Hardik Pandya’s injury is not reported to be serious. In the match against Pakistan, Hardik was scanned after Shaheen Afridi’s ball fell on his shoulder. Hardik Pandya was not out of the field due to injury. Ishan Kishan fielded instead.
Hardik Pandya will be in India’s next match against New Zealand as it is clear that the injury is not serious. As India’s next match is next Sunday, Pandya will get enough rest. With this in mind, Hardik Pandya will be able to play against New Zealand.
Hardik Pandya is currently sidelined with an injury. He has not bowled in the last IPL since returning from injury. Meanwhile, Shaheen Afridi’s ball is hit on the shoulder and scanned.
Pandya scored 11 off eight balls in the match against Pakistan. Pandya’s innings consisted of two boundaries. Pandya’s wicket was taken by Harris Rauf. Former players, including Pandya, have said that Pandya, who could not do well with the bat, would not be worthy of a place in the World Cup squad if he did not bowl.
But it was captain Virat Kohli who came out in support of Hardik. Kohli said that the confidence he gives to the team at number six is not small and that Pandya is a player who can adapt the game at any time.