Today, IPL 2021 auction will kickstart at 3 PM and just hours before that, Hardik Pandya who is one of the best players in the Indian cricket team took to his Instagram account to share a throwback video of himself where a very young Hardik is seen talking of his aspiration of representing India. In the video, he is heard could be seen giving an interview to a local Hindi channel where he says how he and brother Krunal Pandya aspires to play for India and their domestic side Baroda and how IPL auctions played an important role in realising his dreams.
Sharing the video on his Instagram, he captioned it as, “Don’t ever underestimate the power of your dreams. Blessed and grateful #IPLAuction always reminds me of just how far we’ve come.” After the video was shared, Krunal commented, “Love you brother” while actor Ranveer Singh also dropped heart emoticons. Comedian Tanmay Bhatt called him the ‘absolute legend’. Even fans became a little emotional to see his inspirational journey where one commented, “What a journey. As an individual, you are on another level man. Stay same always” while another one said, “Quite liked the confidence with which a young Hardik Pandya spoke. You could see that confidence graduate to where it is today”.
Hardik Pandya’s father Himanshu Pandya passed away after suffering from a heart attack a few days ago. The cricketer penned an emotional letter along with some throwback pictures with his father. Pandya penned an emotional letter addressing his hero.
He wrote, “To My Daddy and my Hero To lose you is one of the most difficult things to accept in life but you have left us so many great memories that we can only imagine you smiling! Your sons are standing where they are right now is only because of you, your hard work, your self-belief and you were always happy. This house without you would be less entertaining!”
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