IND vs WI: “We can’t see that free-flowing Hardik Pandya”: Wasim Jaffer on all-rounder’s declining strike rate

IND vs WI: “We can’t see that free-flowing Hardik Pandya”: Wasim Jaffer on all-rounder’s declining strike rate

Former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer expressed concerns over all-rounder Hardik Pandya’s declining strike rate in white-ball cricket.

Saying that he cannot see Pandya’s more free-flowing side on the field which defined his batting for a majority of his career. Nicholas Pooran and.

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At Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground on Sunday. During the white-ball leg of the series, Pandya’s form was an issue. He scored 82 runs.

In three ODIs on this tour, which includes scores of 5, 7, and 70* in 52 balls in the final ODI. During this fifty, he started off slowly, but accelerated.

In final two-three overs. In the T20I series, he managed just 77 runs in four innings with the best score of 24 and his maximum strike rate was 133.33 in.

Second and third T20Is. In the final T20I, he scored a rusty 14 runs in 18 balls with just one six at a strike rate of over 77. “It has been a concern.

(Pandya’s strike rate). We have talked about it. He looks a little rusty. We cannot see that free-flowing Hardik who comes in and strikes the ball sweetly.

It does not mean hitting sixes, but hitting it nicely and rotating the strike. In that fifty in the third ODI, he started slowly but picked up later, over there.

He looked rusty. During that partnership with Shubman Gill, Pandya started slow. Thus, Gill also struggled at the other end and got out.

It is concerning how he has been batting. Not every time he is going to start slowly and finish strongly. Whenever he comes, the momentum.

Strike rate and run-rate drops down and it puts pressure on others. It is something for him to worry about, take note and improve,” said Jaffer.

During the 27 matches in 2022, Pandya scored 607 runs in 25 innings at an average of 33.72 and a strike rate of 145.91.

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He scored three half-centuries in that period, with the best score of 71*. Post the ICC T20 World Cup 2022, he has managed just 231 runs in.

12 innings at a strike rate that drops down to 114.92, with his best score being 30*. This year, Pandya has scored 188 runs in 11 innings at an.

Average of 23.50, with a strike rate of 110.50 and best score of 30. Pandya’s ODI numbers this year read better, scoring 280 runs in 10 innings at.

An average of 31.11 and a strike rate of 97.22, with two half-centuries and best score of 70*. In the last T20I against WI, India was off to a bad start.

Losing openers Yashasvi Jaiswal (5) and Shubman Gill (9) quickly, reducing Men in Blue to 17/2. Following these two quick hiccups.

Suryakumar Yadav had a 49-run partnership with Tilak Varma (27 in 18 balls with three fours and two sixes). After the dismissal of Tilak.

It was all pretty much downhill for India. Suryakumar scored 61 in 45 balls (four boundaries and a six), but Sanju Samson (13) and skipper.

Hardik Pandya (14) failed to provide much support to the number one-ranked T20I batter from the other end. Wickets kept falling and India.

Finished at 165/9 in their 20 overs. A four-wicket haul by Romario Shepherd (4/31) put brakes on India’s progress during the innings, as he got.

Crucial wickets of Samson and Pandya. Akael Hosein (2/24) got both the openers while Jason Holder (2/36) got the crucial wicket of Suryakumar.

In the chase of 166, WI lost Kyle Mayers (10) cheaply. But a 107-run stand between Brandon King and Nicholas Pooran (47 in 35 balls, with one fours and four sixes)

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Took the match completely from India, before Tilak dismissed Pooran. King, who scored 85* in 55 balls with five fours and six sixes, joined forces.

With Shai Hope (22* in 13 balls) to take WI to a win with two overs to spare.Tilak and Arshdeep took a wicket each for India. Shepherd’s four-fer earned him.

The ‘Player of the Match’ award. Pooran got the ‘Player of the Series’ award for scoring 176 runs in five matches with the best score of 67 and a strike rate of almost 142.