Hardik Pandya at present is India’s best finisher in limited-overs cricketer. The all-rounder was in terrific form against Australia in the white ball series and gave the much needed finishing touches to the India innings. Apart from Hardik team, India as of now doesn’t possess any other trusted finisher in T20Is.
Every good T20 side must have two outstanding finishers who can help their side score those crucial 10-15 extra runs. Team India will now be eyeing the 2021 ICC T20 world cup at home. After winning the first T20 world cup, the Indian side has failed to win the tournament which will surely be in the minds of Virat Kohli and co. As of now the top order batting and bowlers seems to be the settled department of team India in T20Is.
However, they still lack a player than can support Hardik Pandya in the middle order and provide the late order impetus. In the feature, we look ahead at the 5 Indian cricketers who can form an ideal finishing pair with Hardik Pandya in T20Is.
5 Indian Cricketers Who Can Be An Ideal Finishing Pair With Hardik Pandya In T20Is
1. Ravindra Jadeja
The one name that automatically springs to mind when we talk about finishers in Indian cricket today is Ravindra Jadeja. Since the 2019 cricket world, Jadeja has immensely improved his power hitting and range of strokes in T20 cricket. The all-rounder is now at the peak of the powers as a batsman and is the prime contender to bat at the number 7 spot in the T20I squad.
We all saw the brilliant match-winning partnership of Hardik Pandya and Jadeja in the final ODI against Australia. The two complimented each other extremely well and smashed the Aussie bowlers to all corners of the ground. Ravindra Jadeja needs to continue his superb batting form and along with Pandya finish matches for India from difficult situations.