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Hardik Pandya
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Hardik Pandya

India|Allrounder
Hardik Pandya

INTL CAREER: 2016 - 2021

Full Name

Hardik Himanshu Pandya

Born

October 11, 1993, Choryasi, Gujarat

Age

28y 52d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium fast

Playing Role

Allrounder

relations

(brother)

TEAMS

Hardik Pandya swears by living life king size and that exuberance finds expression in his powerful hitting in the middle order and brisk seam bowling. He first caught the eye with an unbeaten 31-ball 61 for Mumbai Indians against Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2015, but displayed greater consistency in the Syed Mushtaq Ali domestic T20 tournament in January 2016. He finished as the leading run-getter, for Baroda, with 377 runs in 10 innings at an average of 53.85.

Pandya also took 10 wickets and was instrumental in Baroda making the final. He was subsequently called up for India's limited-overs tour to Australia, where he made his international debut, before impressing with the ball on the seamer-friendly pitches in Bangladesh at the Asia Cup. Pandya appeared to be the answer to India's search for a seam-bowling allrounder, and with his sprightly fielding complementing his main skill-sets, he sealed his spot in India's 2016 World T20 squad.

While Pandya batted only twice in the tournament, he had a lot more to do with the ball. He bowled the last over against Bangladesh and defended two runs off three balls to help India to a one-run win. A little more than a week after his heroics, Pandya endured the disappointment of bowling a no ball to reprieve Lendl Simmons, whose unbeaten innings helped West Indies clinch the semi-final.
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Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test1118153210831.2972073.8814681270
ODI63467128692*32.971100116.90079354240
T20I5436955342*20.48378146.29003432340
FC29461135110830.02238256.7111016724140
List A846412162092*31.151492108.570911363330
T201751474527979127.421973141.7608184165970
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test1119937528175/286/5031.053.3855.1010
ODI635825302364573/313/3141.475.6044.3000
T20I54478391151424/384/3827.408.2319.9100
FC293926941486485/288/9130.953.3056.1030
List A847232802967733/263/2640.645.4244.9000
T20175135224830601104/384/3827.818.1620.4100
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Photos


Hardik Pandya in a contemplative mood?
Mohammad Shahzad and Hardik Pandya collide while the batter takes a run
Hardik Pandya plays a flat-batted shot
Hardik Pandya could not quite get going against Pakistan
Natasa Stankovic, Hardik Pandya's wife, at the match
Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya and Hardik Pandya - MI's middle-order power