5 Indians Who Are Selected In World Cup For First Time

2. Hardik Pandya

Image Source : Hindustan Times

Since making himself known during the IPL, Hardik has become a pivotal part in the national side. He has the ability to strike the abll hard and clean. Along with that his smart bowling and athletic fielding makes him an unstoppable force.

Since making his international debut in 2016, the young all-rounder has shown his abilities from time to time. Hardik became the match-winner in 2016 T20 World Cup when he defended 2 runs off 3 balls against Bangladesh.

He has so far played 45 ODIs where he has scored 731 runs and picked 44 wickets at an economy of 5.54 runs per over. Hardik will want to make the WC memorable with some towering sixes with the bat and quick wickets with the ball.