Hardik Pandya is an Indian all-rounder. He has the role of a finisher in the Indian team and of a pace bowler. Due to his performance and style, he is often known as the West Indian of Gujarat. Hardik is from Baroda, Gujarat, and started his career there. He was born on 11th October 1993 in Choryasi.
|Hardik Himanshu Pandya
|Indian International Cricketer
|Date of Birth
|11 October 1993
|31st May 2020
Hardik Pandya played for Baroda, Gujarat in his domestic career. He was later featured in the Indian Premier League playing for Mumbai Indians in 2015. He rose to fame after playing for the franchise in its glory days. His and Kieron Pollard combination became very popular. In 2016 Pandya debuted for India in T20I format on 26th January. He played his first ODI on the 16th of October.
Hardik Pandya: Career
Hardik Pandya is an aggressive-style batsman and is widely recognized for that. He was 23 years old when he debuted for the T20I against Australia. He played his first ever World Cup in 2019 at 26 years of age. He was the first Indian to take four wickets and score more than 30 runs in the same T20I game.
Pandya is the fourth Indian to be named player of the match on his ODI debut. He also holds the record for most runs in an over of a Test match with 26 runs. Hardik became the first Indian to score a test century before the lunch break. The all-rounder played for Baroda in 2013 and made an unbeaten 86 runs to win against Vidarbha Cricket in the finals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
Hardik Pandya: Personal Life/ Family
Hardik Pandya was born to Himanshu Pandya and Malini Pandya. Hardik Pandya’s elder brother Krunal Pandya also plays cricket for India. Both the brothers were part of IPL and International cricket.
Hardik Pandya is married to Natasa Stankovic. The couple got engaged on 1st Jan in 2020, and their baby boy was born on 30th June 2020. They didn’t have any massive wedding ceremonies and shared pictures of private functions with friends and family only. Hardik Pandya’s official wedding date is still yet to be disclosed.
Hardik Pandya: Stats
Hardik Pandya has played 11 international test matches, 62 ODIs, and 49 T20Is. His highest runs scored is in ODI with 1,386 runs. Pandya’s average runs in 31.29 in Test, 33.34 in ODI, and 23.16 in T20I.
In bowling, he has 63 wickets in ODI and 50 wickets in the T20I format. His economy is 3.38 in Tests, 5.55 in ODI, and 8.28 in T20I. He made a high score of 52 runs in England.
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