New Delhi: India’s star all-rounder Hardik Pandya played a stormy knock in the first T20 match between India and Australia in Mohali on Tuesday. He batted so fast that the spectators were blown away.
Power hitting knock of 71 off 30 balls
Kung Fu Pandya, who landed at number five, made an unbeaten 71 off 30 balls, hitting 7 fours and 5 sixes at a strike rate of 236.67. The world was stunned to see Hardik’s fearless batting. Pandya hit his fifty in 25 balls. He hit 7 fours and 2 sixes for this.
— Star Sports (@StarSportsIndia) September 20, 2022
After completing his fifty, Hardik blew up Cameron Green in the last over. Harshal Patel gave strike to Pandya on the first ball of the last over. Leaving the second ball blank, Pandya took two runs on the third. After that they did not stop.
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Three Sixes on last 3 balls
On the fourth ball, Hardik, hit a six towards deep midwicket. A blazing six on the fifth ball towards long off. Now, it was the turn of the last ball. Enthusiastic Hardik was in a mood to finish it brilliantly. He swung the bat and made an upper cut and hit such a six towards the deep that the audience got him a standing ovation.
Standing ovation from the team mates 👏
Standing ovation from the crowd 🙌
What a special knock that was from @hardikpandya7! 👍 👍
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 20, 2022