Hardik Pandya praised KL Rahul fiercely, said a big thing about Ravindra Jadeja

Hardik Pandya praised KL Rahul fiercely, said a big thing about Ravindra Jadeja

Mumbai: After a five-wicket win over Australia in the first ODI Hardik Pandya by KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja Praising him, said that his batting was comforting. Rahul, who was ruled out of the third and fourth Test against Australia due to poor form, scored an unbeaten 75 and Jadeja scored an unbeaten 45 on Friday. Both of them steered Bharti’s boat and overcame the initial setbacks to lead the team to victory.

Pandya is happy with the performance of Rahul-Jadeja

Hardik Pandya said that I am very happy with our performance. Jaddu (Ravindra Jadeja) came back after eight months and performed brilliantly. I enjoyed my bowling and batting. But the batting of Jaddu and Rahul was reassuring. He said that we were under pressure in both the innings but we did not lose our composure and came out of difficult situations. After getting the rhythm, we did not lose it.

Jadeja became the player of the match

‘Player of the match’ Jadeja said returning after eight months due to a knee operation, he was trying to adapt to the format and this performance came as a bonus. He said that we were playing Test cricket and I made a comeback in ODIs after a long time. I was trying to bowl well. Australian captain Steve Smith said that 260-270 runs should have been scored on this wicket.

India took lead in the series

He said that we did not expect such a performance. India bowled well. If we had scored 250 runs, we could have stayed in the match. The fast bowlers got a lot of help from the wicket. The Indian bowlers put in to bat first bundled out the Kangaroo team for 188 runs. Australian batsmen collapsed in 35.4 overs only. India won this match in the 40th over. India has taken a 1-0 lead in the series.

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