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Hardik Pandya is one of the 15 players who have been named in the India squad to play the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales. Hardik Pandya, who made his one-day international debut on 16-Oct-16, had played 45 ODI matches until the 2019 World Cup. In the 29 innings he batted in, he had scored a total of 731 runs, having faced 627 balls, at an average of 29.24 and a strike rate of 116.59. He was unbeaten in 4 of those innings. His highest score in an innings was 83. He had 0 centuries and 4 half-centuries to his name. In the bowling department, Hardik Pandya had bowled 1894 balls and taken 44 wickets while conceding a total of 1748 runs. He had an average of 39.73 and an economy rate of 5.54 His best ODI bowling performance was 3/31.

Teams: India, Baroda, India A, Mumbai Indians
 
Pandya was called up for India's limited-overs tour to Australia, where he made his international debut, before impressing with the ball on the seamer-friendly pitches in Bangladesh at the Asia Cup in 2016.
  
Pandya was again named in India's ODI squad for the home series against New Zealand in 2016, and was later also included in Indian team's squad in 2016 World T20 where he proved instrumental. Pandya made his Test debut vs Sri Lanka at Galle International Stadium in Jul 26, 2017. In April 2019, he was named in India's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
 
IPL career
 
Hardik has remained with Mumbai Indians since he made his debut in 2015. His hit-every-ball style and medium-fast bowling make him a key player for the team and he has delivered on a number of occasions.
 
Hardik has played 66 IPL matches and amassed 1068 runs with the average of 28.86 and strike rate of 154.78. He has also scored 3 fifties with the highest score of  91 runs. With the ball, he has taken 42 wickets with the average of 31.26 and economy of 9.06.
 
Test career
 
Pandya was included in India's Test squad as a batsman for their home series against England in late 2016, but was eventually left out after he injured himself while training in the nets.
 
In 2017, he was named in the squad that toured Sri Lanka and played his first Test on 26 July in Galle.
 
In the 3rd and the final Test match against Sri Lanka at Pallekele, Pandya scored his maiden Test century. He also set the record for scoring the most number of runs in a single over of a Test innings for India, scoring 26 runs.
 
Pandya has played 11 Tests for India, 532 runs with an average of 31.29 and with one century and four half-centuries to his name. He has also picked 17 wickets with the average of 31.05 and has also picked a 5-wicket hail his best bowling figure is 5/28 in an inning.
 
ODI career
 
Pandya made his One Day International (ODI) debut for India against New Zealand on 16 October 2016 at Dharamshala. He became the fourth Indian to be named player of the match on ODI debut after Sandeep Patil, Mohit Sharma and K. L. Rahul.
 
On 18 June 2017, in the final of the Champions Trophy at the Oval, he struck a 43-ball 76 in a losing cause, after coming in with India at 54/5 following a top order collapse.
 
Pandya has played 45 ODIs for India, and has scored 731 runs with the average of 29.24 and strike rate of 1116.58 that includes four half-centuries. He has picked 44 wickets with the average of 39.72.


 
T20I career
 
Pandya made his Twenty20 International debut for India on 27 January 2016 at the age of 22, picking up 2 wickets against Australia.
 
In Asia Cup 2016, Pandya bowled his best figures of 3 for 8 which restricted Pakistan to 83.
 
In a 2016 World Twenty20 match against Bangladesh, Pandya took two crucial wickets in the last three balls of the final over resulting in India's win by one run.
 
His career best bowling figures of 4 for 38 was achieved in the 3rd and final T20l against England in July 2018, he also scored 33 undefeated in 14 balls.
 
Pandya has played 120 T20s for India and scored 1793 runs with the average of 25.98 and strike rate of 133.50. His highest score is 86 runs not out. he has scored 6 fifties. With the ball, he has taken 91 wickets with the average of 28.10 and economy of 8.16.
 

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