26 Facts About Hardik Pandya

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Hardik Himanshu Pandya was born on 11 October 1993 and is an Indian international cricketer who plays for the Indian cricket team in ODI and T20I format as an All-rounder.

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Hardik Pandya is considered to be one of the best All-rounders in the world in modern day cricket.

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Hardik Pandya plays for Baroda cricket team in domestic cricket and captains the newly debuted franchise Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League and led them to their maiden IPL title in the 2022 edition.

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4.

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

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5.

Hardik Pandya enrolled his two sons into Kiran More's cricket academy in Vadodara.

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6.

Hardik Pandya studied at the MK High School until ninth grade before dropping out to focus on cricket.

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7.

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

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8.

Hardik Pandya has been playing for the Baroda cricket team since 2013.

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9.

Hardik Pandya played for the Mumbai Indians in the IPL from 2015 to 2021.

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10.

Hardik Pandya was then drafted by the new Ahmedabad franchise, Gujarat Titans, and named captain of the team.

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11.

Hardik Pandya led Gujarat to their maiden IPL title in 2022, becoming the first captain after Shane Warne to lead a team to the title in its first year.

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12.

Hardik Pandya made his Twenty20 International debut for India on 27 January 2016 at the age of 22, picking up 2 wickets against Australia.

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13.

Hardik Pandya became first Indian to take 4 wickets and score above 30 runs in a T20I in the same match.

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14.

In September 2021, Hardik Pandya was named in India's squad for the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup.

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15.

Hardik Pandya scored 11 against Pakistan, which India lost by 10 wickets.

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In June 2022, Hardik Pandya was named India's captain for their T20I matches against Ireland.

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17.

On July 7,2022 Hardik Pandya achieved his first T20 international half-century against England at The Rose Bowl ground in Southampton, scoring 51 runs on 33 balls.

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Hardik Pandya took 4 wickets, making him the first Indian player to record a half-century and take 4 wickets in a single T20 international match.

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19.

Hardik Pandya made his One Day International debut for India against New Zealand on 16 October 2016 at Dharamshala.

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20.

Hardik Pandya was selected in the ODI XI of the year 2017 by Cricinfo.

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21.

Hardik Pandya was included in India's Test squad for their home series against England in late 2016, but was eventually left out after he injured himself while training in the nets at the PCA Stadium.

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22.

Hardik Pandya was named in the squad that toured Sri Lanka in July 2017 and played his first Test on 26 July in Galle.

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23.

Hardik Pandya set the record for scoring the most runs in a single over of a Test innings for India, scoring 26 runs.

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24.

Hardik Pandya got engaged to an Indian-based Serbian dancer and actress Natasa Stankovic on 1 January 2020.

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25.

Hardik Pandya proclaimed that he likes to "observe how women move" at high-end bars and nightclubs, as well as on social media and then went on to liken himself to a black person saying, "I'm a little from the black side so I need to see how they move".

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26.

Hardik Pandya apologized for his remarks by saying that he had gotten carried away by the nature of the show.

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