India, a cricket-loving nation has produced many talented players from the past decades. The likes of Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, Virender Sehwag, and Yuvraj Singh have been the favourite of the Indian as well as the overseas people. Since the 1990s, the game has received a lot of attention due to the brilliant performances by the players. These performances made the players the role-models of Indian children. After the 2007 T20 World Cup victory, the IPL’s idea was thought by Lalit Modi. Then, IPL was started in 2008 to nurture the young talent of the country. Due to the tournament, the Indian team has been producing international stars who have been terrific in their debut matches.
The all-rounder Hardik Pandya has been the consistent performer for the Indian team across all the formats. Since the IPL 2020, he has been one of the top performers for the Indian team in limited-overs. With reducing his workload in the blowing department, he has been able to concentrate well with the bat. In the IND vs ENG 3rd ODI, he stitched a good partnership to stabilize the team in middle-overs and scored 64 off 44 balls. In the video, he can be seen getting bowled round his legs off Ben Stokes.
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The Indian batting unit performed well in the series decider barring Virat Kohli and KL Rahul who got out cheaply off England spinners. After a good start by Dhawan and Rohit, the duo of Hardik and Pant stitched a partnership of 99 runs to set a stable platform for the team. It is expected that Krunal Pandya along with bowlers like Shrdul Thakur and Bhuvneshwar Kumar will see the team posting a score of 350+.
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