In this IPL season, two new teams become part of the tournament where both teams choose their captain, Hardik Pandya becomes captain of Ahemdabad and KL Rahul as captain of the Lucknow team.
Hardik Pandya has been appointed as the captain of the new IPL team Ahmedabad. Before this, he is a team player of Mumbai Indians.
Hardik Pandya praises MS Dhoni after becoming captain of IPL 2023
Under Dhoni’s captaincy Pandya made his debut for Team India in 2016. Many young players give credit to Dhoni for making their careers.
Hardik also believes that Dhoni has a hand in his illustrious cricketing career. For which he can never forget the contribution of Dhoni.
Hardik Pandya believes that he was the raw material of the Indian team. Dhoni played an important role in making him a better player.
Dhoni prepared Hardik Pandya to play big matches. There was freedom to play freely under his captaincy.
“I remember I gave some 22-24 runs in the first over of my debut. And I really felt that this is my first and last match. So when he asked me to bowl the second over, I thought he was telling someone else. After that, I did the over and then things changed. From here I learned that he will never tell that he is with you but he will always be with you.”
In IPL I have total play 92 matches, and make 1476 runs with help of 97 4s and 98 6s. In bowling he took 42 wickets with an average of 31.26.
Hardik Pandya as player of IPL 2023
After becoming the captain of Ahemdabad this team, Pandya has remembered Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Today Hardik Pandya has reached the point that the captain of the new IPL team Ahmedabad, Hardik become captain of this new team.
Ahmedabad team chooses Pandya now he will be seen captaining for the new team of IPL 2023 this year.
The Ahmedabad team made Hardik Pandya to the team as a captain for Rs 15 crore.
Till now Pandya was playing for Mumbai Indians but Mumbai did not retain this player this season and Ahmedabad adopted him.