Hardik Pandya is ideal candidate to steer India in future in T20Is, says Scott Styris: All-rounder Hardik Pandya has made large strides to gear up his cricketing profession after making a comeback to the Indian aspect. From being dropped off the staff to main the nationwide aspect in opposition to Ireland and West Indies, loads modified for the junior Pandya. The extent of his brilliance is such that his identify is now being mentioned amongst the probables who can lead staff India within the close to future. In truth, he’s positioned approach forward of another candidate.

Notably, the cricket specialists and veterans are additionally impressed with how Hardik Pandya has fared following his comeback to the Indian aspect. Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris, not too long ago, stated that he gained’t be shocked if Hardik Pandya leads staff India within the close to future.

“I wouldn’t be surprised maybe not for this tournament, but in the future that we do see Hardik Pandya leading this T20 team,” Scott Styris stated in News 18’s present ‘Sports Over the Top.’

After the completion of the T20 World Cup 2021 within the UAE, Hardik Pandya dropped himself and determined to concentrate on his health. He made himself unavailable for nationwide choice and dedicatedly labored to get in higher form.

He made his first cricket look, after making himself unavailable, within the Tata IPL 2022 because the skipper of Gujarat Titans. While not many individuals loved GT’s choice to nominate Hardik because the chief of the group, the all-rounder proved everybody unsuitable and gained the IPL title in his very first season.

Hardik Pandya IPL 2022
Gujarat Titans gained Tata IPL 2022 | Image: BCCI/IPL

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“I think it’s an intriguing discussion because again, six months ago, I don’t think it’s something we all thought would even be talked about, but Hardik Pandya has made every poster winner,” he added.

“So, I don’t mind this for Hardik Pandya to be given some leadership in this side, whether now be the vice-captain or in the future as a captain because quite rightly what is the direction this Indian team wants to go, whether it’s T20 in terms of its brand, how do they want to play the game? Because Hardik Pandya certainly has the personality of today’s player, where they want to go out and expand and show their skills and really just show off to everybody with how good they are. And I think that sort of leadership actually breeds itself and lends itself throughout the team to everybody playing with that style,” Styris added.

Interestingly, Hardik Pandya can be open to the function of captaining staff India sooner or later. When requested whether or not he’s eager on the function [leadership], Pandya stated: “Yeah, why not?”

“If given a chance, I’ll be more than happy to do it. But for now, we have a World Cup coming, it’s about getting better as a team,” stated Hardik Pandya after INDvsWI fifth T20I.

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