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Hardik Pandya Hardik Pandya Height: 6 feet DOB: October 11, 1993

Often being compared with India’s World Cup winning captain and all-rounder Kapil Dev, Hardik Pandya has substantiated the comparisons on many occasions with his hard-hitting abilities and brisk seam bowling. Along with his playing style, his experiments with hairstyles and hair colours make him stand out among his peers. But he plays as flamboyantly on field as he carries himself off the field. Pandya is truly a find of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as his heroics with Mumbai Indians booked his berth for the Indian cricket team. Following a successful IPL 2015 and Syed Mushtaq Ali domestic T20 tournament in 2016, the Gujarati all-rounder made his debut for Team India on January 26, 2016, in a T20I match against Australia at Adelaide. It took him a few months to break into the 50-over set up as he debuted in ODI cricket on October 16, 2016, playing New Zealand at the picturesque HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala. With a fifty on his Test debut, Pandya played his first longest-format game for India on July 26-29, 2017, against Sri Lanka at Galle.

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IND vs ENG: I have learnt to live neutral in life - Pandya on his cricket journey's highs & lows

Cricket | Jul 08, 2022, 02:21 PM IST

"Hard work always pays. I always believe that if you do hard work with good intentions, it pays," Pandya said.

Team India celebrating a wicket off Pandya's delivery.

All-round Hardik Pandya creates massive record in 1st T20I vs England

Cricket | Jul 08, 2022, 02:13 AM IST

Hardik came in at number 5 after India lost Deepak Hooda and the score read 89/3. Instead of consolidating the innings, he started smacking the bowlers all around the park and got to his fifty in 30 balls.

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ENG vs IND, 1st T20I, Southampton: Laxman to join Indian squad as head coach for series opener

Cricket | Jul 04, 2022, 10:12 PM IST

To India's fortune, they won the series against the Irish and now their caravan moves to England with VVS Laxman as the head coach and Hardik Pandya, who could lead the Indian team for the series opener. 

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Always confident on Umran and his pace: Skipper Pandya on that thrilling final over against Ireland

Cricket | Jun 29, 2022, 01:25 PM IST

Skipper Hardik's tactic came under heavy criticism once the over started as the youngster is just playing his second game for India. Umran had to defend a total of 17 runs in the last six balls

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Display of intent, gut, and courage; Twitter hails Irish players as they nearly pull off heist

Cricket | Jun 29, 2022, 12:14 PM IST

Ireland displayed loads of intent and courage to try and chase down this mammoth of a target, which they almost did, but in the end, they fell short of what was nearly a remarkable chase.

Umran Malik | File Photo

Rahul Tripathi, Umran Malik or Arshdeep Singh - Who will make their debut for India against Ireland?

Cricket | Jun 26, 2022, 06:03 PM IST

As far as Rahul Tripathi is concerned, the last IPL season was the one, where we truly got to see what Tripathi brings. He is one of the few players who played the attacking brand of T20 cricket that is in demand. 

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IND vs IRE: Ahead of T20I matches, Hardik Pandya says captaincy brings out best in him

Cricket | Jun 25, 2022, 11:36 PM IST

Hardik is named as a captain of the Indian squad for the two-match T20I series against Ireland, starting Sunday. 

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India vs Ireland: Hardik Pandya, T20 specialists get three-day break

Cricket | Jun 20, 2022, 12:20 PM IST

Not all the players in the current T20I set-up will be retained for the England tour, as many regulars will be making a comeback in the team.

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India vs South Africa 2nd T20, Highlights: Proteas thrash India; win by 4 wickets

Cricket | Jun 12, 2022, 10:25 PM IST

IND vs SA, 2nd T20I: Get the Live Score, Latest Updates, Ball by Ball Commentary, Highlights, Full Scorecard and Match Analysis between India and South Africa in Cuttack

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Watch: Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant smack sixes ahead of 2nd T20 against South Africa in Cuttack

Cricket | Jun 12, 2022, 05:07 PM IST

In a video shared by BCCI on Twitter, both Pandya and Pant can be seen facing deliveries by a throwdown specialist in front of a packed stadium.

Pandya in action vs SA in first T20

Hardik Pandya opens up about his comeback in Indian team, says many sacrifices were made

Cricket | Jun 11, 2022, 10:38 PM IST

Hardik Pandya stated that it was never about hitting back at the critics, but about the process, he religiously followed.

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Hardik Pandya creates powerful record vs South Africa in first T20

Cricket | Jun 10, 2022, 12:06 AM IST

After playing the role of an anchor for Gujarat Titans, Hardik Pandya donned the finisher's hat once again for team India as he smashed a brilliant 31 of 12 deliveries. 

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Ashish Nehra, fans unhappy as Hardik Refuses single with Karthik at other end

Cricket | Jun 09, 2022, 11:37 PM IST

Even after being at his best with the bat, fans and Gujarat Titans coach, Ashish Nehra, aren't happy with Pandya. 

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GT Captain Hardik says that he wanted to be the flag-bearer of how his team would function

Cricket | May 31, 2022, 06:27 PM IST

Hardik has very clearly expressed how he always enjoyed the responsibility and wants to be someone to lead his troops from the front. His style of captaincy has forced many cricketing pundits to compare his ways with none other than MS Dhoni, a man who led team India to three ICC trophies.

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IPL 2022, GT vs RR: Here's how Hardik Pandya fared in 4 previous IPL finals

Cricket | May 29, 2022, 07:42 PM IST

Hardik Pandya will be appearing in his 5th IPL final when Gujarat Titans take on the Rajasthan Royals at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

Pandya after GT's last match vs RR

The name 'Hardik Pandya' always sells: Pandya on his highs, lows, and controversies

Cricket | May 25, 2022, 06:14 PM IST

In his short international career, Hardik Pandya has seen it all - highs and lows, injuries, surgery, being embroiled in controversies - but he says he faces them with a smiling face.

David Miller during the game vs RR

IPL 2022: Miller powers Gujarat through to the final as GT beat RR by 7 wickets

Cricket | May 24, 2022, 11:57 PM IST

Powered by the killer avatar of Miller, Gujarat Titans beat Rajasthan Royals to enter the final of Indian Premier League with a seven-wicket in the first qualifier on Tuesday.

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Hardik Pandya: A comeback like a phoenix from the ashes

Cricket | May 24, 2022, 07:06 PM IST

Hardik Pandya will be instrumental in Gujarat Titans' game vs Rajasthan Royals in the Qualifier 1. He has put in the hard yards, and the results are for everyone to see.

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India vs South Africa: Hardik Pandya in line for captaincy; Mohsin Khan to pip Umran Malik?

Cricket | May 14, 2022, 07:52 PM IST

Hardik Pandya or Shikhar Dhawan are in line to take over the captaincy duties in the 5-match T20 series vs South Africa, as many senior players are set to be rested

Koffee With Karan Controversies

Koffee With Karan: Controversial moments courtesy Kangana Ranaut, Hardik Pandya-KL Rahul & Kareena

TV | May 04, 2022, 01:13 PM IST

Koffee With Karan won't be having any new episodes now. As Karan Johar announced that he won't return with KWK after hosting the show for six seasons, here's looking at its most controversial moments.

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