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All Rounder Cricketer Hardik Pandya's Untold Story Of Struggle and Hard Work

Do you know the struggle life history of all-rounder Hardik Pandya? He is an all-rounder who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm fast-medium. His elder brother Krunal Pandya has also represented the India team Internationally or nationally.

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All Rounder Cricketer Hardik Pandya's Untold Story Of Struggle and Hard Work


Hardik Pandya was born on 11 October 1993 in a Gujarati family. His father, Himanshu Pandya, ran a business in Surat. To encourage his sons with proper cricket training, he shut down and shifted to Vadodara when Hardik was 5. He enrolled them in Kiran More's cricket academy in Vadodara. He is an Indian international cricketer who plays for Baroda in domestic cricket and Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL). 


He started his domestic career, playing the Baroda cricket team since 2013. He plays a significant role in Baroda winning the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in the 2013–14 season.

In 2015, Indian Premier League, he scored a quickfire 21 runs off 8 balls and grabbed three important catches to help Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 6 wickets and was awarded the man of the match. After this, being the first qualifier against CSK, Sachin Tendulkar call for Hardik to informed him that he will play for India in the next 18 months. Within 1 year he was selected to play in the Indian squad during the 2016 Asia Cup and 2016 ICC World Twenty20. 

In the race for the top-ranked, Mumbai Indians ranked in top 4 where he scored a quickfire 61 off 31 balls to win the match from his side and earn his second man of the match award in the season. He was also awarded the 'Yes Bank maximum sixes award' for the same match.

In January 2016, he slammed eight sixes during his innings unbeaten 86 to guide Baroda cricket team to a six-wicket win over Vidarbha cricket team in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.


In 2019, he conquered his fas heart with his batting and bowling equally. Playing 16 matches, he made 402 runs and took 14 wickets, averaging 44 and amazing 28 fours and 29 sixes totally in the season. He was the Super Striker of the Season of Mumbai Indians, with his strike rate over 170, but overall, just fell short of Andre Russell, who had a rate of 205. Against the Kolkata Knight Riders, in a target of 232 in 20 overs, Hardik made a quickfire 91 off just 34 balls expecting his team to get over the line, but that did not happen actually as Mumbai Indians fell short of 33 runs. Recently on 11 October, he bats against but unfortunately, he outs on scoring zero.


Pandya's father's profession and his positiveness regarding cricket are well known but he never unwrapped the details about his mother and sister in public. He got engaged to an Indian based Serbian dancer and actress Nataša Stanković on 1 January 2020. They became parents on 30 July with their first boy baby. 


In 2019, Pandya seemed with teammate K. L. Rahul on the show of Karan Johar and made several controversial comments which were met with immediate public backlash against him. During the interview, his first sexual encounter, his insanity about women's body shape. His testimonies were categorized as indecent, ethnocentric misogynistic, and disgraceful. After all, he admitted guilt for his comments by saying that he had gotten carried away by the nature of the show.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)  found the comments as very witless, dogmatist, and cringeworthy. They strive to investigate the violates of conduct by legal notice. Both Pandya and Rahul were suspended until a pending investigation and were called back from the ongoing tours of Australia and New Zealand. Furthermore, Gillette also suspended its brand association with Pandya. In Jan 2019, after lifting the suspension on Pandya and Rahul, the BCCI announced that Pandya would re-join the squad for the matches in New Zealand.


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