All the speculations and news came to a halt when Kaptap in the second ODI against Australia. Virat Kohli Hits the ball to Hardik Pandya. The 36th over of the innings was done by Hardik Pandya and thus he bowled after a year. Not only this, he also gave India a big success by taking the wicket of former captain Steve Smith (104 runs, 64 balls, 14 fours and two sixes), scoring a century in his second consecutive match.
It is noteworthy that Team India’s pace all-rounder Hardik Pandya underwent successful surgery in London. Hardik had a lower back injury after which he had to undergo surgery. He has been out of cricket for a long time since then.
For this reason, he did not bowling in the 2020 season of IPL and was seen playing only as a batsman. He did not bowling in the first ODI of the current series. India’s lack of an extra bowler was seen in the match and many cricket experts were questioning it. After the match, Hardik also said that he will bowling soon, but when will it tell the time.