Hardik Pandya appointed vice-captain for T20 World Cup in Australia under Rohit Sharma's leadership. 

– Impressive recent form, leading wicket-taker against South Africa in the T20I series. – Highlight: Match-winning half-century in the third T20I.

Pandya's key role as an all-rounder, excelling in both batting and bowling, along with strong fielding abilities. 

Pandya's popularity for his aggressive batting style and flamboyant personality. 

– Recent appointment as captain of the Gujarat Titans, securing their maiden IPL title in 2022. – Brand ambassador for renowned brands such as PepsiCo, Gatorade, and Puma. – Personal life: Married to Serbian actress and dancer Natasa Stankovic, with a son named Agastya. – Acknowledged as one of the world's most exciting and talented cricketers, a crucial asset for Indian cricket's future success.