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Hardik Pandya reveals special chat he had with close ones before India vs Pakistan match

India allrounder Hardik Pandya, who held up his end and scored a resolute 40 as Virat Kohli set off the fireworks in the other end against Pakistan, talked about a chat he had with his close ones before the match. In an clip shared by BCCI, Pandya said, ” I was very happy to be at the situation I was at. Being here, playing for my country, having such wonderful people and cricketers around me. I just had a feeling, you know, that’s why before the game, I took a punt saying to all the closest people of my life which are my brother, my wife, my sister-in-law, my mother and my manager. I messaged them saying I am gonna put on a show for you guys tonight and whatever I do is for you. Because I wanted to be accountable. It has happened in the past, a couple of people I say it’s going to be s...

Brother Krunal’s I-M-Possible motto; thrill of taking the game deep like ‘Mahi’ & magical last six months: Hardik Pandya’s star turn

What’s the one line said by his brother Krunal that Hardik Pandya will carry with him all his life? “In the word impossible there is the word I-M-Possible.” Pandya recalled how those words spoken by his brother would remain with him till his last breath. Pandya would recall this after walking back from the mixed zone, post India’s sensational four wicket win over Pakistan. Pandya’s contribution to the win was immense, though his role took a backstage after Virat Kohli’s heroics. Had he not been there, things would have been different. He was pushing Kohli to keep at it and giving hope to the man, who was carrying a billion people’s hopes. His own 40 runs and three wickets went unnoticed in the frenzied celebration post Kohli’s heroics. The Baroda all-rounder later revealed that he was...

Once you get used to Australian conditions, you can get a lot of runs: Hardik Pandya

India allrounder Hardik Pandya feels that coming to Australia 17 days before the World Cup will be pretty beneficial for the India as well as himself when the tournament begins. “I was always excited to come to Australia and get so much time to prepare because I have always felt that as an individual, if I get the right situations and conditions to practice, you can’t ask for a better scenario for me or the whole team to come here and spend 17 days before the World Cup starts and get used to the conditions, atmosphere and weather,” Hardik said in an interview to the BCCI website. The swashbuckling batter also said that he was pretty satisfied on how he approached the warm up games against Western Australia and Australia. “It was a satisfactory day. It’s not about the runs I scored but w...