The account of India's pro all-rounder Hardik Pandya from living in a little matchbox-sized loft (Baroda) to claiming rich property in Mumbai has been a remarkable one. With his abilities and ability, not just he had the option to make name for India however his IPL establishment Mumbai Indians too.
Over the most recent couple of years, Pandya stayed at his sheer best in assuming the part of ideal finisher for India and would even deliver some helpful overs if the commander requested. In the most recent new development, Pandya opened up on different parts of his life, from all his youth battles to making enormous throughout everyday life, his dad's job in their turn of events, and so on
Pandya likewise talked about the tremendous measure of cash that is being presented in the IPL sale and how can it influence players' life and what all progressions subsequent to getting an agreement in IPL. On being asked, 'With all the cash on offer in the IPL, do you figure it very well may be an interruption for the players, who may begin thinking they merit a specific sum at auction--
-You need a strong head to understand what is happening. I and Krunal were very strong-headed, so we were able to accept the fact that money is there, but we make sure we never lift a foot off the ground. It might come across like I am flying and all that, but I know at the end of the day, my foot is always on the ground. Money is good, bro. It changes a lot of things. I am one of those examples. Otherwise, I would be working at a petrol pump. I am not joking. For me, my family was the priority, to make sure my family has a good life,- said Pandya as quoted by Cricket Monthly.
Pandya also opened on the fact, how money is extremely important for pushing a player to do well in cricket. With a lot of cash on offer, players get passionate to perform as the amount changes the life of their families. And, many won-t be even playing cricket if there is not so much money involved, reckoned the all-rounder.
-In 2019 I had a conversation with someone who was saying, money should not be there for -you all young guys-. I disagreed. When a guy from a village or a small town gets a big contract, he does not keep it for himself, he is looking after his parents, he is looking after his relatives. Money makes the difference. And it gives motivation as well. There is a misconception that people should not talk about money. I don-t believe in that, because you are passionate about sport and money matters as well. I do not know how many people will play cricket if money is not there,- he added.