Hardik Pandya on Friday struck an unbeaten 158 off 55 balls. (Source: Twitter/hardikpandya7)
Proceeding with his amazing run in the DY Patil T20 Cup, India all-rounder Hardik Pandya on Friday struck an unbeaten 158 off 55 balls in the elimination round conflict against BPCL.
Pandya, who is making a rebound in the wake of being sidelined for a huge period because of a back physical issue, struck six fours and 20 sixes, managing his side, Reliance One, force a monstrous 238/4 on the board.
This was his second century of the competition. Prior on Tuesday, the all-rounder crushed 105 off 39 balls in a group coordinate.
The BPCL bowlers — Sandeep Sharma (0/37), Sylvester D’Souza (1/56), India all-rounder Shivam Dube (1/40), Parikshit Valsangkar (0/28), Sagar Udeshi (0/45) and Rahul Tripathi (2/32) — were pounded by Hardik, who looks all set to make a rebound to the ODI group versus South Africa.
In the interim, India opener Shikhar Dhawan, who is additionally making progress toward recuperation from a physical issue, was asked to take a hike on 3 in a similar challenge.
Accordingly, BPCL were bowled out for 134 as Reliance 1 enlisted an extensive 104-run triumph.