Led by Hardik Pandya, Gujarat Titans won the IPL 2022 title.
India are set to face South Africa in the five-match T20I series starting on Thursday and the Indian team came out for its first practice session at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi on Tuesday. The focus was on all the newcomers who have been included in the team after a good performance in the IPL. When you talk about the performance of IPL, you have to talk about the person who gave the title to the Gujarat Titans who made their debut this season and he is an all-rounder. Hardik Pandya.
Hardik has returned to the Indian team for the first time since the T20 World Cup last year and his credentials are currently the talk of the town.
Head coach Rahul Dravid He addressed the media and was also asked if winning the IPL meant that Hardik was now part of the leadership group.
“I met Hardik just a few hours ago. I think his leadership through the IPL was impressive. He did well. But I mean, you have a leadership group,” Dravid said. You don’t have to nominate a leader to be a part of, “said Dravid.
“Yes, what happens next, whether one leads the team or not, depends on a lot of factors. The selectors decide what they see and what happens in the future, based on the availability of players. This is a very good thing. A lot of Indian captains have done well in IPL. Hardik was one of them, Rahul did very well for LSG, Sanju captained RR. Did the same at KKR. It helps people grow and develop as players. You also grow as a person, you have to make decisions. It’s great to see that from our point of view. ” Dravid added.
Dravid, however, made it clear that the focus right now on Hardick is on how much he can bowl and how much depth his all-round skills can add to the team.
“Right now, from our point of view, it’s really that he’s started bowling again. You know what happens to us, what depth it brings to the team. So really for us, to make sure. The best of them as a cricketer, in terms of his bowling, in terms of his batting, is about to get what we want. “
Topics covered in this article