Hardik Pandya Credits Rahul Dravid for His Meteoric Rise
New Delhi: Over the past few months, Hardik Pandya has been a part of the Indian national team for the entire year and is credited with his meteoric rise to former captain Rahul Dravid of India.
In a conversation with Indian Express, Pandya said that Dravid has shown immense confidence in his talent during his stay with team India A and performed miracles for him.
“When I got the call (the national team), I was very excited and I thought God wanted me to do something nice. I left everything on a tour, and it worked, and I ‘made my return to India team in two and a half months , When many said he would not return, even in 2 years. I would also like to thank Mr. Rahul, he left and spoke to me “said Pandya by Indian Express.
“I still remember when I went a couple of times on the adventurer, he asked me to sit down next to him and say” Hardik, you are the guy who has the talent to represent India, then you need to express yourself and handle situations “Said Pandya.
I always remember that I ran into the league match against Australia A. We needed 23 of 19 balls then, and I thought this would be easy, but we lost it by a blow. He was not angry. He simply said “You should start finishing the game. That’s what you’re going to do in India.” And I thought that if Rahul Dravid believes in me, I should also start to believe that I can finish the games, “Indian terrain said.
Hardik is part of the 15-member Indian team that will defend the crown of the ICC trophy champions in England from June 1.
The all-terrain will be confident to do well in the tournament because he was in good shape in the Premier League recently came to the conclusion of India where he played a major role in helping Bombay out of his third title.
Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni (weeks), Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik (weeks), Ravindra Jadeja, Ashwin R, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya, Umesh