Hardik is an all-around player. He bats right-handed and bowls fast-medium right-arm. Pandya is well-known for his attacking batting style and outstanding fielding abilities. Pandya enjoys putting the pressure on the bowler. On and off the stage, Pandya is recognised for his swagger.
Hardik’s number on the field is 228. It applies to his U-16 domestic cricket score against Vadodara. Injuries also had a negative impact on Hardik’s future. Overexertion, according to scholars, is the cause.
In a T20I match, he became the first Indian to take four wickets and score more than 30 runs in the same game.
On his ODI debut, the fourth Indian has been declared Player of the Match.
India has scored the most runs in a single over of a Test innings (26 runs).
Just before break, the first Indian batsman to score a Test century.
Awards and citations
Cricinfo’s ODI XI of the Year for 2017
Career In In Domestic
In 2013, Pandya made his first-class debut for Baroda. Hardik played a key role in Baroda’s victory in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in 2013–14. Hardik played an undefeated 86 in the 2016 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy final, leading Baroda to a six-wicket victory over Vidarbha cricket.
Career In IPL
Hardik started his IPL career with Mumbai Indians in 2015. His contributions to the MI franchise secured him a place in the Indian national team. Hardik Pandya has had one of the most promising IPL careers to date. He’s known for hitting critical runs in tight situations.
It was the last over of Mumbai Indians’ batting first innings against RPS in 2017, and Hardik Pandya smashed 30 runs in that over against bowler Ashok Dinda, setting a new record, while Mumbai went on to lose the match.
Hardik Pandya was retained by the Mumbai Indians franchise for a staggering Rs. 11 crores in the 2018 IPL auction.
Career In Internationals
Hardik Pandya made his Twenty20 International debut for India against Australia in Adelaide on January 27, 2016. Pandya got off to a bad start in the match, bowling five wides in his first international over and conceding 19 runs. However, he came back with a vengeance, taking two wickets for just 18 runs in his final three overs.
In 2016, he was a member of India’s T20 World Cup team, bowling the final over against Bangladesh and defending two runs from the final three balls.
Pandya made his One Day International (ODI) debut against New Zealand in Dharamsala on October 16, 2016. On his debut, Hardik was named Man of the Match. After Sandeep Patil, Mohit Sharma, and K. L. Rahul, he became the fourth Indian to be declared player of the match on his ODI debut. The entire cricketing world praised Hardik’s success in the 2017 Champions Trophy. Hardik was named to Cricinfo’s ODI XI of the Year 2017 after his 2017 results.
Hardik Pandya was also a member of the 2019 World Cup team, which advanced to the tournament’s semi-finals.
Pandya was selected as a batsman for England’s tour of India in late 2016 for his first Test call-up. He was unable to participate, however, due to an injury sustained during training in the nets at the PCA Stadium. After being named in the Indian cricket squad for the Sri Lanka tour in July 2017, he was given a second chance.
On the 26th of July, he made his Test debut in Galle. In the same match, he scored his first Test century and became the first Indian batsman to score a Test century before lunch. He also holds the record for the most runs scored in a single over of a Test innings (26 runs) for India.
Hardik Pandya was born in Surat, Gujarat, to Himanshu and Malini Pandya on October 11, 1993. Hardik had many challenges as a child, especially in terms of finances. Krunal Pandya, Hardik’s older brother, also represents India on the international stage. In the IPL, the two brothers both play for the Mumbai Indians. When the two brothers appear in the same match, the commentators refer to them as the ‘Pandya Brothers.’
On January 1, 2020, Hardik Pandya proposed to Natasa Stankovic on a private cruise. On June 30, 2020, their son was born. During the COVID-19 lockout, the couple did not have a large wedding reception, but they did share a photo of a private family event. The photos shared on May 31 showed a family gathering, although this would not rule out the possibility that it was their wedding. As a result, the wedding date of the pair is uncertain.