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‘Mereko fadak nahi padta’: Homebody Hardik Pandya ready for IPL 2024 challenge with Mumbai Indians

‘Mereko fadak nahi padta’: Homebody Hardik Pandya ready for IPL 2024 challenge with Mumbai Indians

For the unversed, Hardik Pandya, after recovering from an injury that sidelined him from international cricket, has recently returned to the field. He has been traded to Mumbai Indians from Gujarat Titans and named their captain, replacing Rohit Sharma.

Mumbai Indians new captain, Hardik Pandya, is gearing up for the upcoming IPL season, showcasing his talent after battling an ankle injury and returning to the field.

Off the field, however, the all-rounder reveals a surprising side. Despite his dynamic presence on the cricket field, Hardik Pandya describes himself as a “homebody,” preferring the comfort of his home to extravagant outings.

Hardik Pandya comments on media coverage

In a recent conversation with YouTuber UK 07 Rider, he shared:

“One thing my fans don’t know about me is that I don’t go out. I am a homeboy. I have hardly been out in the last three to four years.”

“I like to stay at home. There was this time when I did not step out of home for 50 days.”

Mumbai Indians captain unbothered by media

Maintaining a distance from social media and media commentary is also important to Mumbai Indians captain Hardik Pandya. He stated, “Main kabhi media mein comment karta nahi hu, to maine kabhi kia nahi, na mereko fadak padta hai (I don’t comment in media, I have never done it, it does not bother me).

Despite his aversion to the spotlight, Hardik Pandya remains dedicated to the sport. He shared a funny anecdote about his early misunderstanding of the “Man of the Match” award, believing the recipient received all the prize money.

Hardik Pandya set for IPL 2024 after DY Patil T20 Cup

With the IPL 2024 schedule released, excitement builds as Mumbai Indians are set to face Hardik’s former team, Gujarat Titans, on March 24th in Ahmedabad. Fans will be eager to see the homebody captain lead his new team to victory.

For the unversed, Hardik Pandya, after recovering from an injury that sidelined him from international cricket, has recently returned to the field. He has been traded to Mumbai Indians from Gujarat Titans and named their captain, replacing Rohit Sharma. Fans eagerly await his performance in the IPL, starting with his comeback in the DY Patil T20 Cup.

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