Hardik will have to pass fitness test for India return


India Squad SA Series: IND vs SA Live Updates – Hardik Pandya’s return is the best outcome of IPL 2022. Although India have won in his absence, his presence is crucial due to his all-round abilities. However, despite an impressive showing in IPL, selectors aren’t 100% sure about his fitness and want him to clear a fitness test before the South Africa series. Follow IND vs SA Live & IPL 2022 Live Updates with InsideSport.IN.

“We are expecting him to make India comeback in June but of course only if he passes the fitness test,” a selection committee member told InsideSport.

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India Squad SA Series: Even after good IPL showing, Selector says ‘Hardik Pandya will have to pass fitness test for Selection for SA T20 series’

India Squad SA Series: Even after good IPL showing, Selector says ‘Hardik Pandya will have to pass fitness test for Selection for SA T20 series’

Despite impressing with the bat, Hardik Pandya has had a lukewarm bowling performance in IPL 2022. The Gujarat Titans captain has bowled only 19.3 overs so far in the IPL taking just four wickets in 11 games. He has only completed the four-over quota in four games.

However, with the bat, he has been impressive. He has scored 344 runs in 11 games at an average of 38.22 including three half-centuries.

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India Squad SA Series: Even after good IPL showing, Selector says ‘Hardik Pandya will have to pass fitness test for Selection for SA T20 series’

Hardik Pandya in IPL 2022:

  • The all-rounder has played 11 games, scoring 344 runs at 38.22 average.
  • Hardik is close to registering his best-ever IPL tally if he scores 58 more runs in IPL in a minimum of three games left.
  • Hardik has also maintained a strike rate of 131.80.
  • With ball, he has been defensive, bagging just 4 wickets in 11 games.
  • He has bowled only 19.3 overs, conceding runs at 7.59 economy rate.

India Squad SA Series: Even after good IPL showing, Selector says ‘Hardik Pandya will have to pass fitness test for Selection for SA T20 series’

Despite the lukewarm bowling performances, the selectors are happy with his return to form. But the only thing that is bothering them is his fitness. Hardik has taken frequent breaks mid-game, handing over the captaincy reins to Rashid Khan. Hardik has also missed a game due to a niggle while has looked fatigued at times.

“Hardik is alright. It’s the team’s decision on how frequently he bowls in IPL. As we understand, he is fully fit and fine. We are monitoring his performances in IPL and he has been impressive so far,” the selection committee member told InsideSport.

India Squad SA Series: Even after good IPL showing, Selector says ‘Hardik Pandya will have to pass fitness test for Selection for SA T20 series’

India Squad for SA:

  • Selection committee meeting in Mumbai on May 23.
  • The India squad likely to be announced by May 25.
  • The Chetan Sharma-led selection committee will meet in Mumbai.
  • Break to Virat Kohli and a few senior members will be discussed.
  • Hardik Pandya’s comeback will be discussed.
  • The team will assemble for a short camp at the NCA on June 4 before flying to Delhi for the 1st T20 on June 9.

India Squad SA Series: Even after good IPL showing, Selector says ‘Hardik Pandya will have to pass fitness test for Selection for SA T20 series’

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