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Hardik Pandya Bio/Wiki:
Hardik Pandya is an Indian cricketer best known for playing for the Indian national cricket team. He is also the captain of the fledgling IPL franchise Gujarat Titans who led the team to win the IPL title in 2022. He was born on 11 October 1993 in Choryasi, Surat, Gujarat. He completed his early education at MK High School. He had a special love for cricket since childhood. When he was 5 years old, his father, seeing his love for cricket, closed his small car finance business in Surat and shifted to Vadodara so that he could get better cricket training.
He enrolled both his sons in Kiran More’s Cricket Academy in Vadodara. At that time due to a paucity of money, Pandya’s family lived in a rented house in Gorwa. Both the brothers used an old car to reach the cricket ground. Pandya dropped out after class IX to focus fully on his cricketing career. After that, he focused his entire attention on cricket. According to Pandya’s elder brother Krunal Pandya, Hardik made steady progress in junior-level cricket and he single-handedly won many matches for his team in club cricket.
In an interview with The Indian Express, Hardik revealed that he had dropped from his state age-group teams due to his “attitude problems”. He added that he was “just an expressive child” who did not “like to hide his emotions.” According to Hardik’s father, he was a leg-spinner until 18 but he switched to fast bowling at the behest of Baroda coach Sanath Kumar. He made his debut in domestic cricket for Baroda in 2013.
He was instrumental in helping his team Baroda win the 2013-14 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. The first bid for him in the IPL was in the year 2014. Hardik, with a base price of 10 lakhs, was not bought by any of the franchisees. But seeing his ability, IPL franchise Mumbai Indians bought him in 2015 for his base price of ₹ 10 lakhs. He played only 9 matches in the 2015 season and caught the attention of the selectors with his explosive batting.
In the year 2016, he got an opportunity to make his international debut for the Indian team in Australia. He made his T20I debut against Australia on 27 January 2016 at the age of 22. He then made his ODI debut on 16 October 2016 against New Zealand in Dharamsala. He made his Test debut against Sri Lanka at Galle on 26 July 2017.
Hardik Pandya was a part of the Mumbai Indians team for 6 years in the IPL, in which he helped his team win the IPL title 3 times. In IPL Auction 2022, he was bought by the new IPL franchise Gujarat Titans for ₹15 crores and appointed as their team captain. Hardik proved the decision of the team management right and made Gujarat Titans the winner of the debut IPL title 2022.
|Real Name||Hardik Himanshu Pandya|
|Nick Name||Harry, Kung fu Pandya|
|Popular for||Playing Cricket For India|
|Date of Birth||11 October 1993|
|Age (as of 2022)||28 years|
|Birthplace||Choryasi, Surat, Gujarat, India|
|Current Address||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Highschool||MK High School|
|Educational Qualification||9th Standard|
|Zodiac Sign/Star Sign||Libra ♎|
|Batting Style||Right Handed Bat|
|Jersey Number||In Test: 33|
In ODI: 33
In T20I: 33
In IPL: 33
|Debut in International Cricket||Test: vs Srilanka, Galle International Stadium (26-07-2017)|
ODI: Vs New Zealand, HPCA Stadium (16-10-2016)
T20I: vs Australia, Adelaide Oval (26-01-2016)
|IPL Debut||vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, M. Chinnaswamy Stadium (19-04-2015)|
|Teams||India, Baroda, Mumbai Indians, Gujarat Titans, India A, Indian Board Presidents XI, World XI|
Body Measurement & Physical Stats:
Hardik Pandya age is 28 years old in 2022 and his height in feet is 6 feet 0 inches, which is 183 centimeters. His body weight is 61 kg and Pandya’s body measurement is 38-30-10. His eye color is Black and his hair color is also Black.
|Age (as of 2022)||28 years|
|Height||in centimeters: 183 cm|
in meter: 1.83 m
in feet: 6’0” inches
|Weight in kilogram||61 kg|
|Weight in pounds||134 lbs|
Hardik Pandya Family Members & Their Relationship:
Hardik Pandya was born in a middle-class Gujarati Hindu family. His entire family believes in Hinduism and worships Hindu deities. Hardik Pandya’s father’s name is Late Himanshu Pandya. He had a small car finance business in Surat, Gujarat. But after closing his business for better cricket training for his sons, he moved to Vadodara along with his family. Due to a lack of money, he lived with his family in a rented house in the Gorwa area. Hardik’s father Himanshu Pandya died on 16 January 2021 due to cardiac arrest.
Hardik’s mother’s name is Nalini Pandya. Apart from his parents, he has an elder brother Krunal Pandya in his family. Krunal is also a cricketer by profession and has played for Mumbai Indians in IPL along with his brother Hardik for 5 years. Both the brothers have won many matches for Mumbai Indians. But in the 2022 IPL auction, Krunal was bought by the new IPL franchise Lucknow Super Giants for ₹ 8.25 crore and included in his team. Now both brothers play for different teams in IPL.
