Hardik Pandya wishes birthday boy KL Rahul: Let’s make it our year

first_imgKL Rahul and Hardik Pandya have been through a lot since their controversial episode on Koffee with Karan aired in January earlier this year but the two superstar cricketers have moved on since then and are back to their best on the field for club and country.Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul have made a strong comeback on the field after the brief suspensions were lifted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).The two have stuck by each other through the worst phase of their lives and are now solely concentrating on the sport and the ongoing Indian Premier League where Hardik is representing the Mumbai Indians and Rahul is plying his trade for the Kings XI Punjab.Rahul on Thursday celebrated his 27th birthday and had his good friend Hardik Pandya for company at the bash. Pandya even posted pictures from the party on social media and wrote a short but heartfelt message for Rahul.”Brothers for life !!!!! No matter what !!! Love u bro @rahulkl happy birthday. Let’s make it our year,” Pandya wrote on the post on his Instagram account.Rishabh Pant, Akshar Patel and Krunal Pandya also attended the party which could have been held in Delhi since Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians play their next fixture at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Thursday.advertisementKings XI Punjab meanwhile, will also play their next game in the capital on April 20.Pandya and Rahul have both made it to the Indian squad for the upcoming 2019 Cricket World Cup in England and Wales after their stellar performances for the national team and clubs in the ongoing IPL.Rahul came back strong after the suspension was lifted pending an inquiry by BCCI ombudsman. Rahul played for India A before making an impression with the senior national team during a two-match T20I series against Australia at home in February.In IPL 2019, Rahul began slow but hit peak form for Kings XI Punjab. The KXIP star is second on the list of batsmen with most runs with 387 in 9 matches, including a hundred, at 64.50. He has already hit four fifties so far.Pandya is also in great hitting form with the bat and has amassed 186 runs in 8 games at 46.50 with a strike rate of over 191. He has also picked 7 wickets so far at 33.28 including a man-of-the-match winning performance against Chennai Super Kings.last_img