Statement by Vaughan on Hardik Pandya
I wouldn’t look past Hardik Pandya if India needed a captain in a few years said, Vaughan
In all three formats, Rohit Sharma is the current Indian captain.
Former England captain Michael Vaughan has lauded Hardik Pandya as a future India captain after the Gujarat Titans won the IPL trophy for the first time.
Gujarat trounced Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets to win the 2022 IPL championship on Sunday, with Hardik Pandya leading from the front with a three-wicket haul and a crucial 34.
“For a new franchise, this is a fantastic feat… I wouldn’t look past @hardikpandya7 if India needed a captain in a few years… #IPL2022, Kudos to Gujurat “Vaughan sent out a tweet.
Rohit Sharma has taken over as India’s captain across all formats, succeeding Virat Kohli.
Former and current players, including former India captain Sunil Gavaskar and GT team mentor Gary Kirsten, praised the 28-year-leadership old’s abilities.
Hardik Pandya, who has 487 runs and 8 wickets, was outstanding in the final, limiting a tough Rajasthan Royals batting unit to 130 for nine runs.
Shubman Gill and David Miller remained undefeated on 45 and 32 respectively to guide the squad to victory in 18.1 overs.