Indian Team after Mahendra Singh was almost on the verge of Ending his career were looking for someone to replace him in his position. Hardik Pandya was the one who stepped up, He has been in his starting days, The way he bats he was a perfect fit, Mumbai first bought him in auction for 10 lakhs. He proved his worth then he was called up for National duties. He is a perfect three-Dimensional player. A gun in the field and more than good with bat and ball, But due to injuries, he was away from the game for a very long time.
Hardik Pandya Might Skip Ranji Trophy, Due to National Duties
Indian Players who play at the international level also play in first-class cricket and Ranji Trophies. Ranjhi has been the backbone of cricket. All the youngsters who come up and register themselves for IPL, do it on a Ranji basis. Indian team has many youngsters who come from Ranjhi Trophy. Hardik Pandya led the Baroda Squad in the Ranjhi Trophy.
Hardik will miss the upcoming season because he will be preparing for the return on the national side. Kedar Devdhar was named skipper of the Baroda team on Monday. Vishnu Solanki was named Devdhar’s deputy as the Baroda Cricket Association announced a 20-member squad ahead of the first phase of the tournament. Hardik has not played since the world cup due to his Injuries. He is not fully fit to be on the side. We will see him in the action in IPL 2022. He will be leading the Ahmedabad side and he is preparing hard for his return. He has not been bowling due to Multiple Injuries. In the IPL He will play as an allrounder we might see him back in bowling.
Baroda Squad: Kedar Dhevdhar, Vishnu Solanki, Pratyush Kumar, Shivalik Sharma, Krunal Pandya, Abhimanyusingh Rajput, Dhruv Patel, Mitesh Patel, Lukman Meriwala, Babasafikhan Pathan (wk), Atit Sheth, Bhargav Bhatt, Parth Kohli, Shashwat Rawat, Soyeb Sopariya, Kartik Kakade, Gurjindersingh Mann, Jyotsnil Singh, Ninad Rathwa, Akshay More.