India all-rounder Hardik Pandya is one of the three players who was retained by Mumbai Indians. Hardik has been an important part of the Mumbai franchise and played a vital role in their 2017 triumph when MI were crowned champions after beating Rising Pune Supergiant in the final. Hardik began his career with MI in 2015 and has played 37 matches for them scoring 406 runs and bagging 10 wickets. He has also considered as one of the players who
is capable of filling the void of an all-rounder in the Indian team. The right-hander made his ODI and T20I debut for India in 2016 while donned the Test jersey in 2017. He has so far scored 628 ODI runs in 28 matches and has picked 39 wickets in the format while in Tests he has scored 297 runs in 6 Tests. Pandya has picked 7 wickets so far in Test cricket.