“Almost Like India Play With 12 Players”: Former Pakistan Coach On Hardik Pandya’s Impact

Latest-News
"Almost Like India Play With 12 Players": Former Pakistan Coach On Hardik Pandya's Impact

Hardik Pandya starred with each bat and ball towards Pakistan© AFP

Hardik Pandya’a all-round efficiency helped Workforce India clinch their opening sport of the Asia Cup towards arch-rivals Pakistan on Sunday. From scalping three wickets to smashing 33 runs off 17 balls, Hardik was simply unstoppable as his profitable six took Workforce India throughout the road within the nail-biting thriller. The all-rounder has been receiving praises from all-over the world for his blistering efficiency and now former Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur additionally got here ahead to hail Hardik and stated that he’s “blossoming into a really wonderful cricketer”.

“He is a superb participant. It’s virtually like India play with 12 gamers. It takes me again after I was with South Africa and we had Jacques Kallis. You’ve got a man that may genuinely be one among your 4 seamers and might bat in Prime 5. It’s virtually like taking part in with an additional participant. I’ve seen Hardik mature and mature,” Mickey Arthur stated on ESPNcricinfo’s T20 Timeout.

“Management across the final IPL was excellent, he managed his staff rather well. He performed the stress conditions rather well for his staff. I believe he’s blossoming into a really wonderful cricketer,” he added.

Speaking in regards to the match, Hardik returned figures of three for 25 in 4 overs alongside Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s 4 for 26 to assist India bowl out Pakistan for 147. The all-rounder then scored 33 not out off 17 balls to information India residence.

After the victory towards the arch-rivals, Hardik had spoken on the challenges offered by the Babar Azam-led Pakistan within the sport.

“Initially, very completely satisfied to get this win as a result of it was essential for us. Our nerves had been checked, as a staff we had been form of challenged as effectively however cherished the best way he (Jadeja) got here out and performed as effectively. Jaddu and I’ve been taking part in collectively for 7-8 years,” Hardik stated in a video posted on BCCI’s official web site.

“The Indian staff is understood for Prime 3, very grateful that we’re additionally getting the alternatives now and we’re capable of do the job. Our course of is to play the World Cup and get the utmost alternatives. So going forward, if the same scenario presents itself, we’ll bear in mind this sport.”

Tagged