- Hardik Pandya contribution with both and ball
Hardik Pandya showed his value with both and ball in the ODI series. He played two crucial knocks in Chennai when team India was struggling at 87 for 5. In the first match, Hardik Pandya and MS Dhoni put up a crucial partnership for the 6th wicket. The all-rounder scored 83 off 63 balls which changed the course of the game. In Indore also, he made 78 in Indore which helped Men in Blue win the match and also series. He was tried according to the situation of the game.
He also picked important wickets in the series dismissing Steve Smith and Travis Head at Chennai. He dismissed Captain Steve Smith at Kolkata and continued to be impressive. As a whole, Hardik Pandya scored 222 runs and took 6 wickets. For his contribution with both and ball, the all-rounder was named as the man of series.