After the T20 World Cup, the BCCI is planning to have separate captains for the limited-length format teams. Hardik Pandya, who made the new IPL team Gujarat Titans the champion last year, is being considered the captain of the T20 team. Experts are also saying that Pandya should be handed over the command of the T20 team.
The 29-year-old Pandya has lived up to the board’s expectations on both occasions. Under his leadership, Team India defeated New Zealand 1-0 in the T20 series at their home on Tuesday. Under his captaincy, the team won a two-match series against Ireland.
Pandya discussed with the media after the last match of the 3-match series in Napier. He talked about team performance and captaincy.
Give as much freedom as I can to the player. Give a good environment, so that the players go and play fearless. how he wants to play. And there should not be any kind of pressure on him. It will be the same going forward… We will not play in one way. Will try to enjoy it.
Go, fearless If you think you want to hit with the first ball, then go ahead and hit it. We will always support you and try to make the players play freely.
‘Aggression, as a bowling unit, aggression is not about going for wickets in every ball or hitting boundaries in every ball. It should be visible in your body language and behavior.
Answer: It was a very short tour. The most important thing was that we won the second match, that would give us confidence. Secondly, it is a step toward what we have to do or what we want to do next.
To go slowly because we have plenty of time. A journey has started from here. Will try to play as many series as possible. Improve yourself.