TATA IPL 2022, FINAL: Should Hardik Pandya replace KL Rahul for South Africa series?

Hardik Pandya
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TATA IPL 2022 featured the 7 wickets victory of Gujarat Titans over Rajasthan Royals in the finals of IPL 2022.

RR won the toss and elected to bat first but could only manage to score 130 runs at the loss of 9 wickets and GT chased it with 7 wickets and 11 balls remaining.

Shubman Gill scored the most runs and played a knock of 45 runs of 43 balls and lead GT to victory.

Hardik Pandya grabbed 3 wickets in his four over spell for just 17 runs and lead GT bowling line-up.

Hardik Pandya New Team India Captain

Hardik Pandya and company became the second team to win the IPL on their debut after beating the first team which did that.

Pandya has been praise by many people for his cool mindset and decision making skills.

Hardik Pandya
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People and Cricket Pundits said that it was Hardik Pandya’s captaincy that played the major role in GT’s triumph.

Hardik even showed composure during batting which is totally different from his usual style.

Now according to close sources, BCCI is re-thinking of appointing Hardik as the new captain for Team India for the South Africa series.

KL Rahul
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They believe it’ll be a great move and a chance can be given to the star skipper of Gujarat Titans.

Although the bigger question is, will it be too soon to give him this chance over KL Rahul.

KL Rahul himself hold experience in captaincy, he may not have much success but he has been quite good.

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