2024 T20 World Cup of Hardik Pandya’s spot in Jeopardy! Here are the Reasons to this

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Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya’s inclusion in the T20 World Cup squad has come under scrutiny due to some factors that selectors have to consider. The all-rounder and Mumbai Indians captain just came back after a long injury break, which saw him missing the final stages of ODI World Cup 2023 hampering Team India.

Nevertheless, Pandya’s comeback to cricket hasn’t been as impactful as expected. Following his transfer from Gujarat Titans, the 30-year-old who was elevated to the position of a captain at Mumbai Indians has struggled with both bat and ball during IPL matches. Lately he has hardly bowled and faced difficulties in batting because of this volatile shot picking.

These performances have raised doubts about overall fitness levels and form for Pandya, thus casting aspersions upon his suitability for Indian team’s T20 World cup campaign. Esteemed cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle expressed skepticism suggesting that if Pandya does not complete his quota of overs it could affect his selection, given that there are question marks over whether he is an out-and-out batsman only.

Former New Zealand cricketer Simon Doull supported similar sentiments that maybe there is an unpublicized injury affecting Pandya’s