Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif feels that all-rounder Hardik Pandya has won the hearts with his performance against Pakistan in Dubai on Sunday, August 28.
He said fans would no longer switch off their TVs as Hardik is there to win matches in challenging situations.
“With that one, six Hardik Pandya got the respect of the dressing room and fans’ confidence. Even if India is in trouble, Fans will not switch off their TV sets as Hardik Pandya is there to win the match for the Men in Blue.”
He finished with figures of 3/35 and followed it up with an unbeaten 33 off 17 balls.
Hardik said about his performance: “We only needed 7 off the last over, but even if we needed 15, I would have done it. I know the bowler was under pressure. I try to keep things simple.”