By Vipul Kashyap
New Delhi [India]: Star Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya could be the vice-captain for the Men in Blue for the upcoming Asia Mug 2022 and also T20 World Cup events.
Sources from BCCI disclosed that Pandya could take control of the position from KL Rahul, who was recently evaluated positive for COVID-19 as well as needed to miss out on five-match T20I series versus West Indies, a series he was expected to play in.
” The management is talking about over one name for vice-captaincy. Maybe Hardik Pandya as he gave us great lead to the past. He made Gujarat Titans the champs of IPL 2022 under his management. He revealed piece de resistances in the collection against South Africa and England. We wish to name an all-rounder for this article as well as in the current scenario, Hardik deserves this post,” resources informed.
Before this, Rahul had actually undergone surgery for a groin injury endured right before the residence T20I collection versus South Africa in June. After his surgical procedure, he resumed his training at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru.
After star batter Virat Kohli stepped down from T20I captaincy following the T20 Globe Cup in November in 2015 and also was replaced by Rohit Sharma as captain of the ODI group in the following month, KL Rahul was named as the vice-captain of India in both white-ball formats.
In December 2021, he was likewise called as vice-captain of India’s Test group after India’s after that Evaluate vice-captain Rohit Sharma had been eliminated of the series due to injury.
KL Rahul played his last white-ball ready India in February 2022 versus West Indies in the house, in which he scored 49 runs. It was an ODI game.
Hardik Pandya has had a great 2022 until now. Fans have actually seen the appearance of the leader in this all-rounder. As a captain, he led Gujarat Titans to Indian Premier League accomplishment in their launching season.
He led GT from the front, scoring 487 runs in 15 games at an average of 44.27 and 4 half-centuries. Pandya additionally took eight wickets throughout the tournament.
In Blue colours, Pandya had his first experience as the vice-captain during the home series against South Africa that happened in June. The collection had finished in a 2-2 draw after the last T20I was washed out.
He was then named as the captain of the Indian team that went to Ireland to play two T20Is. India won that series 2-0.
Pandya pleased with his performances on the tour of England. In general, he scored 163 runs in four innings at an average of 40.75. Pandya struck 2 fantastic half-centuries, with the very best rating of 71. He also took 11 wickets for India, with the very best bowling figures of 4/24.
After this, Pandya was named as the vice-captain of India’s T20I series against West Indies. The collection is continuous and also India is leading it 2-1.
The much-anticipated Asia cup cricket event will happen from August 27 onwards this year.
ICC T20 world cup will certainly occur from October-November this year.