‘Hardik Pandya the bowler changed India’s balance in a big way’

Hardik Pandya took four wickets during the third ODI against England at Old Trafford. This strategy worked wonders as he took wickets in the heap. In a memorable over, he managed to get rid of Liam Livingstone and Jos Buttler in the same over, leaving England in the chase.

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Former India pacer Zaheer Khan, who has seen Pandya closely, said it is a good sign for Team India as his fitness remains a matter of concern, adding that the short ball has been his strength since his debut. has been

“Yes, if you look at Hardik’s career as well, he has been using these short pitch balls to good effect and then he has improved his length while bowling full lengths as he progresses in his career. . Hardik Pandya’s strength lies in his short-pitched delivery and the fact that he bowls over 140,” he told Cricbuzz.

Hardik Pandya picked up four wickets against England as India bundled out the hosts for 259 runs. He bowled seven overs.

“It’s good to see that he is bowling six to seven overs, his bowling is not an issue. That way his body is responding to the workload and now you can see that his fitness is improving when he is bowling those overs. This is good news for the Indian cricket team.”

Zaheer further said that the hearty bowler brings balance to the Indian team.

“So, hearty bowlers change India’s balance in a big way, you can ask anyone across the world and they will say the same thing. For the team as a whole, the Hardik bowler is a far more attractive package than the Hardik bowler. ,

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Rohit made a bold move to field first, noting that eight of the last nine matches at Old Trafford have been won by teams batting first.

His English counterpart Buttler was happy to bat first and Bumrah was not resting for the hosts. But little did he know that a replacement for the world-class bowler for the day would rock his boat so early in his innings, that too on a batting-friendly wicket.

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