Hardik Pandya Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, IPL, Net Worth, Biography & More

Hardik Pandya Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Bowling, Net Worth, Marriage Date & More

Hardik Pandya is an exceptional Indian all-rounder who plays for Baroda in domestic cricket and for Mumbai Indians in the Indian premier league. He is an amazing all-rounder who bats Right-handed and bowls right-arm fast-medium. 

Pandya started playing cricket for his domestic team at the age of 20 years in 2013. He was the main reason Baroda won the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in 2013-14.

Bio

Real NameHardik Himanshu Pandya
NicknameHardik
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of Birth11 October 1993
Age (as in 2021)27 years old
Zodiac SignLibra
Birth PlaceSurat, Gujarat, India
FamilyFather: Himanshu Pandya
Mother: Nalini Pandya
Brother: Krunal Pandya
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
CastBrahmin
Home TownVadodara, Gujarat, India

Birth and Early Life

Hardik was born on 11 October 1993 in Surat, Gujarat, India. His father shut his smoothly running business to help his sons practice cricket in a better place. He studied till ninth grade then dropped out to focus on cricket.

For the sake of Hardik and Krunal’s passion, their father left his car business in Surat and shifted to Baroda, where he admitted both his sons to the Cricket Academy of former India cricketer Kiran More.

Kiran More was well aware of his father’s weak financial position and was impressed by the early performances of both the brothers. Due to which he waived off the three years’ academy fees of those two brothers.

His father told the Media that Hardik initially wanted to become a spinner till the age of 18 then he switched to fast bowling.

Education & More 

SchoolMK High School, Baroda
Collegenot known
Qualificationnot known
AwardsPlayer of the match on ODI debut.
Hardik with Ishan Kishan and Virat Kohli

Career

  • Domestic career-

Hardik debuted in first-class cricket for Baroda in the 2013-14 Ranji trophy. In the 2013-14 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, he played a vital role to make Baroda win. He performed exceptionally in the 2016 finals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, where the Baroda team to win over the Vidharbha team.

Hardik Pandya was roped in by Mumbai Indians in 2015, because of his exceptional performance, he was selected in the Indian National Cricket team. Hardik Pandya has one of the most incredible IPL scorecards of an Indian player.

  • International career

Hardik made his T20 international debut on 27 January 2016 against Australia in Adelaide. He had a bad start but he performed well in the last two overs. In the same year, Hardik made his ODI debut against New Zealand at Dharmshala. He became the fourth player to be named player of the match in his debut match. He made his test debut on 26 July 2017, he scored a maiden century and became the first batsman to score a century before launch.

Cricket

Playing StyleBowling All-Rounder
International DebutTest: 26 July 2017 vs Sri Lanka
ODI: 16 October 2016 vs New Zealand
T20I: 26 January 2016 vs Australia
Debut MatchesRanji trophy on 2013-14
T20s, 2015
IPL, 2015
TeamsIndian National cricket team
Baroda Cricket team
Mumbai Indians
Batting StyleRight Handed Batsman
Bowling StyleRight arm Medium Fast
Jersey no.228
Best RecordFirst Indian to take 4 wickets and score above 30 runs in the same T20I match.
Coach/ Mentor Kiran More

IPL

IPL Debut Match2015
Year of Played Matches and TeamsMumbai Indians (2015-21)
RecordN/A

Personal Life & More

Hardik Pandya’s brother Krunal Pandya is also an Indian cricketer. He got engaged to his girlfriend Natasa Stankovic in a private boat on 1 January 2020. They have a son who was born on 1 July 2020.

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date1 January 2020
Wife nameNatasa Stankovic
Children Son– Agastya
GirlfriendsElli Avram
Lisha Sharma
Natasa Stankovic
Net worthN/A
Salary20,00,000(IPL)

Physical Status & More

Height (approx.)6”(In Feet)
Weight (approx.)68kg
Body Measurementschest-39
waist-31
biceps-12
Hair ColourBrown
Eye ColourBrown
HobbiesTraveling

Some Important Facts About Hardik Pandya

  • Hardik Pandya was born in Surat, Gujarat, India.
  • He was in controversy with KL Rahul, on the show “Koffee with Karan” where he was blamed for passing sexist remarks.
  • He was removed from his state group because of an attitude problem.
  • He is close to the Pathan brothers Irfan Pathan and Yusuf Pathan.
  • Hardik used to bowl leg spin. But one day, at Kiran More’s academy, there was a shortage of fast bowlers for a match and More asked her to take the responsibility. Pandya stunned one and everyone with his brilliant performance of fast bowling. He took 7 wickets in that match

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