All-round Hardik Pandya peerless in Indian cricket team: Virender Sehwag

first_imgAll-round Hardik Pandya peerless in Indian cricket team: Virender SehwagHaving served a BCCI ban, Hardik Pandya pummelled 402 runs in 15 innings in the IPL at a staggering strike rate of 191.42, and a highest score of 91. He is expected to repeat the feat at the 2019 World Cupadvertisement Press Trust of India New DelhiMay 15, 2019UPDATED: May 15, 2019 14:42 IST Hardik is part of the 15-man Indian squad for the upcoming World Cup (IANS Photo)HIGHLIGHTSAccording to Virender Sehwag, Hardik Pandya has become irreplaceable in recent timesHardik has played a pivotal role in Mumbai Indians’ record fourth title triumph in the IPL recentlyHardik is part of the 15-man Indian squad for the upcoming World Cup and is expected to leave his mark in EnglandAll-rounder Hardik Pandya has talent unmatched by any other player in the Indian cricket team, says big-hitting former opener Virender Sehwag.According to Sehwag, Hardik is one that has become irreplaceable in recent times.Hardik has played a pivotal role in Mumbai Indians’ record fourth title triumph in the IPL recently, coming into the lucrative T20 league after enduring a tumultuous phase following his outrage-evoking remarks on women on a chat show.Having served the ensuing ban, the star all-rounder pummelled 402 runs in 15 innings in the IPL at a staggering strike rate of 191.42, and a highest score of 91.”There is no one even closer to Hardik Pandya’s talent with both bat and ball. If there was someone even closer to him, the three-dimensional players picked by BCCI, were even closer to him, Pandya would not have made it back into the team,” Sehwag told ‘Cricketnext’ website.Hardik is part of the 15-man Indian squad for the upcoming World Cup and is expected to leave his mark on the showpiece with his exploits.Along with India team-mate KL Rahul, Hardik was flown back from Australia after the duo made some controversial remarks on the chat show, ‘Koffee with Karan’ earlier this year.Also Read | Want to lift World Cup as well: Hardik Pandya after Mumbai Indians win 4th IPL titleAlso Read | Kuldeep’s flop show, Hardik’s sixes : How India’s World Cup-bound players fared in IPL 2019For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAjay Tiwari Tags :Follow ICC Cricket World Cup 2019Follow Hardik PandyaFollow Virender Sehwaglast_img read more

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