Hardik Pandya Wife, Net Worth, Biography, Awards, Centuries, Career Highlights and More
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- Hardik Pandya Biography and Net worth
- Hardik Pandya Early Life
- Hardik Pandya Marriage and Children
- Hardik Pandya Networth
- Hardik Pandya Political Career
- Hardik Pandya Controversy
Hardik Pandya Biography and Net worth
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Hardik Pandya, who is important for the Indian National Team, is the driving force behind India’s notable recent successes. He is famous for his exceptional cricketing abilities and is often referred to by his friends and admirers as “West Indian of Baroda.”
Hardik Pandya is an all-rounder and the batsman for the Indian Cricket Team. He began playing cricket as a right-handed batsman and is now a member of the Indian cricket team’s all-rounders. He bats right-handed and bowls right-arm fast-medium. He also participates in domestic cricket for the Baroda cricket team and captains the Gujarat Titans, a newly established team in the Indian Premier League (IPL), which he guided to their first IPL championship in 2022.
As a result of his accomplishments, Hardik has vaulted to the top of the list of players and is now one of the wealthiest cricketers in the world. Hardik’s elder brother Krunal Pandya is also a Cricket Player
|Full name||Hardik Himanshu Pandya|
|Born||11 October 1993 (age 29)
Choryasi, Surat, Gujarat, India
|Nickname||Kung Fu Pandya, Hairy|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
Hardik Pandya Early Life
Hardik Pandya was born on 11 October 1993 in Surat, Gujarat. His father, Himanshu Pandya, ran a small car finance business in Surat which he shut down and moved to Vadodara when Hardik was five to provide his sons with better cricket training facilities. Himanshu Pandya worked as a Loan agent in Vadodara. He enrolled his two sons into Kiran More’s cricket academy in Vadodara. Lacking finances, the Pandya family lived in a rented apartment in Gorwa, with the brothers using a second-hand car to travel to the cricket ground.Hardik studied at the MK High School until ninth grade before dropping out to focus on cricket.
In club cricket, Hardik “won a number of matches single-handedly,” according to Krunal, and made steady progress in junior-level cricket. Hardik explained that his “attitude problems” led to his expulsion from his state age-group teams in an interview with the Indian Express. He went on to say that he was “simply an expressive child” and that he did not “want to hide his emotions.”
Hardik’s father claims that up until the age of 18, he bowled as a leg spinner before switching to fast bowling at the behest of Baroda coach Sanath Kumar.
Their father, Himanshu Pandya died in January 2021, following a cardiac arrest.
Hardik Pandya Marriage and Children
Pandya got engaged to an Indian-based Serbian dancer and actress Nataša Stanković on 1 January 2020 and tied the knot on May 31, 2020.
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Nataša made her debut in Bollywood films with the political drama Satyagraha directed by Prakash Jha. In 2014, she participated in Bigg Boss 8. She also participated in Nach Baliye 9.
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Soon after, on 30 July 2020, their first child Agastya Pandya was born seven months after their marriage.
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Hardik Pandya Net Worth
Hardik Pandya’s estimated total net worth is $11 million, which is roughly equivalent to 91 billion Indian rupees in Indian currency (i.e. approx. Ninty one Crore INR). Cricket is the primary source of his income. Additionally, he has a very high brand value and is the most liked athlete in the world.
Additionally, he receives a sizeable income from the Indian Premier League and several international and national cricket matches (IPL). He also demands a hefty sum of money to endorse numerous brands.
