After Hardik Pandya made some vulgar comments on the Tv show Koffee with Karan, it became viral and several protests were done against him, full social media took on him and which resulted in his suspension from Indian cricket team.
We are here to share with you 15 Lesser Known Facts About Hardik Pandya that are way better than his Koffee With Karan Appearance.
1. Hardik Pandya had won Player of the Match award on his ODI debut against New Zealand on 16 October 2016 at Dharamshala. He is the 4th Indian to do so.
2. Hardik Pandya also holds the record of scoring maximum runs in a Test match over by any Indian till now. He hit 26 runs in a single over during the 3rd test match of India against Sri Lanka in 2017.
3. His nickname is ‘Hairy’ which is given by his teammates because of his funky hairstyles. Suresh Raina reveals that he calls him ‘Neymar of India’.
4. Hardik Pandya has hit the fastest half-century during the Champions Trophy 2017 final. He scored his fifty in only 32 balls, by doing so he broke the previous record held by previous Australian captain Adam Gilchrist.
5. Once Sachin Tendulkar blessed Hardik Pandya after his great performance during Indian Premier League 2015. Tendulkar told him that he’ll play for India in “next 18 months” and guess what he was selected in Indian team next year.
6. When he was not financially strong, he and his brother Krunal Pandya used to share a ten rupees Maggie packet during their struggling days. Which tells us that they have worked hard to reach here.
7. Hardik Pandya failed to clear 9th standard. Hence, he left his studies to focus on cricket and he worked hard day and night to get selected in Indian Cricket Team,
8. Hardin Pandya doesn’t come from a financially strong family but as said that his hard work has paid he recently bought an Audi A6 which joins the collection of his luxury car garage which already includes Range Rover Vogue SUV. He recently gifted his father with Jeep Compass.
9. Hardik Pandya has 4 tattoos on his arm and they all convey some special messages like time is money, belief, never give up and also a tattoo of a tiger.
10. He likes to clean his own stuff. In an interview, he revealed that he loves to clean his own cars, shoes, other accessories etc.
11. The Pandya brothers have has gifted a spacious 6,000-square feet penthouse apartment in Diwalipura area, Gujarat to their father as a gift for gratitude.
12. Hardik was born on 11th October and his zodiac sign is Libra.
13. Irfan Pathan and Yusuf Pathan are his closest friends. They both are found hanging out together too often.
14. He has hit 3 sixes in a row 4 times in 2017 only cricketer to do so.
15. His marital status is still single.
So these were some Lesser known facts about Hardik Pandya which will make you think twice before making any ideology about him only on basis of the incidents of the show.