If you’re belonging to the country India, then you must have heard the name of the greatest Indian player, Hardik Pandya. According to the information, he is considered to be one of the finest and best cricketer in the Indian cricket team. Hardik Pandya is also known as Hardik Himanshu Pandya. He was born on 11 October 1993. Hardik Pandya is considered to be an Indian international cricketer who plays for the India national cricket team at the international level and the Baroda cricket team domestically.
At the present time, he is doing the captaincy responsibility of the newly debuted franchise Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League. Similarly, Hardik Pandya is an all-rounder who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm fast-medium. He is also having an elder brother named Krunal Pandya, who is also an international cricketer. But according to the current information, some people assume that in future Hardik Pandya is going to be noticed as one of the finest captain of Indian cricket team.
We know you are quite surprise and also excited after hearing it in this article. We are going to talk about something related to Hardik Pandya’s future captaincy regarding Indian cricket team. In this article, we will share some relevant information regarding his captaincy. So try to read on till the end to gather some relevant information regarding this Indian cricketer.
According to the gathered information, it has been to identify that Indian cricket team’s next captain after Rohit Sharma might have been replaced by Hardik Pandya. As because he has gained a victory in their maiden appearance in the cash-rich tournament in the all-rounder guided Gujarat Titans to the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL). Basically, Pandey is not considered as a skipper at the same time he is usually counted as a successful player in both bat and ball. On Sunday, he took 3/24 in his four overs, by diminishing Orange cap winner Jos Buttler, captain Sanju Samson and the dangerous Shimron Hetmyer in the last match which was held against Rajasthan Royals.
As of information, he has scored 34-run knock as Gujarat has chased down only at 131 runs, which was targeted with a maximum of 11 balls to spare, winning by only seven wickets. Hardik Pandya finished his tournament by gaining its fourth highest run getter, scoring 487 runs in only 15 games, which can be calculated at an average of 44.27 and a strike rate of 131.26. He has also gained overall eight wickets.
In a press conference interview, former India cricketer and manager Lalchand Rajput said, “He is going to get the name of next MS Dhoni. Hardik Pandya is the next ‘Captain Cool’. Yes, there are vast differences available in between both the personalities of MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya. Dhoni was quite calm minded, collected and obviously an introvert, whereas on the other hand, Hardik is cool minded, expressive and an extrovert. But similarly like Dhoni, Hardik is also considered as an example. He is a great match winner and obviously considered as a devastating performer like Dhoni.”
He also added, “according to me he should be in BCCI selectors’ scheme of things as a future captain of team India. He actually has all the awareness to become the successor of Rohit Sharma. Hardik Pandya has an exemplary man-management skills, and he is a kind of captain who actually backs his players like Sourav Ganguly and MS Dhoni used to do. He doesn’t even get tensed nor too excited like KL Rahul. Similarly, Hardik is not a chatterbox or talkative captain like Rishabh Pant. Pandya is not an unapproachable captain, he is an energetic captain.”
Similar thing was said up by, the former India wicket-keeper and selector Saba Karim in Hardik Pandya’s captaincy, he said, “ absolutely he has attitude like Dhoni and an energetic guy who leads by like Dhoni and a cricketing mind like Ganguly. But at the end we are glad to see that he is trying to make his own identity. Hardik is a skillful player with a genuine fast bowling all-rounder ability which is quite rare to be identified in Indian cricket team.”
He added, “Hardik is a captaincy material. No doubt what exactly he has shown by capability can be measured. There are a lot of people who has rejected him as a captain, but undoubtedly he was one of the best captain of in IPL 2022. Hardik field placements and bowling changes were actually up to the mark, the comment which used to pass upon the players and is ability to find out the best version among them are quite praise worthy. Hardik Pandya deserves to be in the scheme of things for being the next Indian captain.”
The exact thing was actually identified and revealed by both the Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar and Former India captain and opener Sunil Gavaskar. Both of them have a strong belief that Hardik Pandya is going to be the best captain in the Indian Cricket team, who will actually help the team achieve much more success in future and will also help the other players to develop their skills. Till this we have learnt that might be to set next Indian captaincy might be provided to the Indian cricket player Hardik Pandya but we don’t have a solid information regarding for the best and wait for the final news update.