|Net Worth (2023)||$11 Million|
|Net Worth in Indian Rupees||Rs. 91 Crore|
|Monthly Income And Salary||1.2 Crore +|
|Yearly Income||15 Crore +|
Hardik Pandya IPL Fees 2023
|2023 (Retaine)||Gujarat Titans||₹ 150,000,000|
|2022||Gujarat Titans||₹ 150,000,000|
|2021||Mumbai Indians||₹ 110,000,000|
|2020 (Retain)||Mumbai Indians||₹ 110,000,000|
|2019 (Retain)||Mumbai Indians||₹ 110,000,000|
|2018||Mumbai Indians||₹ 110,000,000|
|2017||Mumbai Indians||₹ 1,000,000|
|2016||Mumbai Indians||₹ 1,000,000|
|2015||Mumbai Indians||₹ 1,000,000|
|Total||₹ 74.30 Crore INR|
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Hardik Pandya Assets
House: Hardik Pandya purchased a luxurious custom home in Gujarat,India in 2016. His residence is currently worth INR 2 crore. He also owns a number of real estate properties across the nation.
Cars: Hardik Pandya, a cricket player for the Gujarat Titans, has a number of high-end automobiles. From Lamborghini (4 crores) to Rolls Royce, Mr. Pandya has a wide variety of automobiles (6.15 crores). His automotive collection, which includes luxury vehicles like Mercedes, Audi, and Range Rover, is valued at over 15 and a half crores.
Hardik Pandya Career
Hardik Pandya Domestic Career
Since 2013, Pandya has competed for the Baroda cricket team. He was a key contributor to Baroda’s 2013–14 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy victory. He scored 86 runs not out during his innings in January 2016 to lead the Baroda cricket team to a six-wicket victory over the Vidarbha cricket team in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match. He hit eight sixes during that period.
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Indian Premier League
From 2015 to 2021, Pandya participated in the IPL with the Mumbai Indians.He struck 61 runs off 31 balls to help Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders in a game they had to win to stay in the playoff hunt, giving him his team’s second man of the match award of the year.
The Mumbai Indians released Pandya prior to the IPL 2022 mega auction. He was later chosen as the team’s captain by the Gujarat Titans, a new Ahmedabad franchise. In 2022, he captained Gujarat to their first IPL championship, making him the first captain since Shane Warne to do so.
|Domestic team information|
|2015–2021||Mumbai Indians (squad no. 33)|
|2022||Gujarat Titans (squad no. 33)|
Hardik Pandya International Career
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- Test debut – vs Sri Lanka on July 26, 2017
- Last Test – vs Sri lanka August 12, 2017
- ODI debut – vs New Zealand October 16, 2016
- Last ODI – vs New Zealand October 29, 2017
- T20 debut – vs Australia January 26, 2016
- Last T20- vs New Zealand November 7, 2017
|National side||India (2016–present)|
|Test debut (cap 289)||26 July 2017 v Sri Lanka|
|Last Test||30 August 2018 v England|
|ODI debut||16 October 2016 v New Zealand|
|Last ODI||12 January 2023 v Sri Lanka|
|ODI shirt no.||33 (formerly 11)|
|T20I debut||26 January 2016 v Australia|
|Last T20I||7 January 2023 v Sri Lanka|
|T20I shirt no.||33 (formerly 11)|
Hardik Pandya Career Statistics
Hardik Pandya Controversy
In January 2019, Pandya appeared with teammate K. L. Rahul on the show Koffee with Karan, and made several controversial comments which were met with immediate public backlash.The public categorized his monologue as indecent, derogatory, misogynistic and disgraceful.Pandya apologized for his remarks by saying that he had gotten carried away by the nature of the show.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) responded to the controversy by saying, “It will be considered whether players should even be allowed to appear on such TV shows which have got nothing to do with cricket.”
The BCCI found the comments as very crass, sexist and cringeworthy, and were not impressed by the apology, seeking appropriate legal action into the matter as it was a breach of conduct. Both Pandya and Rahul were handed a suspension until a pending investigation and were called back from the ongoing tours of Australia and New Zealand.
Furthermore, on 13 January 2019, Gillette suspended their brand association with Pandya for its Mach3 razor.On 24 January 2019, after lifting the suspension on Pandya and Rahul, the BCCI announced that Pandya would re-join the squad for the matches in New Zealand
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