Hardik Pandya, India’s new T20I captain, hails Ashish Nehra, his franchise coach, for his achievements.
The Gujarat Titans’ first-time captain, the elite all-rounder Hardik Pandya, led by example after returning from a long injury layoff.
“My coach was crucial for Gujarat. Our mindsets made Ashish Nehra a life-changer. Despite our distinct personalities, we share cricketing views “Pandya stated Saturday after India defeated Sri Lanka 2-1 in Rajkot.
“His presence enhanced my captaincy. It helped me understand. Once I got that confidence… I always knew this game. It was about confirming what I knew. I’ve benefited “said.
After the Rohit Sharma-led team lost to eventual champions England in the semi-finals of the T20I World Cup in Australia, the Indian selectors overhauled the lineup before the home series against Sri Lanka.
Pandya led India’s T20I team in Rohit’s absence before the Sri Lanka series.