In the first match of the 3-match T20 series against Sri Lanka played in Mumbai, the Indian team got a thrilling victory in the last ball. After this victory, many people started seeing glimpses of former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in Team India captain Hardik Pandya in this series.
Significantly, MS Dhoni is called the best finisher in the history of cricket. Former player S Badrinath has said that he sees a glimpse of MS Dhoni in Hardik Pandya, looking at the way captain Hardik Pandya’s strategy won in the first match against Sri Lanka on Tuesday. In a tweet, Bradinath wrote, “A young team and a new captain in T20 cricket like the 2007 World Cup.”
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Badrinath said, “I want the players to play without fear. It is up to us how we support them. We have said that you have our full support. I will fully support all the players from my side. I have to make them believe that.”
Looks show that as part of its strategy, BCCI wants to field Team India under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya in the ICC T20 World Cup, 2024.