It was at the Dubai International Stadium in the 2018 Asia cup against Pakistan when Hardik Pandya was taken off the field on a stretcher due to a back injury.
However, he returned to the same ground and gave a match-winning performance against the same team in the Asia Cup 2022. The 28-year-old first removed three key batters and then scored an attacking 33 runs to take the Men in Blue home.
In trademark MS Dhoni fashion, Hardik finished the match with a six. He looked calm and composed like MSD throughout his knock. After the game ended, Hardik credited Dhoni for his relaxed attitude and revealed that he has learnt a lot from the former India skipper,
Pandya made the comments in front of Gautam Gambhir, and the fans quickly noted Gambhir’s reaction.
Hardik also talked about the importance of assessing the situation while making any decision. “I believe in remaining calm and assessing the situation before taking any decision.”