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Patience in the fast lane

DNMUM383394 | 2/17/2017 | Author : Rutvick Mehta | WC :633

While he seemingly made it to T20, ODI squads in a jiffy, Hardik Pandya says his Test debut will happen with time

Mumbai: Hardik Pandya is only used to taking the fast lane in life. Not just with his cars, but his sporting journey as well.
The 23-year-old all-rounder caught the eye of the Indian cricketing circles with his flamboyant show for Mumbai Indians in 2015 Indian Premier League. He bowled fast, he batted fast.
Months later, he zoomed into the Indian T20 playing XI against Australia in January 2016.
Months later, he zoomed into the Indian ODI playing XI against New Zealand in October 2016.
Days later, he zoomed into the Indian Test squad against England. Fast and furious. But then, a speed breaker hits him.
The heavy dose of spin in Test matches in India meant that the fast-bowling all-rounder couldn’t find a place in the p
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