5 Reasons Why Hardik Pandya Is The Only Cricketer You Need To Know Right Now

Anushka Kukreja | June 19, 2017 14:20 IST

Batsman Hardik Pandya is the new sensation in the world of cricket! He has emerged as one of the most promising talents for Team India since his debut. His fearlessness as a player, confidence, attitude and jolly nature is what reserves a place for him in our hearts! So as a shout out to this young star we revisit some glorious records set by him. We are sure there are many more to come!

1) Man Of The Match At First ODI
Mr. Funny Bones as he is known fondly became the man of the match in his very first ODI. After taking 3 wickets against New Zealand he helped India win by 6 wickets in his debut match.

2) Top Scorer In 2016 Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Tournament With 377 Runs
This 23 years old young all-rounder scored 377 runs in 10 innings for Vadodra with an average of 53.85. He also hit 28 fours and 19 sixes with a best of 86 not out against Vidarbha in Mumbai. He eventually became the leading run-getter in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament. Kudos young man!


3) 3 Consecutive Sixes In Champions Trophy
​Hardik Pandya once again stunned everyone with his performance in Champions Trophy with 3 consecutive sixes against Pakistan. He proved to be a prized possession for Team India and garnered appreciation from all over the country and world.



4) 21 Runs Of 8 Balls And Grabbed 3 Wickets In IPL
In 2015, Hardik played a glorious inning for the Mumbai Indians team and has never looked back ever since! He didn't just surprise us with his grip on the bat, but was excellent with the ball too. He scored 21 runs in just 8 balls and grabbed 3 wickets and won the much deserved title of the Man Of The Match.


5. Fastest Ever Half -Century In ICC Champions trophy Final
Even in the toughest of situations Hardik Pandya hit the fastest ever half- century in the final of ICC Champions Trophy against Pakistan. Under immense pressure, he came to bat at 5 down and scored 76 runs from 43 balls. Be it for a little while, but he raised the hopes of billions of fans and is now counted as a reliable support system in the team.

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