Mumbai Indians bowling coach Shane Bond needs all-rounder Hardik Pandya, who’s recovering from a again surgical procedure, to play a number of matches before the Indian Premier League, starting March 29.
Bond might be travelling to Mumbai for a gathering with the franchise and requested about Pandya, the MI bowling coach is assured that the all-rounder will come again stronger.
“I only hope he gets to play some cricket before the IPL and always believe it’s better to spend a little bit longer for coming back rather than rushing it,” Bond mentioned.
“There’s no doubt he can come back. I am just pleased that they are taking an orthodox approach with Hardik’s rehabilitation and T20s, especially IPL will be nice for him to comeback as he will not be over-bowled.”
Pandya underwent a productive web session on the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru lately.
He was seen dealing with throwdown within the nets and primarily performed with a straight bat. It just isn’t but clear if he’ll make a comeback within the South Africa ODIs subsequent month or the IPL.
Earlier this month, Pandya was dominated out of the Test collection in opposition to New Zealand after failing to regain full match health.
The determination was taken after the 26-year-previous consulted spinal surgeon James Allibone within the United Kingdom.
Pandya underwent a profitable surgical procedure in October final yr to deal with an acute decrease-again damage and has remained out of motion since.