Apart from this, Krunal has also played for India in international matches. Hardik’s marital status is Married. He got engaged to Serbian actress and model Natasa Stankovic on 01 January 2020 and married during the nationwide lockdown. Earlier, his affair was with Lisha Sharma and Elli Avram. Hardik Pandya’s wife Natasa Stankovic gave birth to a son named Agastya Pandya on 30 July 2020.
|Parents||Father: Late Himanshu Pandya (died)|
Mother: Nalini Pandya
Brother: Krunal Pandya (elder)
|Children||Son: Agastya Pandya (b.2020)|
|Wife||Natasa Stankovic Pandya|
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|Girlfriend / Affairs With||Lisha Sharma|
Hardik Pandya Net Worth, Income & Salary:
Hardik Pandya’s total net worth is approximately more than ₹ 90 crores. He is a brilliant all-rounder player of the Indian cricket team, who has been given a place in the Grade B list by the BCCI. Being a Grade B player, Hardik is given a salary of ₹3 crores annually by the BCCI. Hardik is a well-known name in IPL, which every IPL franchise wants to include in their team. Mumbai Indians bought him in 2015 for his base price of ₹10 lakh.
Till 2017 he continued to play for Mumbai Indians at his base price but in the IPL auction 2018 he was retained by Mumbai Indians for ₹ 11 crores and he was part of the Mumbai Indians team till 2021 at the same price. After the arrival of two new teams in IPL Auction 2022, they were bought by the new IPL franchise Gujarat Titans for ₹15 crores. From 2015 to 2022, he earned ₹ 59.3 crores in IPL. Hardik, who once earned ₹400 a week by playing local tournaments in the villages of Gujarat, is today the owner of crores.
He also used to travel by sitting on top of a bus or truck to reach the match venue. If he felt hungry after the match, he used to eat Maggi and fill his stomach and today Hardik is the rockstar player of Team India. Apart from getting a salary from IPL and BCCI, he endorses around 8 to 10 brands from which he earns good money. He charges around ₹4 crores for endorsing a brand. Apart from this, he has a tremendous fan following on social media. He charges up to ₹40 lakh for a single post to endorse any brand on social media.
Hardik, once a second-hand car, today has luxury vehicles like Lamborghini, Audi, Range Rover, Mercedes, and Rolls Royce. He is also very much fond of watches. He has watches worth crores. Hardik has Patek Philippe Nautilus Platinum 5711 worth ₹5 cr, Patek Philippe Nautilus Platinum 18k White Gold worth ₹2.7 cr, Patek Philippe Nautilus 5712R worth ₹1.65 cr, Rolex Oyster Perpetual Daytona Cosmograph worth ₹1 cr and AP Royal Oak Self Winding Chronograph worth ₹38 Lakh.
Hardik Pandya also has 2 houses. He owns a luxurious penthouse in Baroda and an 8 BHK flat at Rustomjee Paramount Towers in Bandra, Mumbai. Baroda Penthouse is spread over 6,000 square feet. It has many modern facilities like a gym and a private theatre. On the other hand, the 8 BHK apartment in Bandra is spread over 3,838 sq ft.
|Salary||Approx ₹23 lakh – ₹30 lakh per month|
|Salary In IPL||₹15 crores per annum|
|Car||Lamborghini, Audi, Range Rover, Mercedes, and Rolls Royce|
|Total Net Worth||₹90 crores – ₹100 crores (approx as in 2022)|
Social Media Accounts & Other Contact Details:
|@Hardik_Pandya (12m+ followers)|
|@Hardik_Pandya (23.2m+ followers)|
|@Hardik_Pandya (8m+ followers)|
|Mobile Number||Not known|
Some Interesting Facts About Hardik Pandya:
- Hardik Pandya was born into a middle-class family in Choryasi, Surat, Gujarat.
- He completed his early education at MK High School.
- Pandya dropped out of his study after class IX to focus fully on his cricketing career.
- Hardik Pandya made his debut in domestic cricket for Baroda in 2013.
- In the year 2014. Hardik, with a base price of 10 lakhs in IPL 2014, but no franchisees were interested to buy him.
- At the age of 22, he made his T20I debut against Australia on 27 January 2016.
- In the same year then he made his ODI debut on 16 October 2016 against New Zealand in Dharamsala.
- In IPL Auction 2022, Hardik Pandya was bought by the new IPL franchise Gujarat Titans for ₹15 crores and appointed as their team captain.
- Hardik got engaged to Serbian actress and model Natasa Stankovic on 01 January 2020.
- Earlier, his affair was with Lisha Sharma and Elli Avram.
- Hardik Pandya’s total net worth is approximately more than ₹ 90 crores.
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