'I Don't Mind Losing To Him...,' Hardik Pandya After A HeartBreaking Loss To MS Dhoni
Hardik Pandya with Mohit Sharma in the last over (AP Photo)
Hardik Pandya, the skipper of Gujarat Titans (GT) will be a proud man despite a heartbreaking loss in the final of the IPL 2023 to MS Dhoni's CSK. GT were the defending champions and almost pulled off consecutive IPL wins but Jadeja smashed 10 off last two balls to take CSK to an incredible win.
Hardik Pandya in the post-match interview touched upon lot of different things. He started off by saying that his team ticked lot of boxes and added that they play with their heart and they stood together and back each other. He mentioned that his team kept fighting and added that they win together and lose together.
"We tick a lot of boxes. We play with our heart and are a team who always stood together and back each other. The team kept fighting. We win together and lose together and maybe one of the days today,"
Hardik also added that that he is not the one to give excuses and credited CSK for playing better cricket. He also applauded Sai Sudharsan for his knock and stated that he has a bright future.
"I am not one of the guys to make excuses. CSK played better than us. We batted really well. Special mention to Sai. The knock he played at this big stage. I wish him well. He's gonna do wonders in his life,"
Hardik also said that he is happy for MS Dhoni and added that destiny had win written for him. Pandya also mentioned that he doesn't mind losing to Dhoni and stated that good things happen to good people and MS Dhoni is the best he has ever met.
"I am very very happy for MS as well. Destiny had this written for him. I don't mind losing to him as well. I can't ask anything better. I mentioned last year as well. Good things happen to good people and he is one of the best I have ever met."
MS Dhoni and his boys have lifted their 5th IPL title and have equalled MI's record of most IPL titles in the history of the competition.