Worn India opener and Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir billed Hardik Pandya as a ‘one-layout’ player and a licensed responsibility for the Indian aspect.
Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya (upright) reacts after the IPL 2021 match in opposition to Rajasthan Royals. (Portray: BCCI/IPL)
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Gautam Gambhir, talking to ESPNcricinfo, outlined the problem with the project. “The splendid upset on this batting lineup is Hardik Pandya. He hasn’t played any cricket, he is valid a one-layout player for me now. He handiest plays white-ball cricket and hasn’t delivered this year and he’s bought into the T20 World Cup aspect when he hasn’t bowled either. In command that’s a gargantuan shock,” Gambhir talked about.
“Selectors will possibly want to respond to this whether or not he’s surely going to bowl four overs in the World Cup and if he decides to discontinue that, does he procure those overs below him? If he decides to bowl in the World Cup he has to launch bowling to any extent extra, Whether or not it’s one or two overs per sport so as that he can… raise at some level of the World Cup the place India can be having a peek to bewitch,” the faded Delhi opener added.
On Tuesday (October 5), Hardik did not bowl and batted valid a handful of deliveries in opposition to Rajasthan Royals as Mumbai Indians won the match by eight wickets to defend their IPL 2021 playoff hopes alive. They’re going to play Sunrisers Hyderabad of their final community match and this would possibly be a must-bewitch sport for them. The match is scheduled to desire location on October 8 (Friday).