Abu Dhabi. Mumbai Indians bowling coach Shane Bond said that all-rounder Hardik Pandya is close to reaching full fitness and playing condition. But his franchise team (Mumbai Indians) will not show haste to field him keeping in mind the needs of Team India. It is known that Mumbai Indians have won the title of T20 league for the most number of times. But the team has not yet fielded Pandya in the second phase of IPL 2021. That is, in a way, the team has bet on the IPL title.
Hardik Pandya has barely bowled after a back operation last year. He did not play for two consecutive matches in the Indian Premier League, but Shane Bond said that the all-rounder is practicing well and he may get an opportunity in the last matches of the tournament. Pandya was also not selected for the England tour because of not bowling. Bond said, ‘Hardik is also practicing well like Rohit. He is close to reaching the playing position. We are also balancing the needs of our team with the needs of the Indian team.
managing the workload
Mumbai Indians suffered a seven-wicket defeat to KKR in the IPL on Thursday. Earlier, they had lost to Chennai Super Kings by 20 runs in their first match after the resumption of the tournament. Shane Bond said, ‘The franchise is doing one thing very well. She is not only looking to win this tournament, but she is also balancing the workload of her players keeping in mind the T20 World Cup that follows. He said, ‘We are hopeful that Hardik will return in the next match. Like I said earlier, he practiced well even today.
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Runs scored with a strike of 157
Talking about Hardik Pandya’s IPL career, he has played 87 matches so far. Has scored 1401 runs at an average of 27. The strike rate is 157, which is very good in terms of T20. Has also scored 4 half-centuries. Apart from this, he has also taken 42 wickets at an average of 31. Economy is more than 9. However, he has not bowled in the current season.
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