Hindustan Times – Harbhajan Singh has been extremely critical of the Indian cricket team following their consecutive losses to England in the ongoing Test series and this time, his target was Hardik Pandya.

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  • Harbhajan Singh has been extremely critical of the Indian cricket team following their consecutive losses to England in the ongoing Test series and this time, his target was Hardik Pandya.
  • READ: It’s too early to talk about 5-0 win over India, says England keeper Jonny BairstowThe off-spinner compared Pandya’s performances to that of England all-rounders like Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes to show that the youngster was found lacking on several occasions.
  • “We have to remove the all-rounder tag from him as an all-rounder contributes in both the departments as Stokes, Curran did in the first Test and now Woakes has done at the Lord’s.
  • The same is expected of Hardik Pandya, he cannot become Kapil Dev overnight!
  • READ: India blessed to have Bumrah who can swing at great pace, says Mitchell McClenaghan“As a bowling unit, we tried but all of a sudden the ball stopped swinging and they – (Chris) Woakes and (Jonny) Bairstow – took the game away,” Pandya had said after the match.


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