Born on October 11, 1993, Hardik Pandya is an Indian international cricketer who plays for Baroda in domestic cricket and Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Hardik Pandya has established himself as India's premier all-rounder in all three formats of cricket which has made him a regular in the Indian team line-up. He is a right-handed batsman who bats in the middle order and he bowls right-arm fast-medium. His brother Krunal Pandya plays in the IPL.
In pic: Hardik Pandya spotted here twinning with his sister-in-law Pankhuri Sharma, he captioned, "Everything for family!"
Hardik Pandya's father Himanshu Pandya ran a small car finance business in Surat. However, he chose to shut down the business and move to Vadodara when Hardik was five. His father made this move in order to facilitate his sons with better cricket training. He enrolled his two sons (Hardik and Krunal) into Kiran More's cricket academy in Vadodara.
In pic: Hardik Pandya shared this picture where he is spotted with Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sakshi and Pankhuri Sharma. He captioned, "About last night!! So good to see them!! #friendslikefamily @krunalpandya_official we missed you"
The Pandya family lived in a rented apartment in Gorwa, with the brothers (Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya) using a second-hand car to travel to the cricket ground. Hardik studied at the MK High School till ninth grade before dropping out to focus on his cricket.
In pic: Hardik Pandya shared this picture, where he is spotted with his brother Krunal Pandya and sister-in-law Pankhuri Sharma. He wrote, "Obviously I can’t do anything in the gym but I can guide them for sure"
Hardik Pandya's brother Krunal Pandya got married to his long-time girlfriend Pankhuri Sharma on December 17, 2017.
In pic: Hardik Pandya is known to be extremely close to his brother Krunal Pandya and Krunal's wife Pankhuri. He shared this picture from Krunal Pandya's wedding and wrote, "You can’t see it, you can’t touch it but they’re my lifeline and I feel it whenever they’re around!"
Hardik Pandya is also known to be a bit of a casanova. He was linked to actress and dancer Elli Avram earlier this year and is now apparently paired with Bollywood actress Esha Gupta. Well, what can we say, he is a hot property off the pitch as well
In pic: Hardik Pandya shared this picture on Pankhuri Sharma's birthday. He wrote, "Happy birthday pankhu Betu ?? And I agree with Krunal you are the best thing happened to him and our family ?? @pankhuriisharma"
In a recent interview, Bollywood actress Esha Gupta spoke about the Hardik Pandya mystery. Esha Gupta said, "I'm not getting married anytime soon. I'll let everyone know when I do." However, she did not deny or accept being in a relationship with the Indian all-rounder.
In pic: Hardik Pandya shared this picture of himself with his brother Krunal and Pankhuri Sharma, "Thank you @tisastudio for all the amazing outfits for Krunal’s wedding!"
Hardik Pandya seems to be overjoyed in this picture which he shared from Krunal Pandya's wedding. He wrote, "Hahaha they did it! @pankhuriisharma @krunalpandya_official"
Hardik Pandya shared these photoshoot pictures of Krunal Pandya's wedding album, captioned, "Krunal Pandya: Caught n Bowled Pankhuri - 0(1) !!!! My jaans are getting married and I am super excited for the wedding. Let the happiness begin!!! #BowledOverBeauty"
Hardik Pandya shared this picture of a dinner date with his brother Krunal and sister-in-law Pankhuri. He wrote, "My gang"
Pankhuri Sharma looks to be safe and secure between her two bodygaurds! Hardik Pandya captioned this picture as, "Yaaayy so here is the person who is my sister my mother and my friend.. But mainly my mumma.. happy birthday to you.... I am seeing you soon mumma!!!"
Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya seem to be lost in each other's eyes, eyes Pankhuri Sharma looks on. He wrote, "One more...... @pankhuriisharma @krunalpandya_official"
Hardik Pandya shared this throwback picture of him as a kid with his father on Father's Day, he captioned, "The boss man who started my journey called life!! happy Father’s Day, my hero"
The league of extraordinary gentlemen! Hardik Pandya with Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh and Indian cricketer KL Rahul #throwback to that wonderful night.
Hardik Pandya shared this picture of a nightout with his family and friends. He wrote, "My family!!! my world!! my people!! it is the best feeling to see them after a great win and Well done lads @mumbaiindians"
Hardik Pandya captioned this picture, "Quality time with brothers and sisters.. #familylove!! @mayurmehta123"
Hardik Pandya shared this picture on his father's birthday. He wrote, "Happy Birthday to king of the house ! Boss daddy!! The guy who put everything for us ?? #daddyisgangster"
Hardik Pandya shared this sweet picture of KL Rahul sitting on his lap, on KL Rahul's birthday. He wrote, "To my brother from another mother.... yo boy happy birthday. Keep laughing on my jokes alright... your day love have fun"
Hardik Pandya with his mom. He wrote, "Meri pyaari maaa...."
Hardik Pandya shared this picture of an outing with Krunal Pandya, Pankhuri Sharma and some other friends, he wrote, "My people are the best!"
Hardik Pandya posted a wonderful tribute for his coach Jitu Singh. He captioned, "On this day I may like to say thank you to many teachers in my life but the one who deserves the most is this guy. Jitu Singh sir!!!! the guy who stood there with me in my all ups and down and always made sure I keep going ! Thank you coach!!!! we love you I got your back always"
Hardik Pandya has got too much swag in this picture. He wrote, "My bring it on face"
Team India all-rounder Hardik Pandya turns 25 on October 11, 2018. On his birthday today, we showcase pictures of Hardik with his family and friends. These photos prove that family comes first for Hardik Pandya. (All pictures courtesy/ Hardik Pandya Instagram)
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