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‘He is the most valuable T20 cricketer in the world at the moment’: Brad Hogg praises 28-year-old India star

Former Australia leg-spinner Brad Hogg took to his YouTube channel to reveal some of the players he was influenced by in the last month of international cricket. Hogg, who represented Australia and Rajasthan Royals in T20 matches as an early pioneer of the virtues of leg-spin in the shortest format, now has a YouTube platform with over 130,000 subscribers, with which he can share about cricket. Share your thoughts, which is called ‘Series called’. Hogs vlogs’.

In a recent video, he said that “The players who have really impressed me last month, who really love those pressure situations, are Daryl Mitchell of New Zealand and Hardik Pandya of India.” Pandya has enjoyed a hugely successful series against South Africa this month, averaging 58.50 with the bat and striking above 150. Hogg is the latest in a line of praise for Pandya, whose mature performances have added a whole new element to his game.

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“He wants those tough moments when his team’s back is against the wall, he wants to go there, whether with the bat or the ball. He’s adaptable: the other night he came in those final overs and found Was able to get boundaries off the first ball. Not many people can do that. And he can go up and work up the top order if they lose early wickets too,” Hogg said.

Pandya took a memorable 3/17 in the IPL final, a tournament in which he batted at No. 4, bowled regularly, and also captained his team in his first IPL season, earning him the IPL trophy and several accolades. Hui. In the fourth T20I against South Africa, Pandya came on a slow pitch, where Ishan Kishan and Rishabh Pant were struggling, but before the Proteas attacked with Dinesh Karthik, taking India to 169 and ensuring a mammoth 82. did. – Win to level the chain.

Hogg believes Pandya’s ability and willingness to take his team forward in difficult situations make him an ideal character to captain a T20 side, and India’s leadership agrees with him, this month Provides captaincy to Pandya of the T20I team that toured Ireland at the end of 2014. Considering the form he is in, Pandya could be an unstoppable member of the team by the time he features in the upcoming series against England as well as the Asia Cup and then the T20 World Cup in Australia. ,

Hogg said, “He is the most valuable T20 cricketer in world cricket at the moment. Hardik Pandya should be the captain of this T20 team before Rahul.”


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