IND vs WI Live: Australian legend Glenn McGrath showers HUGE praise on Hardik Pandya the all-rounder, says ‘he is two cricketers in one, intelligent bowler and powerful hitter’

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 Australian legend Glenn McGrath showers HUGE praise on Hardik Pandya the all-rounder, says 'he is two cricketers in one, intelligent bowler and powerful hitter'

IND vs WI Live – IND vs WI 3rd T20– Former Australia great Glenn McGrath has showered praise on star India all-rounder Hardik Pandya, after his inspired form for India. According, to McGrath Pandya has all the necessary tools to be a successful all-rounder and stated he is two cricketers in one. The star Indian all-rounder is currently with the Indian squad as they play WestIndies in a five-match T20 series. Follow All IND vs WI T20 Series LIVE Updates and Scores on InsideSport.IN.

  • Hardik Pandya has enjoyed rejuvenated form in recent period having led Gujarat Titans to Indian Premier League (IPL) glory
  • The star all-rounder also led India in the two T20 matches against Ireland in June
  • Pandya was also named ‘Player of the Tournament’ in the recently concluded ODI series against England

IND vs WI Live: Australian legend Glenn McGrath showers HUGE praise on Hardik Pandya the all-rounder, says ‘he is two cricketers in one, intelligent bowler and powerful hitter’

 Australian legend Glenn McGrath showers HUGE praise on Hardik Pandya the all-rounder, says 'he is two cricketers in one, intelligent bowler and powerful hitter'

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Glenn McGrath showers praise on Hardik

McGrath who has previously been fan of Pandya praised his all-rounder ability and said, “Cricket is very much a confidence sport. Hardik is very much a confidence player. If he is bowling well, it has a positive impact on his batting.

:He is two players in one. He is a luxury. He is a good, intelligent bowler and powerful hitter. He has got a good game plan,” McGrath told reporters.

The exceptional Pandya has enjoved a revival after he was criticised for his role in the 2021 T20 World Cup in UAE. Pandya was far from his full fitness and struggled during the tournament, as a result he was rested for consequent series. The all-rounder has since rejuvenated his career after a successful IPL 2022.

Hardik Pandya’s exceptional post IPL form

  • There were not many expectations from Hardik Pandya after he was released by Mumbai Indians (MI) in the IPL.
  • However, in surprise turn of events Hardik led Gujarat Titans to IPL glory at the first time of asking.
  • Hardik scored 487 runs in the IPL and also scalping 8 wickets in the process to be one of the best all-rounders in the tournament.
  • The star all-rounder kept his best for the final and was the ‘Player of the Match’ in the final.
  • Since the IPL, Hardik has been recalled into the Indian side and led team India as well to round of a successful period post IPL.

Hardik Pandya in IPL 2022

Matches Runs HS 50 Wickets
15 487 87* 4 8

IND vs WI Live: Australian legend Glenn McGrath showers HUGE praise on Hardik Pandya the all-rounder, says ‘he is two cricketers in one, intelligent bowler and powerful hitter’

 Australian legend Glenn McGrath showers HUGE praise on Hardik Pandya the all-rounder, says 'he is two cricketers in one, intelligent bowler and powerful hitter'

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Hardik and India eye 2-1 lead on Tuesday

  • The Indian team were on the receiving end of some exceptional bowling by Obed McCoy as he scalped 6 wickets.
  • Skipper Rohit Sharma reflected on his mistakes as the hosts won their first match against India in the ongoing tour.
  • India has earlier won the ODI series 3-0 and won the opening T20 at the Brian Lara Stadium on Friday.
  • The series now at all square tally of 1-1, with both teams looking for a decisive lead in the third T20.
  • Hardik will be equally poised to make an impact in the remainder of the series, as the final two T20s are scheduled to be played in Miami, Florida in the USA.

IND vs WI Live: Australian legend Glenn McGrath showers HUGE praise on Hardik Pandya the all-rounder, says ‘he is two cricketers in one, intelligent bowler and powerful hitter’

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