Chennai: There’s no stopping Team India all-rounder Hardik Pandya. Ever since his heroics in the ICC Champions Trophy final against Pakistan in June, there’s been no looking back for the Baroda cricketer. Pandya sizzled with both bat and ball during India’s tour of West Indies and the tour of Sri Lanka, where he also notched up his first Test century during his maiden Test series.
During the 1st ODI against Australia on Sunday, Pandya once again displayed why he can be relied upon with India’s finishing duties. The Indian batting was in shambles before Pandya swung the match in India’s favour with a blazing 83, striking a 118-run partnership for the 6th wicket with MS Dhoni.
The 23-year-old’s explosive knock garnered a lot of plaudit around social media, including TV host and model Shibani Dandekar. The duo exchanged a flattering conversation on Twitter, with Shibani lauding the all-rounder.
It is well known that Shibani shares a good bond with a number of cricket stars, given her stint in the Indian Premier League as a host previously. Off late, Shibani has been spending a lot of time undertaking photo shoot assignments and as a TV anchor for entertainment shows.