India’s flamboyant all-rounder Hardik Pandya on Sunday said he had worked on gaining mastery over “finishing games when it mattered the most” during the coronavirus-forced lockdown.
Pandya powered India to a six-wicket win with a blazing 42 off 22 balls, helping the side score 25 of 12 balls and 14 in the final over for a series-clinching victory in the second and penultimate T20 International against Australia.
“During lockdown I wanted to focus on finishing games where it matters the most. It doesn’t matter whether I score or don’t score more runs,” Pandya said at the post-match press conference.
The all-rounder was not new to the kind of situation he faced with at the SCG on Sunday, having won some and lost a few in the past.
“I have been in these situations many times and I learnt from my mistakes in the past….