The Indian all-rounder cricketer, Hardik Pandya is a phenomenal player. He has mostly been seen as a middle-order batsman on the field. Hardik has got great right-arm medium-fast bowling skills. He is also a great fielder who has got a number of epic catches in his hands. The player has also played for the Mumbai Indians (MI) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Hardik Pandya has always been the best choice to generate a high run rate for the team. In fact, many have called him the ‘six machine’ for hitting the ball out of the boundaries.
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The run-getter from Baroda has got a good run rate. He has scored sixes several times in the match. Hardik has a total of 40 sixes in the One Day Internationals (ODIs) as per the ESPN Cricinfo reports, dated back in September 2019. He has scored a total of 122 sixes in the Twenty20s, which is incredible. In the year 2017, Hardik made a hat-trick of sixes thrice in the ODIs, that year. After AB de Villiers, Hardik Pandya is the second-highest player to score hat-tricks of sixes, along with Chris Gayle and Sanath Jayasuriya, since 2000. He scored the hat-tricks in a span of four months then, which left the whole world, including the critics stunned with his performance.
No doubt, Hardik Pandya is a great six machine. His urge for scoring sixes has let the Indian cricket score a really high run rate. The player has done wonders, and the fans expect him to do more.