It was three years ago on this day, Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya was handed over his maiden ODI cap by Kapil Dev. Ever since the all-rounder has been doing extremely well for Indian and on many occasions has led the Men in Blue to a win. The 25-year-old completed three years in international cricket. Needless to say that this day is quite close to the all-rounder’s heart. The Indian all-rounder took to social media and recalled the special moment of his career. Hardik Pandya Injury Update! Indian All-Rounder Kick-Starts His Journey to Fitness, Walks for 1st Time After Back Surgery (Watch Video).
In his first match against New Zealand opened the bowling along with Umesh Yadav and got rid of players like Martin Guptill, Corey Anderson and wicketkeeper-batsman Luke Ronchi, As a result, the Kiwis got out on the paltry score of 190 runs and couldn’t even play for 50 overs. The team got bundled out by 43.5 overs. Pandya took to social media and shared the snap of himself getting the cap.
Along with the snap, he shared an emotional post. Check it out below:
Taking a moment to remember my ODI debut three years ago today ... what a memorable journey it's been so far with #TeamIndia. Every time I step onto the field, I realize a dream I had as a kid to play for my country.. there's no greater honour for me 🇮🇳❤ pic.twitter.com/myD4nwMLJL
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) October 16, 2019
As of now, Hardik Pandya is recuperating from his back injury. He was last seen in acting during the T20I series against South Africa. Recently, the all-rounder underwent successful back surgery in London and is on rehabilitation to attain complete fitness.