Hardik Pandya

SL vs IND: 3rd Test, Day 2 - Hosts staring at massive defeat, series whitewash

SL vs IND: 3rd Test, Day 2 - Hosts staring at massive defeat, series whitewash

Pandya smashed his hundred off just 86 deliveries before he was the last batsman out, giving Sri Lanka left-arm spinner Lakshan Sandakan his maiden five-wicket haul in Tests.

Aug 13, 2017, 18:43 PM IST
Hardik Pandya can be next Kapil Dev, provided he stays grounded: MSK Prasad

Hardik Pandya can be next Kapil Dev, provided he stays grounded: MSK Prasad

Bursting onto the scene as a T20 specialist for Mumbai Indians, the young Baroda all-rounder marked his debut Test series with a smashing century in the ongoing third and final match.

Aug 13, 2017, 15:26 PM IST
Virender Sehwag, Mohammad Kaif lead in celebrating Hardik Pandya’s explosive century versus Sri Lanka

Virender Sehwag, Mohammad Kaif lead in celebrating Hardik Pandya’s explosive century versus Sri Lanka

India made 487 in their first innings and were dismissed after lunch without adding any more runs to the total after the break.

Aug 13, 2017, 14:07 PM IST
WATCH: Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane celebrate as Hardik Pandya cracks 26 runs in an over

WATCH: Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane celebrate as Hardik Pandya cracks 26 runs in an over

The Baroda-based cricketer went on to score a century, his first Test century, off just 86 deliveries. Stats speak – it is the fastest by an Indian batsman batting at eight or lower and second fastest by an Indian on foreign soil.

Aug 13, 2017, 13:52 PM IST
WATCH: Team India players, coaches give power-packed reception to Hardik Pandya

WATCH: Team India players, coaches give power-packed reception to Hardik Pandya

Pandya raced to his maiden international century off 86 balls as India were bundled for 487 on Day 2.

Aug 13, 2017, 13:41 PM IST
Hardik Pandya scores maiden Test century, fastest ever by Indian batsman at number 8 or lower

Hardik Pandya scores maiden Test century, fastest ever by Indian batsman at number 8 or lower

En route to his Test hundred, the Baroda-based all-rounder slamed 26 runs to Malinda Pushpakumara.

Aug 13, 2017, 12:45 PM IST
SL vs IND, Pallekele Test: Hardik Pandya becomes first Indian batsman to score most runs in an over in Test cricket

SL vs IND, Pallekele Test: Hardik Pandya becomes first Indian batsman to score most runs in an over in Test cricket

As for Hardik Pandya, he completed his maiden Test ton in just 86 deliveries, the fastest by an Indian batsman batting at number eight. And his raised his hands in two-peace celebration. That was breathtaking indeed! Probably he was giving his ODI trials whose team announcement is set to come today.

Aug 13, 2017, 12:37 PM IST
Hardik Pandya has ability to become a good all-rounder, feels Kapil Dev

Hardik Pandya has ability to become a good all-rounder, feels Kapil Dev

The spin combo of Ashwin and Jadeja has been instrumental in India's journey upto the No. 1 spot on Test rankings. Their repeated performance not only with the ball, but also with the bat has proved worthwhile in India's 13-Test-matches long home tour. 

Aug 11, 2017, 09:08 AM IST
Ravichandran Ashwin, Hardik Pandya, Manoj Tiwary back Abhinav Mukund's stand on racism

Ravichandran Ashwin, Hardik Pandya, Manoj Tiwary back Abhinav Mukund's stand on racism

In his latest post this morning, the 27-year-old Mukund made it clear that his statement has nothing to do with the Indian team.

Aug 10, 2017, 14:07 PM IST
Rohit Sharma trolls Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya in a single tweet

Rohit Sharma trolls Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya in a single tweet

After kissing the glory on 'Friendship Day', the 28-year-old along with other teammates met 'The Great Khali', aka Dalip Singh Rana.

Aug 09, 2017, 15:08 PM IST
Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli differ in opinion on all-rounder Hardik Pandya

Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli differ in opinion on all-rounder Hardik Pandya

While skipper Virat Kohli went on to compare Pandya to England's established all-rounder Stokes, Gambhir is of the opinion that the 23-year-old Indian still has a long way to go.

Aug 09, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Indian Cricket Team's night out with The Great Khali in Sri Lanka – See Pics!

Indian Cricket Team's night out with The Great Khali in Sri Lanka – See Pics!

Team India will now aim to look for a complete Lankan whitewash when they head down to Pallekele International Stadium, Balagolla for the third and final Test match on August 12.  

Aug 07, 2017, 14:24 PM IST
WATCH: Hardik Pandya’s powerful shot almost flattens umpire Rod Tucker

WATCH: Hardik Pandya’s powerful shot almost flattens umpire Rod Tucker

Pandya charged down the track and played a powerful shot towards long on and it was then that the Australian umpire Tucker took evasive action just to save himself from not getting flattened. 

Aug 04, 2017, 16:54 PM IST
IND vs SL: Felt like I was playing ODI cricket, says Hardik Pandya after maiden Test 50 at Galle

IND vs SL: Felt like I was playing ODI cricket, says Hardik Pandya after maiden Test 50 at Galle

Pandya's senior Cheteshwar Pujara feels he can be the second Indian in international cricket, after Yuvraj, to achieve the rarest of rare milestone.

Jul 31, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
Hardik Pandya's incredibly fit body will even put some Bollywood hunks to shame – SEE PIC!

Hardik Pandya's incredibly fit body will even put some Bollywood hunks to shame – SEE PIC!

Pandya, just like his skipper Kohli, is a fitness freak and often shares his workout videos on social media websites.

Jul 31, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
Virat Kohli and Co enjoy pool time after clinical 304-run win over Sri Lanka in Galle Test

Virat Kohli and Co enjoy pool time after clinical 304-run win over Sri Lanka in Galle Test

It was India`s biggest winning margin in Sri Lanka and showed just why they are the top-ranked Test side in the world.

Jul 30, 2017, 15:08 PM IST
Skipper Virat Kohli wants Hardik Pandya to be India's Ben Stokes

Skipper Virat Kohli wants Hardik Pandya to be India's Ben Stokes

The skipper singled out the 23-year-old for special mention, saying Pandya can emulate what Stokes has been doing for England. Interestingly, Stokes – regarded as world's premier all-rounder – hit his fifth Test hundred yesterday against South Africa during second's day play of the third Test at Kennington Oval.

Jul 29, 2017, 21:27 PM IST

India's Tour of Sri Lanka 2017: Galle Test, Day 4 – As it happened...

Welcome to the live coverage of Day 4 of the Galle Test between India and Sri Lanka, played at Galle International Stadium.

Jul 29, 2017, 15:52 PM IST

India's Tour of Sri Lanka 2017, 1st Test, Day 3 — As it happened...

At the end of day's play, Kohli was unbeaten on 76 (114 balls) as India took a mammoth 598-run second innings lead. Kohli and Abhinav Mukund 81(116), who got out off the last ball of day, put up a

Jul 28, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
India's Tour of Sri Lanka, First Test, Day 3: Live Streaming, TV Listing, Time

India's Tour of Sri Lanka, First Test, Day 3: Live Streaming, TV Listing, Time

Lanka need another 246 runs to avoid the follow-on with former skipper Angelo Mathews batting on 54.

Jul 28, 2017, 00:38 AM IST