Hardik Pandya shared an adorable throwback video with his son Agastya.© Instagram
Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya played a crucial knock when his squad beat the IPL 2020 final on Thursday in qualifying 1 in Dubai, beating Delhi Capitals. A day after his squad’s comprehensive win, Hardik took to Instagram to share an adorable throwback video with his son Agastya, who was born on July 30. Due to his commitments with his IPL franchise, Hardik was unable to spend much time with his infant son as he had to fly to the United Arab Emirates in less than a month after his son’s birth. Although Hardik was impressive on the field, his heart belongs to his son who is miles away from him in India. Hardik expressed his feeling on Instagram: “Playing time with Agastya, that what I miss most. I will remember these days for the rest of my life”.
Hardik Pandya, who hit lower in order, didn’t hit 37 out of just 14 balls, propelling his squad to a massive 200/5 in the first innings. Given his recent surgery on his low back, Hardik has yet to resume his bowling duties, but he has made up for that with his explosive strike something seen on Thursday, where he hit five sixes in his 14-ball knock.
Mumbai Indians, who have won the IPL four times for including last year, will try to add one more title to their trophy cabinet at the November 10 summit. After the IPL final, Hardik will fly directly to Sydney with another team. India players. He has not been chosen in the longest format roster, but will play a key role in the limited overs series consisting of three ODIs and an equal number of T20Is.
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