The Chief Selector of Team India Responds to Questions Regarding Hardik Pandya’s Return. Hardik Pandya has yet to return to Team India this year after an injury-plagued 2021 that saw him significantly reduce his bowling duties.
Hardik Pandya has yet to return to Team India this year after an injury-plagued 2021 that saw him significantly reduce his bowling duties. The all-rounder was left out of India’s squads for the upcoming T20I and Test series against Sri Lanka, which were announced on Saturday. Hardik is still recovering from a back injury that has been bothering him for some time. Chetan Sharma, Team India’s chief selector, was asked to comment on Hardik’s absence from the ongoing Ranji Trophy season and the possibility of his return to the Indian team.
Responds to Questions Regarding Hardik Pandya’s Return
“You can question Hardik about his absence from the Ranji Trophy. We can see those who are competing in the Ranji Trophy as well as those who are performing. We are please to see players competing in the Ranji Trophy and performing well “On Saturday, Sharma told reporters.
“Look, Hardik was definitely a very important part of the Indian team,” he added.
Sharma went on to say how important it is to “support a kid” like Hardik.
“Second, you are not a member of the selection committee and cannot predict whether or not he will be chosen. I’m accompanied by the five members of the selection committee. But what he has to do, who will play what, let things happen; you support a kid, don’t stand in his way “He continued.