I clearly get the impression that Virat Kohli loves Hardik Pandya's attitude. Its very similar to the way Kohli plays his cricket. And because he loves that attitude there is a good chance that Pandya will get a long run in the side, to settle himself and cement his spot in the team,

Shaun Pollock, 3 months
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