Hardik Pandya likely to announce retirement from Test cricket
New Delhi : In a shocking indication for Hardik Pandya fans, the Indian cricketer is considering option to retire from Test cricket. According to a report by InsideSport, the 28-year-old has been dealing with injuries for the past couple of seasons and that has meant he has had to sit out of the national team. The report claimed that Hardik Pandya wants to focus on white ball cricket.
"He has been struggling with injuries for a while and although he hasn’t informed us officially, he is considering Test retirement. It will help him keep his focus on white-ball cricket. He was anyway not in our plans for Tests. It will be a great loss for sure but we have to prepare backup," a top BCCI official told InsideSport.
BCCI on Wednesday announced that Rohit Sharma will be the Team India captain for white ball cricket and Virat Kohli will lead the team in Test cricket.