Ind vs Aus: Pandya trains during Team India practice session

Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya took part in a practice session at the Wankhede Stadium a day after being ruled out of the India A tour of New Zealand.

Hardik Pandya went through fielding drills and bowled in the nets under the supervision of India's bowling coach Bharat Arun.   -  PTI

A day after officially being ruled of India-A’s tour to New Zealand, allrounder Hardik Pandya made a guest appearance at India’s training session on Monday, the eve of the first ODI at the Wankhede Stadium.

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After having a brief chat with bowling coach B. Arun, Hardik bowled with Arun monitoring him from the umpire’s position and team physiotherapist Nitin Patel observing the action from behind the nets. The Baroda cricketer also did a few fielding drills later on, besides escorting a security guard who was hit with a ball for medical attention.

While there was no official word from the team management about Hardik’s progress, don’t be surprised if Hardik is considered for the three ODIs in New Zealand next month.