Summary

  • The chairman of selectors MSK Prasad feels that Hardik Pandya has the potential to match the legendary Kapil Dev, provided the all-rounder stays grounded.
  • “If he stays grounded I am sure we will see him being compared to the legendary Kapil Dev in the times to come,” Prasad told PTI after Pandya hit his maiden Test ton that had as many as seven huge sixes.
  • READ | Hardik Pandya achieves unique feat during quickfire ton in Pallekele Test vs SLWhen Prasad was asked if India’s search for a potent all-rounder is over, he said “yes”.
  • “I am very happy to say that our search for an all- rounder has been successful in the form of Hardik,” Prasad, a former India wicketkeeper, said.
  • “I don’t see any reason why he can’t do for India what Ben Stokes has been doing for England,” Kohli had said after Pandya’s maiden Test half century in Galle.


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