Hardik has become the first-ever Indian
with the double of 50 wickets and 500 runs
in T20Is. He achieved the feat after dismissing
WI opener Brandon King in the third T20I.
Overall, Hardik is the 11th man and 30th
overall with this rare double. Deepti Sharma
(women's cricket team) is the only other
Indian to script this record in the format.
Hardik made his T20I debut in January
2016 against Australia at the Adelaide Oval.
Besides having 50 T20I wickets, he owns 806
runs with the bat at a strike rate of 143.16.
Hardik has played 15 internationals in 2022.
He has slammed 353 runs in these matches
at a remarkable average of 35.30. The Indian
all-rounder also owns 14 wickets at 21.00.
In the third ODI against England, Hardik
registered figures of 4/24 and slammed 71.
He became the fourth Indian man to register
the double of 50-plus runs and four wickets
in an ODI.