The encounter between India and Pakistan in the ICC men’s T20 World Cup 2022 at MCG is still one of the most talked about topics in the media. From Virat Kohli’s heroic innings to the no-ball controversy, cricket experts came with millions of opinions.
After the match against India, the legends of Pakistan Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis named a player who is most suitable to become the next captain of team India. The player is none other than Hardik Pandya, who is going on a dream run both with bat and ball.
Hardik Pandya had a 100-run partnership with Virat Kohli where the all-rounder scored 41 runs before getting out. Impressed by his calmness and game sense the above-mentioned Pak legends labeled him the “next Indian captain”. The players were among the Panel members for A Sports where former Pakistan’s captain Misbah-ul-Haq said, “Hardik Pandya ko agar aap dekhe, pehli dafa usne shayad captaincy ki hai, IPL main, and the way he led the team. Unhone IPL jeeti hai. Usse andaza hota hai ki how he handled the pressure. Especially uska bhi jo role hai team main as a finisher. And finisher aap team main tabhi ho sakte hai jab aap mentally strong ho and ek self-belief ho. And woh read kar rahe the ki kis tarike se le ke jaa sakte hai.”
Waqar further added,”I won’t be surprised if he is the next Indian captain.”
Wasim Akram also could not resist him talking about the Indian all-rounder and said,”Pehle woh IPL main captain bana, waha jeeta. Abhi woh team main ek main force hai, woh captain ko advice deta hai, ek calm influence hai, and he is learning. Ekdum se agar deep end main daal do toh usko samjh hi nehi ayegi”
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