Ravi Shastri says “Hardik Pandya can string 4-5 match-winning scores” in IPL 2021. Ravi has admitted that Hardik Pandya’s return of form. It could be a massive boost for defending champions Mumbai Indians. Hardik was a tough run in the first half of the IPL 2021. He marked his return among the runs with an unbeaten 40 off 30. Against the Punjab Kings in the match. His knock was crucial in taking MI over the line in a chase. Also, Hardik was described as a confident player. Shastri asserted that he will be a different player now. He has scored some runs.
“Hardik Pandya’s very much a confidence player. Sometimes, when you are not 100 percent, it can play on your mind. So it was important from the Mumbai Indians’ point of view that he first got on to the park, and then scored the runs. I have known Hardik for a long time. Once he gets into the groove, he can string 4-5 match-winning scores,” Ravi Shastri said.
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In 16 needed to win from 12 balls against PBKS. Hardik hit Mohammed Shami for two fours and six to seal. In the game for MI with one over to spare. On Saturday, MI will face Delhi Capitals in Sharjah. Also, with the hopes of keeping their playoff hopes alive. Asked for his predictions on the game. Shastri gave Mumbai Indians the upper hand.
“Both MI and DC are very good, but I would give Mumbai the edge. Delhi faltered in the last game and Mumbai is just getting that upswing going with Hardik getting some runs. Let’s face it, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav are due. If they start firing as well, then it’s a different ball game. So I would give them the edge,” Shastri explained.