‘All good things must end’ – Hardik Pandya shares heartfelt message
By SMCS - Dec 3, 2021 12:30 pm
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All-rounder Hardik Pandya on Thursday has hinted that he may not return to Mumbai Indians for the next Indian Premier League (IPL) season after he wasn’t retained by the franchise on Wednesday. Hardik, meanwhile, posted a couple of cryptic tweets in which he thanked MI for his association with the team for which he has played since 2015 as well.

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Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya has only played for the Mumbai Indians in the IPL, scoring 1476 runs for them in the cash-rich league so far at an average of 27.33 and picked 42 wickets as well.

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“My journey with @mipaltan. I’ll carry these memories with me for the rest of my life, I’ll carry these moments with me for the rest of my life. The friends I’ve made, the bonds that were formed, the people, the fans, I’ll always be grateful. I’ve grown not just as a player but…

“.. as a person. I came here as a youngster with big dreams: we won together, we lost together, we fought together. Every moment with this team has a special place in my heart. They say all good things must end but @mipaltan will remain in my heart forever,” Hardik Pandya tweeted.

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Mumbai Indians, however, retained captain Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard and Suryakumar Yadav for IPL 2022. Meanwhile, IPL retention rules allow franchises to hang on to four players out of which two can be overseas cricketers. The franchise will be spending Rs 42 crore if they retain 4 players, leaving them with Rs 48 crore to buy players in the IPL 2022 mega-auctions in January as well.