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LIFE AND CAPTAINCY: HARDIK PANDAYAS MANTRA



Shubman Gill, the opening batsman who contributed significantly to India's 168-run victory over New Zealand to seal the three-match T20I series with his first century, claimed on Wednesday that he did not go above and beyond during his impressive performance. After deciding to bat, India scored a whopping 234 for 4 thanks in large part to Gill's continued presence on 126. India's largest victory in terms of runs was achieved when they bowled New Zealand out for a pitiful 66 in 12 point one overs.


"Practicing pays off, and it feels good when that happens. Happy to bring in the big ones for the team. At the post-game presentation, Gill said that everyone uses a different technique to hit sixes.


"Hardik bhai told me to bat the way I do and that there is no need to do anything extra. I don't think you get tired when you are playing for your nation, and I'm happy to play in all three formats."


Hardik Pandya, the captain, claimed that when making decisions on the field, he typically follows his instincts.


"I have always approached the game in this way, trying to read the circumstances and determine what is needed at the time without having preconceived notions. Pandya, who won player-of-the-series honors, stated, "I frequently go with my gut.


"I have a very simple rule about my life and as a captain: If I fail, it will be because of my choices. The second innings seemed spicier to me when I was playing in the IPL championship game. By making these pressure games more common, we can hopefully perform better on larger stages."


Mitchell Santner, the disappointed captain of New Zealand, praised India for their "outstanding" cricket performance.


Some of their men are currently in fantastic shape. Losing five wickets in the powerplay makes it

difficult to win. When the ball is swinging, it can be difficult.


When the going got tough, India really went after us, Santner said, "If you look at the way India played, they took their time early on.".


When asked about the upcoming ODI World Cup in India, Santner responded, "I guess that time of year there will be some dew around, and most teams might bowl first.


"We've seen some fantastic wickets; if it plays out like that in October, it will be a fantastic World Cup to watch and learn from. The score we'd want to limit teams to, in my opinion, is 320.”


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