All Rounder Venkatesh Iyer How He Can Get Place In India XI He Said Hardik Pandya Has Got The Skills

Venkatesh Iyer on Hardik Pandya: Star all-rounder Venkatesh Iyer has been out of the Indian team for a long time. Venkatesh Iyer, who played for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL, was at one point seen as an alternative to Hardik Pandya, but Iyer failed to perform well for Team India. Now Iyer disclosed why he is not getting a place in the Indian team.

Talking to ‘Sportkeeda’, Iyer said that he is working hard to make a comeback. Apart from this, Iyer told that he will have to be as good as Hardik Pandya to secure a place in Team India. The all-rounder said, “Hardik Pandya has the cash, if I want to make it to India-11, I will have to be as good as Hardik who I am not even close to at the moment. It is a fact but I am working hard.

IPL 2023 was scattered

Venkatesh Iyer, who played for KKR, showed great performance in IPL 2023. Batting in 14 innings, he scored 404 runs at an average of 28.86 and a strike rate of 145.85. During this, 1 century and 2 half-centuries came out of his bat.

While talking about his overall IPL career, Iyer has played a total of 36 matches, scoring 956 runs at an average of 28.12 and a strike rate of 130.25 while batting. At the same time, he has taken 3 wickets in bowling.

International career so far

Iyer has played 2 ODIs and 9 T20 International matches for Team India so far. In ODIs, he has scored 24 runs while batting. Apart from this, in T20 International, Iyer has scored 133 runs in batting and has taken 5 wickets in bowling. During this, his economy has been 8.18.

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