On Monday, Hardik Pandya will arrive in Bengaluru after assisting India in winning the series against Australia. The series between India and South Africa will begin on September 28 in Thiruvananthapuram without the all-rounder in the team, according to Rohit Sharma. Pandya, though, will be in Bengaluru for the National Cricket Academy. After the T20 series, the Indian player will go for Australia. He will join the team early the following month.
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For the first T20, the remainder of the Indian team will travel to Thiruvananthapuram. While Pandya is traveling in the direction of Bengaluru. Pandya even uploaded a photo of himself with the comment, “Next stop: Bangalore.”
It should be recognized that his visit to the NCA is not causing any big alarm. Since he seemed healthy throughout the India vs. Australia series, the player is not hurt. When the Indian World Cup squad for Australia and South Africa was named, the BCCI confirmed his plan to attend the NCA.
In a statement at the time, the BCCI said that “Hardik Pandya, Arshdeep Singh, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar would be reporting to the NCA for conditioning-related training during the home series against Australia and South Africa.”
Arshdeep was at the NCA despite being rested during India’s series against Australia. While Bhuvneshwar and Pandya will be in NCA for the next few days for conditioning, he is playing in the South Africa series.
It’s the ideal time for Pandya to relax well because of the T20 World. He must be rested for the ICC competition in Australia, and his time in NCA will also benefit his fitness level.