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World Cup 2019: Hardik Pandya also needs to perform with the ball, says Kapil Dev

Mid-day – Kapil Dev wants Hardik Pandya to be better than him but Wednesday said the flamboyant cricketer needs to improve his bowling to become a complete all-rounder like the legend was in his heydays.

Summary

  • Kapil Dev wants Hardik Pandya to be better than him but Wednesday said the flamboyant cricketer needs to improve his bowling to become a complete all-rounder like the legend was in his heydays.
  • Talking about the untimely thumb injury to opener Shikhar Dhawan in the World Cup, Kapil said he feels sorry for the in-form batsman who scored a hundred against Australia on Sunday.
  • India steamrolled South Africa and Australia and are now gearing up for New Zealand on Thursday and Pakistan on Sunday.
  • On the game against arch-rivals Pakistan, Kapil said: “When I played the game, Pakistan used to be the favourites but now India are a much better side than them and therefore favourites (to beat them on Sunday).”
  • Commenting on the quality of cricket in the World Cup so far, Kapil added: “My concern is that pitches have become very flat in England.


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