Hardik Pandya, on Friday, looked jaded as he walked by an array of fans on the fence outside India’s training area, waiting for him to sign an autograph or pose for a selfie with them. The fans in Sydney felt deserted as Pandya didn’t even bother to acknowledge their presence, while they were left cheering for the under-fire Indian all-rounder.
A short video has surfaced online which shows Hardik Pandya walking by the fans waiting for him outside the Sydney Cricket Ground, in Sydney. Was he miffed, or was he trying to keep a low profile, the reasons are best known to him! Here’s the video which has gone viral on the social media. Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul May Be Suspended Over KWK 6 Controversy: 5 Players Who Can Replace the Tainted Duo in IND vs AUS ODI Series 2019.
Watch Video: Hardik Pandya Walks by Waiting Fans outside Sydney Cricket Ground
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Earlier in the day, Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul were banned by CoA-monitored BCCI for making frivolous comments on Koffee With Karan 6 this past week. The duo is likely to fly back home; however, more details are awaited on their suspension.
Recently, the Indian captain Virat Kohli had said the Indian team doesn’t align with the comments made, and that those were individual opinions. Kohli also hinted that Ravindra Jadeja will be a suitable replacement in the side and that he was not too concerned with the team combination. Ravindra Jadeja to Replace Hardik Pandya in India's Playing XI for 1st ODI Against Australia, Hints Virat Kohli.
India will be playing the first ODI match against Australia in Sydney on January 12. With the absence of KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya, both ICC World Cup 2019 probables, in the side, it will be intriguing to see what set of players feature in India’s playing XI on Saturday. Stay tuned with us for all the latest updates about India vs Australia 2019 ODI Series!