Guess who is Hardik Pandya's 'forever love'

File photo of Hardik Pandya. Photograph:( Twitter )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 18, 2018, 01.39 PM (IST)

Indian paceman Hardik Pandya shared a picture on his official Instagram account with a caption "Forever Love". The picture does not feature any girl but Pandya with former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. 

Pandya, who is one of the most eligible bachelors in the Indian men's cricket team, has made one thing clear that MSD is his 'forever love' under whom the pacer made his international debut.

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Virat Kohli-led team India has arrived in Australia to play four Tests, three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and three Twenty20 International (T20I) matches from November 2018 to January 2019. 

Both Dhoni and Pandya are not part of this crucial assignment as Dhoni was dropped from India's Twenty20 squad while Pandya is undergoing rehabilitation after suffering a lower-back injury during the Asia Cup in Dubai last September. 

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Shastri broadly dropped a hint that injured Hardik Pandya's absence robs them a chance to play an extra bowler. Even former Australian batsman Mike Hussey recently spoke about how Pandya's absence can hurt India. 

"One player we will miss is Hardik Pandya, who has had an injury. He gave us that balance as a bowler as well as batsman, which allowed us to play that extra bowler. Even now we have got to think twice. 

Hopefully, he will get fit soon and if fast bowlers do well, we might not miss him then," the former all-rounder said.