat Titans, a new Ahmedabad franchise. [12][13] In 2022, he captained Gujarat to their first IPL championship, making him the first captain since Shane Warne to do so.

Pandya in T20 World Cup Australia

Hardik Pandya is a key player in the Indian squad and he can easily change the match’s fate with his powerful strikes or mesmerizing bowling. Pandya is also a good pick for fantasy leagues as they can contribute with both bat and ball. Let’s hope that Hardik performs well in the World Cup and helps India lift the T20 World Cup.




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