Indian All-rounder Hardik Pandya might not impressed the spectators with his performance much on the First Test in Edgbaston against English men, but he won the hearts by his down to earth gesture. After the day loss, Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul and Ishant Sharma returned to the hotel and Pandya straight away goes to concierge, he handed the food to the staff and said, this is a parcel which contains food; you can give it to someone who is hungry because no one from the team had a bite. Pandya’s this gesture won the hearts of the hotel staff as he returned the food and told them to give it to someone who need it.
It was a great gesture by Indian players said the member of the hotel staff. As the incident was reported by Telegraph, Hardik started getting messages from all around the world. Some were asking for the day and some asked for the gesture.
After having a shambolic defeat of 31 runs fans and experts were raising the question over the role of Hardik Pandya and his importance in the Test team. Windies former fast bowler Holding said in an interview to Sky Sports, Instead of Hardik Pandya, India should pick a batsman. I don’t think Hardik is better than Pujara. Even you don’t need Hardik as a bowler. Not only the huge man of Windies but also other cricket experts are questioning the presence of Pandya in the team against England.
Series Next match will be played at the home of cricket Lord’s starting from 9 august 2018 and it is expected that the Indian captain Virat Kohli will keep up his faith in Baroda man. Hardik will expect another chance to play in Lord’s but there he has to perform to survive in the Test team which is crucial.