Fans are excited as IPL 2022 (season 15) is set to begin from 26th March, Friday. The inclusion of two new teams Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants will make this year’s IPL more exciting and competitive.
Ahead of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction, Mumbai Indians had released one of their biggest names in the form of Hardik Pandya. The all-rounder was not retained by the franchise. And was bought by Gujarat Titans who went on to announce him their captain as well.
Former Punjab Kings captain is set to lead Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Former Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya will lead Gujarat Titans (GT) in this season.
Gujarat Titans had organized an event on 13th March, Sunday for their jersey launch, Gujarat Titans think tank Hardik Pandya, Ashish Nehra, and their owner were present at the event.
In the event, many topics were discussed around Gujarat Titans mantra, goals, and questions about players.
The main theme of the event was the Gujarat Titans jersey launch for their debut season and their captain Hardik Pandya’s interaction with the press and media.
The Indian all-rounder has been a part of many controversies and he is in the news again as fans over social media are criticizing Hardik Pandya for his quirky reply to a journalist.
Fans criticize Hardik Pandya for quirky reply
All the franchises are set for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League and the players have started their preparations for the big event.
In an interaction with the media that were present at the event. The new skipper of Gujarat Titans gave a wacky reply to a journalist for which fans over social media started criticizing Hardik Pandya.
Hardik Pandya has struggled with a lower back injury over the past few years. And hasn’t been able to act as an all-rounder for his former IPL team Mumbai Indians. As well as the Indian cricket team. Even when he played in the team as a pure batter, the spark and performance were missing.
In the event, a journalist asked Hardik about his chances of bowling for Gujarat Titans in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League.
Journalist asked about the fitness and bowling update to the all-rounder :
Hardik didn’t answer the journalist’s question and instead gave a quirky reply saying,
“Sir Surprise hai Woh, Surprise ko surprise Rehne do.”
The fans didn’t like the way Hardik answered the question and are criticizing him for his reply.
Hardik 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/805zI9e8ac
— Sports Hustle (@SportsHustle3) March 13, 2022
Hardik Pandya (on whether he'll bowl in IPL 2022) said, "it would be a surprise, so let it be a surprise". (During jersey launch).
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) March 13, 2022
You aren’t Mitchell Starc bro
We don’t get any orgasm by watching u bowl
— Praneethh (@EthanHUNT_41) March 13, 2022
What is the surprise ??? It's obviously yes or no … Everyone knows that he knows how to ball
So , what is the surprise ??
— Mrityunjay (@itsmrityunjay) March 13, 2022