India‘s chief coach Ravi Shastri has hailed Hardik Pandya for his ability to clear any ground in the world with his power-packed strokes. It was on Shastri’s insistence that Pandya was promoted at No. 4 in the third ODI against Australia in Indore, where he scored 78 in a winning cause. In the next game, he scored 41 albeit in a losing cause. Pandya got man of the series award for scoring 222 runs and picking up 6 wickets in the series.