Hardik Pandya - A Promising All-Rounder

A promising player for India's 2019 World Cup plans, Hardik Pandya is often seen as the fast-bowling all-rounder the team was looking for. He first caught the eye of the masses when he scored a half-century against Kolkata Knight Riders in his debut IPL season (2015). Since then, Hardik Pandya’s IPL and international cricket career has been rising into prominence. Let us explore more such interesting details in this informative Hardik Pandya profile.

Hardik Pandya Personal Details:

Name Hardik Pandya
Date of Birth 11 October 1993
Birthplace Surat
Height 6 ft
Playing Role Right hand batsman/ Right Arm Medium Bowler
ICC Rankings-
ODI 60
T20 85
ODI 58

Hardik Pandya in International Cricket

Hardik Pandya made his international debut against Australia at the Adelaide Oval in 2016. In the same year, he made his international ODI debut against New Zealand at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium. However, his test debut came in later against Sri Lanka at the Galle International Stadium in 2017. To know about Hardik Pandya’s batting and bowling record in the international circuit, have a look at some of the stats shared below:

  1. When it comes to his test career, he has scored 532 runs in 11 matches. This score includes one century and four half-centuries.
  2. As for his ODI and T20 career, he has scored 957 and 310 runs from 54 and 40 matches respectively. He has scored four half-centuries in ODI career and is yet to score a half-century in T20s.
  3. Hardik Pandya’s bowling scores have been just as promising in the past. In tests, he has a five-wicket haul to his name. Hardik Pandya’s bowling speed too has troubled batsmen as he can often cross the 140 kmph mark.
  4. Hardik Pandya’s score of 93 in the ODI against South Africa in January 2018 and a half-century against England in August 2018 are often regarded as his best in the international circuit.

Hardik Pandya’s IPL Record

As mentioned before, Hardik was first caught in the limelight with a promising debut in the Indian Premier League with the Mumbai Indians. By knocking a six off just the second ball he faced in his debut match, Hardik made his presence felt as a heavy hitter. With time, he also showcased efficiency with the ball, becoming an all-rounder that Mumbai Indians wanted during crucial matches. Here are some statistics about his fantastic performance in the IPL.

Hardik Pandya Batting Stats

Format Matches Innings Runs Highest score Avg Strike Rate 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 11 18 532 108 31.29 73.89 1 0 4 68 12
ODI 54 38 957 83 29.91 115.58 0 0 4 69 40
T20I 40 25 310 33 16.32 147.62 0 0 0 18 19
IPL 66 61 1068 91 28.86 154.78 0 0 3 72 68

Hardik Pandya Bowling Stats

Format Matches Innings Balls Bowled Runs Wkts BBM Econ Avg Strike Rate 5W 10W
Test 11 19 937 528 17 6/50 3.38 31.06 55.12 1 0
ODI 54 53 2368 2195 54 3/31 5.56 40.65 43.85 0 0
T20I 40 39 701 976 38 4/38 8.35 25.68 18.45 0 0
IPL 66 60 869 1313 42 3/20 9.07 31.26 20.69 0 0

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