Hardik Pandya posted a couple of photos from a coaching session in Chennai.© Instagram
Hardik Pandya, India all-rounder, took to Twitter on Thursday to share a couple of photos from Team India’s coaching session in Chennai forward of the Test collection opener in opposition to England. India are set to host England for a four-match Test collection, beginning Friday. In the photographs, Hardik could be seen batting within the nets in addition to having a phrase with bowling coach Bharat Arun and pacer Jasprit Bumrah. Hardik was included within the 18-man Test squad for the primary Two Tests in opposition to England after he missed out on the current collection in Australia.
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) February 4, 2021
“Back with #TeamIndia Back on home soil Back in red ball cricket,” Hardik captioned the photographs.
The flamboyant all-rounder final featured in a Test match means again in September 2018 — a match India misplaced by 60 runs in Southampton.
Hardik, who had to undergo a back surgery last year, is but to renew bowling lengthy spells — an element that noticed him lacking out on the current Test collection Down Under.
The 27-year-old all-rounder had additionally missed out on the house Test collection in opposition to South Africa, Bangladesh and an away collection in New Zealand early final yr as a result of his again surgical procedure.
In his final outing, Hardik was the standout performer for India within the restricted overs leg of the Australia tour.
Battling again points, Hardik performed as a specialist batsman within the collection and left his mark, ending as India’s main run-scorer within the three-match ODI collection — which Australia received 2-1.
In the next T20I collection, Hardik performed some essential knocks as India clinched the collection 2-1, that earned him the Player of the Series award.
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