Ahmedabad (Gujarat): Ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) clash between Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants, which also marked the ‘Battle between the Pandya Brothers’, Hardik and Krunal, GT skipper Hardik Pandya said on Sunday that it is an emotional moment for the family and their father would have been proud of the fact that they are leading their respective sides.
He shared an emotional moment during the toss with his brother Krunal Pandya, who is leading LSG in the absence of KL Rahul, who is ruled out of the competition due to injury. IPL’s Twitter Handle also shared a video of the love and affection that these two brothers cherish.
He also said that regardless of which side wins, one Pandya will come out victorious.
‘We would have batted. I got what I wanted. It is an emotional day, our father would have been proud. This is something happening for the first time, so our family is proud. One Pandya will definitely win today,’ the GT skipper said at the toss.
Krunal said, ‘It is a dream come true for us, leading our respective sides.’