|Hardik Pandya Quick Look|
|Date of Birth||October 11, 1993|
|Birth Place||Gujarat, India|
Hardik Pandya is an Indian cricket player who plays for his country India in international cricket matches. He is a batting all-rounder and bats right-handed and bowls right-arm fast-medium.
- Hardik Pandya is often nicknamed Kung Fu Pandya and Hairy.
- Batting all-rounder Hardik Pandya’s brother Krunal Pandya also plays international cricket.
- His father Himanshu Pandya used to run a small car finance business in Surat, Gujarat.
- When Hardik was 5, his dad shifted base to Vadodara in order to receive better cricket coaching.
- Hardik played his first international cricket match on January 26, 2016, which was against Australia. It was a T20I match.
- In 2012, he also started playing domestic cricket for Baroda.
- In 2015, Hardik Pandya started playing cricket for the Indian Premier League (IPL) team Mumbai Indians.
- On January 1, 2020, Hardik married Indian-based Serbian dancer and actress, Nataša Stanković. Their first child, boy Agastya Pandya was born on July 30, 2020.
- Until 18 years of age, Hardik was a leg spinner. He changed his bowling style to fast bowling after Baroda coach Sanath Kumar asked him to do so.
- He has played with players like Virat Kohli and KL Rahul.