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Hardik Pandya Could Get Nod For India’s White-ball Captaincy

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India all-rounder Hardik Pandya could become India’s next captain in ODIs and T20Is, according to news agency ANI

Star India each- rounder Hardik Pandya could come India’s coming captain in ODIs and T20Is, as per sources. The sources told ANI that the plan to make Pandya the coming white- ball commander has been bandied with the all- rounder.” We’ve this plan and we bandied it with Hardik. He has asked for some days for a response. No decision has been taken in this regard but we’re presently in the study process to give him the white- ball captaincy, let us see how effects go further,” a source told ANI.

Pandya led Gujarat elephants from the front in the Indian Premier League( IPL) 2022, scoring 487 runs in 15 games at an normal of44.27 and four half- centuries. Pandya also took eight lattices throughout the event. In Blue colours, Pandya had his first experience as thevice-captain during the home series against South Africa that took place in June. The series had ended in a 2- 2 draw after the final T20I was washed out.

He was also named as the captain of the Indian platoon that went to Ireland to play two T20Is. India won the series 2- 0. After this, Pandya was named as thevice-captain of India’s T20I series against West Indies, which India won 4- 1. Pandya led the Indian team in T20Is against New Zealand with Rishabh Pant being his deputy. India won the series 1- 0. He also played a astral part in some matches in T20 World Cup.

In 27 matches and 25 innings this time, he has scored 607 runs at an normal of33.72, with three half- centuries and the stylish individual score of 71 *. He has also taken 20 lattices this time in the 20- over format. Also in 3 ODIs this time, he has scored 100 runs in two innings, with the stylish score of 71 *. He has also taken six lattices in the 50- over format this time.

Hardik Pandya is being seen as the coming white- ball captain of India by the Board of Control for Cricket in India( BCCI), as per reports. Pandya, who led Gujarat elephants to the IPL title in 2022 in their first season, has impressed with his leadership chops in every occasion given to him for India.

In Rohit Sharma’s absence, Pandya led to an down T20I series palm by 2- 0 against Ireland, the fifth and final T20I in West Indies and also defeated New Zealand 1- 0 in the three- match down T20I series last month.

Pandya only featured in three ODIs for India in 2022, but played 27 T20Is with the focus being more on the shortest format due to the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia.

It remains to be seen whether Hardik is gradationally handed over the captaincy duties for both white- ball formats or the T20I format first, followed by ODIs after the ODI World Cup in India.

Hardik Pandya is likely to be made India’s white- ball captain in the near future as the Indian justice board( BCCI) has been meaning the move in the recent history.

BCCI top brass has bandied the plan with Hardik Pandya and the Gujarat elephants captain has sought some time to respond to the line of study from the board, sources in knowledge of the recent development have told India Today.

No decision has been taken with regard to replacing Rohit Sharma as captain but the BCCI is allowing of handing over the responsibility of the white- ball brigades to Hardik.

The board is anticipated to stay for Hardik’s take on the study process. A decisive call will only be taken after discussion with the new elderly selection commission after it’s formed. The issue of captaincy wasn’t bandied during Wednesday’s Apex Council meeting of the board.

“The BCCI has this plan and has bandied it with him. The each- rounder has asked for some days to respond. Let’s see what he thinks of it. No decision has been taken respects with this but yes we’re in the study process to give him the captaincy of white- ball justice. Let’s see how effects go further,” the top source said.

Rohit Sharma led India at the T20 World Cup, a time after Virat Kohli- led side crashed out in the Super 12 stage. India managed to go past the Super 12 stage in Australia but they were pounded by England in a one- sidedsemi-final. Know More Cricket News…

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