Rishabh Pant vs Hardik Pandya: Captaincy and Vice-Captain in a six-hitting duel

The only positive for Team India from the first T20I against South Africa was the batting performance by the relatively less experienced lineup. After Ishan Kishan’s valor at the top of the order, captain Rishabh Pant and Vice Captain Hardik Pandya Gave the best finishing touch to India’s innings. A video shared by BCCI shows Pant and Pandya in a six-hitting contest ahead of the second T20I.

“Some cracking hits from the captain and vice-captain add to the crowd,” BCCI wrote in the caption of the video, where Hardik and Rishabh can be seen hitting huge sixes straight into the stands where thousands of fans fan the team. Were enjoying the training session of India. Before the second T20 match.

Earlier in another video posted by BCCI, Pandya revealed how to fight the injury to make a comeback in the Indian team. This is Pandya’s first Indian appearance in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 in the United Arab Emirates.

“Playing for the country has always been special, especially after a long break. I am coming back fresh and very excited to be back. It gives me an opportunity to showcase exactly what I have worked hard for. Doing well for the country. More important, and it gives me immense pleasure. Just looking forward to some positive and exciting days ahead,” Pandya said.

The all-rounder returned to the Indian team after leading Gujarat Titans to the IPL 2022 title at his home ground in Ahmedabad, dazzling with an all-rounder performance of 3/17 with the ball and 34 with the bat.

India will take on South Africa in the second T20 International on Sunday at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. After losing the first game by seven wickets, India will try to level the series in the second game.

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