The start of the third day of the Centurion Test turned out to be a nightmare for India. The 24 year all rounder, Hardik Pandya was too lazy to drag his bat into the crease and he got out in the most stupidest manner ever possible.
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Hardik Pandya who was the hero of the Cape Town Test was run out and you only have Pandya to blame for it.
Hardik Pandya Forgot The Basics
Any coaching manual of cricket comes with the basics of running between the wickets. But seemed like Pandya forgot the basics in his laziness and he did not drag his bat into the crease. It was one stupid run out that Hardik Pandya would not want to see ever again.
Pandya Threw Away His Wicket
It was so important for Hardik Pandya to stay with Kohli. Virat Kohli wanted some support from Hardik Pandya but he rather threw away his wicket with a stupid run out when he was on 15.
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India would have wanted him to bat for long and repeat the Cape Town heroics as all other Indian batsmen failed yet again. No other batsmen went past 50 while Virat Kohli played a captain’s knock. Virat Kohli smashed his 21st Test century as he led from the front.
As Hardik Pandya got out so stupidly, the Captain standing on the other end and the Coach were just infuriated. Hardik Pandya too was very animated on his way back to the pavilion but the it was too late by then.
Hardik’s dismissal which could have been very well averted only pushed India deeper into trouble. Ravichandran Ashwin played a little cameo before he got out after the new ball was taken.
This run out would give Hardik Pandya a lot of sleepless nights. The fans too were shocked by this laziness of Hardik Pandya who literally threw away his wickets. It might seem a comedy of errors but this comedy has hurt India badly.
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