India batsman Hardik Pandya smashed a 31-ball 50 whereas chasing a mammoth goal of 375 in opposition to Australia within the first ODI in Sydney on Friday.
Pandya, who made his ODI debut in opposition to New Zealand in Dharamsala in 2016, AUS vs IND Live Sydney ODI: Pandya completes 1000 ODI runs, He took 55 matches to achieve the landmark.
The 27-year-old has been every day within the limited-overs facet earlier than damage points dominated him out of necessary tournaments. He returned to worldwide cricket after greater than 12 months.
Pandya had a decrease again surgical procedure in October 2019. The Indian Premier League 2020 triumph with Mumbai Indians readies him effectively for the tour Down Underneath. At current, he’s enjoying purely as a batsman and has not resumed bowling.
Pandya took guard at an essential juncture of the sport with India dropping its high 4 inside the primary 15 overs. He added 128 runs for the fifth wicket with Shikhar Dhawan (74, 86b, 10×4). He missed his century by a whisker, falling for 90 off 76 balls (7×4, 4×6)