Former India participant, Sanjay Bangar showered reward on Hardik Pandya forward of the Asia Cup 2023 remaining towards Sri Lanka and mentioned that the 29-year-old vice-captain offers an exquisite stability to the group when they’re taking part in.
India are coming into this match after dropping their earlier encounter towards Bangladesh by six runs within the sixth Tremendous Fours match of the Asia Cup 2023. Because the Males in Blue already certified for the ultimate of the match earlier than this recreation, so many first-team gamers have been out of the group like Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya, Mohammed Siraj, and others.
The final time Sri Lanka confronted India within the Asia Cup 2023 within the fourth Tremendous Fours match of the match, Rohit Sharma-led Males in Blue received the match by 41 runs.
Within the first inning, the 36-year-old Indian skipper performed a 53-run knock to steer the aspect to a complete of 213 runs. KL Rahul and Ishan Kishan additionally performed an attention-grabbing inning to handle the center order.
Within the second inning, Kuldeep Yadav led the bowling assault to dismiss Sri Lanka at 172 runs. Kuldeep picked 4 wickets and gifted 43 runs. Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja additionally took two wickets respectively. However, Mohammed Siraj, and Hardik Pandya each scalped one wicket every.
Whereas giving an interview to PTI, Sanjay Bangar applauded the vice-captain and mentioned that he has matured in the previous few years. The previous India participant added that Hardik Pandya had some harm drawback prior to now however now he has recovered from it.
Hardik was additionally lauded for the way in which he took cost of the Males in Blue within the T20I format and Bangar mentioned that the 29-year-old offers a wholesome stability within the squad.
“He has matured rather a lot through the years. He had some setbacks by way of his health however he has now labored arduous to achieve the place he’s now. He has shouldered the tasks very effectively, and is captaining India in T20s. He offers a variety of stability to the group being an all-rounder,” Sanjay Bangar mentioned.
Hardik Pandya does give India an exquisite choice with the ball: Sanjay Bangar
Whereas speaking concerning the upcoming ODI World Cup in India, the previous participant said that India have a powerful bowling lineup with large names like, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Hardik Pandya and lots of others.
“We’ve the most effective assaults going into the World Cup. We’ve two positive new ball bowlers in Bumrah and Siraj, after which there’s the skilled Shami. Kuldeep (Yadav) has so many variations, as he affords a wicket-taking choice.
“(Ravindra) Jadeja too is round. As we spoke earlier, Hardik does give India an exquisite choice with the ball. Total, I feel India has a powerful and full bowling line-up going into the World Cup,” he added.