Hardik Pandya gifted a match ball to a fan after the third T20I in Guyana.© AFP
India captain Hardik Pandya gifted a match ball to a fan after the guests defeated West Indies within the third T20I on the Providence Stadium in Guyana on Tuesday. This got here after Hardik’s shot by chance hit the fan on her chin throughout a apply session. After the match, Hardik made certain that he greeted the fan, and in addition determined to offer the younger lady an autographed match ball. Hardik’s gesture in the direction of the younger fan has now gone viral on social media.
Speaking of the match, India defeated West Indies by seven wickets to scale back the deficit to 1-2 within the ongoing five-match collection.
After opting to bat first, West Indies rode on Brandon King (42) and Rovman Powell (40*)’s knocks to submit a complete of 159/5 in 20 overs.
For India, Kuldeep bagged three wickets whereas Axar Patel and Mukesh Kumar scalped one wicket every.
Chasing a goal of 160, India misplaced each openers, Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shubman Gill, for affordable inside the primary 5 overs.
However, Suryakumar Yadav’s blistering 83 off 44 balls and Tilak Varma’s unbeaten 49 noticed India cross the ending line with ease.
After the match, Hardik, who hit the profitable six, stated that his group will proceed to play with seven batters.
“As a group we have decided to bat with seven batters and we have to take responsibility, like it happened today if the batters score runs then you don’t need someone at number eight,” Hardik stated after the match.
India’s lengthy tail was questioned after the defeats within the first two T20Is.
The final two T20Is will likely be performed in Lauderhill, California on Saturday and Sunday, respectively.
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