Hardik Pandya, who won india’s defeat in the second T20 match, was adjudged man of the match Player of the Match for his unbeaten 42- run innings, but Pandya feels he should not have been adjudged man of the match for his economical bowling.
Australia scored 194 for five wickets in 20 overs while batting first against India in the second T20 match played at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Sunday. All india bowlers were crushed but Natarajan gave up only 20 runs in four overs and also took two wickets. Pandya said after the match, “I think Natarajan should have been the man of the match. Because of that, we got a target of at least 10 runs less. “
Pandya said on his batting, “It is extremely easy. I like to play by looking at the scorecard. This shows you what kind of shots you have to play. I have experienced in all my matches that you have more time than you think in T-20. “
“No matter what the goal is,” he said. We have already scored 80-90-100 runs in the five overs of the end and I got confidence from it. “India has taken an unstoppable lead of 2-0 in the three-match T20 series with this.
Sydney Indian skipper Virat Virat Kohli believes that allrounder Hardik Pandya is now becoming the best match finisher for India. He also said that playing the role of a finisher by an all-rounder helps India win the match under any circumstances.
Pandya giving full life to the team
Pandya is undoubtedly not able to contribute to the ball but he is trying to make a full life for the team with the bat. On Sunday at the Sydney Cricket Ground (ACCG), he won the unbeaten 42 runs on 22 balls to win India by six wickets in a match against Australia. After the victory, India has made an unstoppable lead of 2-0 in the three-match T20 series.
Kohli said after the match, “Pandya was the reason for his inclusion in the team in 2016. He is a naturally talented player. They now understand that this is the right time to adapt themselves to the role of the finisher. “
He said, “after playing a number of T20 matches for IPL and India, he has now become a very experienced player. In the next four-five years, he can become a good batsman in the middle order who can match anywhere. You need to be a finisher and that is what we are becoming. “