Hardik Pandya (born 11 October 1993) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Indian cricket team, Baroda in domestic cricket and Mumbai Indians in IPL. Pandya is an all-rounder who is a right handed batsman and a right-arm medium pacer.
He is one of those players who have never played a test match for his domestic side but went on to debut for the national team. He made his test debut on 26 July in Galle against Sri Lanka.
The cricketer from Surat is renowned for his hitting power, batting down the order.
Pandya made his Twenty20 International debut for India on 27 January 2016 at the age of 22, picking up 2 wickets against Australia.
Pandya made his One Day International (ODI) debut for India against New Zealand on 16 October 2016 at Dharamshala.
Hardik has an elder brother named Krunal Pandya, who also plays for the Mumbai Indians and Baroda.