Hardik Pandya have won IPL for the 5th time. He have opned up on winning the title and have mention, how captaining first-timers Gujarat Titans, will be remembered by future generations.
Hardik’s squad won the Indian Premier League title in its first season, defeating Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets in the final at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium.
“This award will be exceptional since we discussed leaving a legacy.” “The next age will talk about it,” Hardik said.
“Everyone will recall that this was the squad that began this trip, and winning the title during the first year is really meaningful.” The Gujarat Titans’ victorious skipper revealed that he knew he’d bat at number four for the first-timers following the blockbuster auction prior of IPL-15.
“I knew just after auction that I’d have to bat at No. 4,” Hardik stated at the presenting ceremony.
Hardik has four IPL championships to his name, all with the Mumbai Indians.
After losing the toss, Gujarat’s highly ranked bowling attack, led by skipper Hardik (3/17), reduced a tough Rajasthan Royals batting squad to 130 for nine.
When asked about his bowling, he stated, “I wanted to exhibit what I’ve worked hard for at the perfect time.” From a bowling standpoint, it was the day I saved the best for last.
“When I got Sanju (Samson) out on the second ball of my stint, I realised that if you hit the wicket hard and strike the seam, something is going to happen.”
It all comes down to adhering to the appropriate lengths and asking the hitters to hit the right strokes.” Hardik, known for his big-hitting ability, reined down his offensive instincts to some extent throughout the competition, instead focusing on directing his squad with calm and steady leadership.
“My team is the most essential thing to me.” That has always been my personality. Even if I have a bad season and my team wins, I’ll take it. I’d rather have a trophy than a strike at 160. For me, my team comes first.” “Batting comes first to me, and it will always be near to my heart,” he stated of his batting. Hardik has had a fantastic start to his new IPL season with his home franchise. In 14 innings, he has scored over 500 runs at a 45.30 average while also scooping up several wickets, earning him acclaim from many quarters.
Jos Buttler, the Tournament’s Player of the Year, claimed he “exceeded all my expectations save one.”
“… The coveted prize.” That disappointed me. Congratulations to Hardik and his crew. Champions who deserve it. “My aims are to perform my part for the club and try to respond on the day to what the game asks of me,” Buttler noted.
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