Former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman on Wednesday hailed Hardik Pandya’s management qualities after the all-rounder determined handy over his Man of the Series award to newcomer T. Natarajan. Natarajan, who got here to Australia as a further bowler, not solely made his debut but additionally impressed together with his bowling. Laxman stated it was an ”glorious” gesture by Pandya and added that there isn’t any doubt Natarajan will proceed to work exhausting sooner or later. “Excellent gesture from @hardikpandya7 Great to see him exhibiting qualities of a leader. Also feel very happy for @Natarajan_91. I have no doubt Nattu will continue to work hard and show improvement and progress in his craft. Good luck,” Laxman tweeted.
Excellent gesture from @hardikpandya7 Great to see him exhibiting qualities of a pacesetter. Also really feel very blissful for @Natarajan_91 I’ve little question Nattu will proceed to work exhausting and present enchancment and progress in his craft. Good luck. pic.twitter.com/aqvfrMR3xG
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) December 9, 2020
Speaking to ANI on handing Natarajan the Man of the Series award, Pandya on Tuesday had stated he strongly believes in backing folks to attain their desires and for him, the teenager actually deserved the award.
“I want people to believe in themselves and to achieve anything even if odds are against them. It’s just my way of appreciating his hard work over the years. For me, Natrajan deserves the Man of the Series award. To perform so brilliantly on his debut speaks volumes of his belief and the talent he possesses,” Pandya stated.
While Natarajan picked simply two wickets within the ODIs, he completed with six wickets within the three-match T20I collection – probably the most by any participant within the collection.
In reality, it was the style during which he stored bowling the yorkers that impressed every person with the pacer drawing comparisons with Zaheer Khan.
Skipper Virat Kohli stated the pacer could be an asset for the staff.
“Natarajan… special mention for him as in absence of Bumrah and Shami he has been the guy who has stood up and really delivered under pressure,” Kohli had stated throughout a digital press convention on Tuesday.
“He looks very composed and is a very hard-working guy and very humble too. I wish him all the best.
“A left-arm bowler is all the time an asset on the sphere and if he could be constant it is going to be an ideal factor for us heading into the World Cup subsequent yr,” he added.
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