Watch: Hardik Pandya’s helicopter shot that would make MS Dhoni proud

first_imgWatch: Hardik Pandya’s helicopter shot that would make MS Dhoni proudHardik Pandya is back to full-fledged training after recovering from lower back stiffness which caused him to miss the ODI series against Australia.advertisement India Today Web Desk MumbaiMarch 14, 2019UPDATED: March 14, 2019 14:04 IST Hardik Pandya will be crucial for Mumbai Indians in the IPL this season (Mumbai Indians Photo)HIGHLIGHTSHardik resumed training on Tuesday at the pre-season camp of Mumbai IndiansHe was ruled out of the T20Is and ODIs vs Australia due to lower back stiffnessMI will open their IPL campaign vs Delhi Capitals on March 24 at WankhedeIndia all-rounder Hardik Pandya is back on the field and gearing up for the upcoming Indian Premier League season for Mumbai Indians.The 25-year-old resumed his training in Mumbai after recovering from a lower back injury which had ruled out him of the entire five-match ODI series against Australia which India lost 2-3 on Wednesday night.The seam bowling all-rounder along with his T20 specialist elder brother Krunal joined the MI camp at the Reliance Corporate Park cricket ground in Ghansoli where he underwent “strength endurance training”.On Thursday Hardik posted a video of him batting in the nets during which he also played the helicopter shot just like MS Dhoni does.”Guess my inspiration behind this shot?” he wrote on Twitter and seemed in high spirits.Guess my inspiration behind this shot? pic.twitter.com/9mwQ6uNg3ghardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) March 14, 2019Hardik, who has played 11 Tests, 45 ODIs and 38 T20s, had returned to action during the limited-overs series in New Zealand after being handed a provisional suspension for his sexist remarks a TV chat show.Hardik possibly would have played a few matches of the Mushtaq Ali T20 had Baroda qualified for the Super League.Apart from Pandya brothers, the others joined the camp are off-spinner Jayant Yadav, leg-spinner Rahul Chahar, pacer Barinder Sran, Rasikh Salam, Mitchell McClenaghan and wicket-keeper Ishan Kishan.It was learnt that the squad will continue its training program at the New Mumbai facility over the weekend and are tentatively scheduled to move to Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai from March 17.advertisementLed by Rohit Sharma, Mumbai Indians will open their campaign against Delhi Capitals on March 24 at the Wankhede stadium.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow Hardik PandyaFollow IPL 2019Follow Mumbai IndiansFollow MS DhoniFollow Helicopter shotlast_img