Team India all-rounder Hardik Pandya celebrated his 29th birthday on Tuesday, October 11. Social media was flooded with wishes for the talismanic cricketer, from former cricketers, his fans, and teammates. Hardik Pandya’s wife Natasa Stankovic shared a heartwarming post on his birthday.
Natasa Stankovic took to her Instagram profile to share a video compilation of her, Hardik Pandya, and the couple’s son, Agastya. In the videos, Hardik Pandya is seen spending quality time with Agastya and also posing with Natasa. Sharing the video, she wrote,
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All-rounder Hardik Pandya is currently with the Indian team in Australia for the upcoming 2022 T20 World Cup. He celebrated his birthday with his teammates, by cutting a cake. The Board of Control for Cricket in India shared a few pictures on social media from Hardik’s birthday celebration.
— BCCI (@BCCI) October 11, 2022
Team India wins first warm-up T20 match against Western Australia XI
Team India is gearing up for the 2022 T20 World Cup with a couple of warm-up matches against Western Australia XI. They secured a 13-run win in the first of the games on Monday, October 10 in Perth.
Batting first, Team India put on 158 runs on the board, with Suryakumar Yadav scoring 52 runs. In response, Western Australia XI fell short of the target, to hand India a win. Arshdeep Singh took three wickets, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Yuzvendra Chahal picked two wickets each.
The second warm-up match is all set to take place on Thursday, October 13 at the W.A.C.A in Perth.