The Biography Of Hardik Pandya | Career , Achievement

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The Biography Of Hardik Pandya | Career Achievement


Personal information
Full name Hardik Himanshu Pandya
Born 11 October 1993(age 25)
Surat, Gujarat, India
Nickname Harry
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm fast-medium
Role All-rounder
Relations Krunal Pandya(brother)
International information
National side
  • India
Test debut (cap 289) 26 July 2017 v Sri Lanka
Last Test 30 August 2018 v England
ODI debut (cap 215) 16 October 2016 v New Zealand
Last ODI 19 September 2018 v Pakistan
ODI shirt no. 33
T20I debut (cap 58) 26 January 2016 v Australia
Last T20I 8 July 2018 v England
T20I shirt no. 33
Domestic team information
Years Team
2012/13–present Baroda cricket team
2015–present Mumbai Indians(squad no. 33 (formerly 11,228))
2016–present India A
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 10 38 35 23
Runs scored 369 629 239 1043
Batting average 36.80 29.90 14.88 28.97
100s/50s 1/3 0/4 0/0 1/7
Top score 108 83 33 * 108
Balls bowled 498 1604 593 2082
Wickets 22 45 39 38
Bowling average 33.71 32.38 27.97 31.90
5 wickets in innings 1 0 0 1
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a 0
Best bowling 5/28 4/30 4/38 5/61
Catches/stumping 7/– 16/– 21/– 14/–
The Biography Of Hardik Pandya
The Biography Of Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya plays for “Baroda” in domestic cricket and “Mumbai Indians” in the Indian Premier League(IPL) . He is an “all-rounder” who bats “right-handed” and bowls “right-arm fast-medium” . He is the younger brother of “Krunal Pandya”

Early life

The Biography Of Hardik Pandya
The Biography Of Hardik Pandya

Hardik Himanshu Pandya was born on “11 October 1993 in Surat , Gujarat” .

His father’s name “Himanshu Pandya” and mother’s name “Nalini Pandya” . His father ran a small car finance business in Surat.

When Hardik was five years old , he closed the business and went to Vadodara . His father made this move to facilitate his sons with better cricket training. 

The Biography Of Hardik Pandya
The Biography Of Hardik Pandya

He enrolled his two sons ( Hardik and Krunal ) into “Kiran More’s Cricket Academy in Vadodara”.

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Finanically weak , the Pandya family lived in a rented apartment in Gorwa, with the brother using a second-hand car to travel to the cricket ground.

Hardik studied at “MK High School” up to class IX before dropping out to focus on cricket . 

The Biography Of Hardik Pandya
The Biography Of Hardik Pandya

Hardik made steady progress and junior-level cricket and according to Krunal Pandya , “won a lot of matches single-handedly in club cricket .

In an interview with the Indian Express , Hardik disclosed that he has removed from his state-age group teams due to his “attitude problems” . 

He added that he has “just an expressive child” who does not “like to hide his emotions” .

Domestic Career

The Biography Of Hardik Pandya
Baroda Cricket Team

Pandya has been playing for Baroda Cricket Team since 2013 . He played a vital role in Baroda winning the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in the 2013–14 season.

The Biography Of Hardik Pandya
The Biography Of Hardik Pandya

In the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) season , he scored 21 runs for 8 ball and defeated “Chennai Super Kings” by six wicket to win three important catches and awarded the man of the match .

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After the first qualifier against Chennai Super Kings , Sachin Tendulkar called over Hardik and told him that he will play for India in the next 18 months.

Within “one year”, he was selected to play in the Indian Team during the “2016 Asia Cup and 2016 World T20” .

The Biography Of Hardik Pandya
The Biography Of Hardik Pandya

Later on against “Kolkata Knight Riders” in an urgent position for “Mumbai Indians” to stay in the top 4 teams , they played 61 runs off 31 balls and won the match in the second man of the match.

 He also awarded the “Yes Bank maximum sixes award” for the same match . 

The Biography Of Hardik Pandya
The Biography Of Hardik Pandya

In January 2016 , he slammed eight sixes during his innings unbeaten 86 to guide “Baroda Cricket Team” to six wicket win over “Vidarbha Cricket Team” in the “Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy”.

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In the 2018 IPL player auction , he was retained by the Mumbai Indians for “Rs 11 crore” .

International Career

Test Match Career

The Biography Of Hardik Pandya
The Biography Of Hardik Pandya

Pandya was included in “India’s Test team” as a batsman for the home series against England at the end of 2016, but was eventually dropped out after injuring himself during training in the Net at “PCA Stadium” was there . His name was kept in the team which visited Sri Lanka in July 2017 and played his first Test in “Galle” on 26th July . 

The Biography Of Hardik Pandya
The Biography Of Hardik Pandya

In the 3rd and the final test match against Sri Lanka at “Pallekele”, Pandya scored his “maiden Test century” and set the record for becoming the first Indian batsman to score a test century just before lunch.

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He also set the record for scoring the most number of runs in a single over of a test innings for India, scoring 26 runs.

This century was his first century in international cricket .

ODI Career

The Biography Of Hardik Pandya
The Biography Of Hardik Pandya

Pandya made his One Day International (ODI) debut for India against New Zealand on 16 October 2016 at “Dharamshala”.

Hardik Pandya became the fourth Indian to be named player of the match on ODI debut after Sandeep Patil, Mohit Sharma and K. L. Rahul . In his first ODI innings as a batsman, he scored 36 runs from 32 balls.

The Biography Of Hardik Pandya
The Biography Of Hardik Pandya

In the group stages of “ICC Champions Trophy” , Pandya hit three consecutive sixes off Imad Wasim in the same over before rain stopped play. 

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On 18 June 2017, in the final of the Champions Trophy at the Oval, he struck a 43-ball 76 in a losing cause, after coming in with India at 54/5 following a top order collapse. Reaching his half-century in 32 deliveries, he broke Adam Gilchrist’s record for the fastest 50 in any ICC competition .

T20 career

The Biography Of Hardik Pandya
The Biography Of Hardik Pandya

Pandya took two Twenty20 Internationals debut for “India against Australia” on “January 27, 2016 at the age of 22” . His first T20 international wicket was “Chris Lynn”.

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In the second T20 against “Sri Lanka cricket team at Ranchi” , he batted ahead of Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni and hit 27 runs off 14 balls before becoming hat-trick victim of “Thisara Perera” .

The Biography Of Hardik Pandya
The Biography Of Hardik Pandya

In Asia Cup 2016 , Pandya smashed an 18-ball 31 helping India post a respectable score against Bangladesh . Later on, he also picked up a wicket to secure the win.

Biography of Hardik Pandya
Biography of Hardik Pandya

In the next match against Pakistan he bowled his best figures of 3 for 8 which restricted Pakistan to 83. In a “2016 World T20 match” against Bangladesh on 23 March, Pandya took two crucial wickets in the last three balls of match’s final over as India beat Bangladesh by one run.

The Biography Of Hardik Pandya
The Biography Of Hardik Pandya

His career best bowling figures of 4 for 38 was achieved in the 3rd and final Twenty20 International against England on July 8th 2018, he got 33 Not Out in 14 balls, hitting the winning runs with a six off Jordan.

Hardik became the first Indian to take 4 wickets in T20 in one match and score more than 30 runs.

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