IPL 2021 : Full list of records and milestones Hardik Pandya can achieve this season
The IPL champion of 2020, Mumbai Indians hope that Hardik Pandya will contribute to bat and the ball equally. The previous champions will come across Royal Challengers Bangalore under the captaincy of Virat Kohli in the opening of the season.
Hardik Pandya is returning in this IPL after a long break of one and a half years. He recommenced his bowling in the shortest format of this game. He was seen in bowling at all neither in IPL 2020 nor in the T20 series Australia. In spite of not bowling on a regular basis, the all-rounder showed an effective come back in bowling against England.
The T20 series against England which has been finished recently, Pandya bowled there 17 overs having an economy rate of 6.94. This is the 2nd best economy from him across T20s in a season. He picked up three wickets keeping an average of 39.33. Pandya maintained his economy during the previous three seasons (2019/20, 2019 & 2018/19) with 9.50.
Pandya is famous for his destructive nature during the death overs. His batting strike was 222.6.
Hardik Pandya’s record against RCB:-
Pandya provided 217 runs just from 11 innings keeping an average of 54.25. This average is the 2nd best among the 42 batsmen who fought 10+ innings against the Virat Kohli led team.
This is the list of all the records that Pandya can achieve in this season:-
Hardik Pandya is 14 fours away from completing 100 fours in IPL
He is 7 sixes away from completing 100 sixes in IPL
He is 1 catch away from completing 50 catches in IPL
He needs 8 wickets to complete 50 wickets in IPL
He is 11 catches away from completing 100 catches across T20s