Hardik Pandya emerged as the most-sought all-rounder for team India. He became the man in need when team India was in dire need of an explosive all-rounder. Right-arm batting all-rounder helped India win the top matches. Be it the Asia cup or champions trophy against Pakistan or the T-20 world cup against Bangladesh, Pandya has proved his potential. He has played explosive innings in the Indian premier league as well. Below are the five memorable innings of Hardik Pandya in the IPL.
1. Pandya 91 vs Kolkata Knight Riders (2019)
What one can expect when there is a need for accelerated runs in the team and Hardik Pandya is on the pitch. This thing occurred when Pandya played the best inning of his IPL career in the year 2019. His inning came in the 13th edition of the cash-rich league against KKR. Pandya amassed a whopping 91 off 34 smashing solid nine 6s and six 4s. This was the best inning from Pandya which stands as his best individual score in IPL till today.
2. Pandya 87* vs Rajasthan Royals
In the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League, luck accompanied Pandya as he served as the top captain batter scoring fours 50s in the season. Pandya’s second-best inning of 87 off 52 came against Rajasthan when he smashed eight 4s and super four 6s to reach 87 unbeaten.
3. Pandya 67 vs Kolkata Knight Riders
The 15th edition of the IPL has been a golden season for Pandya not just as a batman but also as a batsman as he scored his career-best innings in the sole season. Pandya took KKR to score astonishing 67 runs off 49 with the help of four 4s and two 6s. Pandya loves to bat against KKR as he played his best innings against KKR.
4. Pandya 62* vs Royal Challengers Banglore
Continuing his best form in the 15th edition of the cash-rich league, Pandya smashed a solid unbeaten 62 off 47 to guide his team to win. He took the help of four 4s and two 6s in his wonderful fifty. Pandya continued to manage his form during the entire season and also guided his team to win the ipl trophy.
5. Pandya 61* vs Kolkata Knight Riders (2015)
The audience became accustomed to watching Pandya’s explosion. When he bats in, the audience has different expectations from him. He fulfilled with his unbeaten 61 off 31 balls and led his team Mumbai Indians to a defendable score of 166 against KKR. This inning stands as Pandya’s very crucial inning that came at a point his team needed. His inning of 61 was laced with eight 4s and two 6s.