Credit: Twitter

Credit: Twitter

Hardik Pandya, the captain of the Indian T20I team, showed his kind-hearted side after the third match against the West Indies in Guyana on Tuesday. The all-rounder gifted a signed match ball to a fan who was injured by his shot during the practice session before the game.

The fan, a young girl, was sitting in the stands and watching the Indian team train when Hardik hit a powerful shot that flew into the crowd and hit her on the chin. The all-rounder immediately expressed his concern and asked the BCCI medical team to attend to her. He also promised her a special gift to make up for the unfortunate incident after the game.

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After India won the match by seven wickets and kept the series alive, Hardik rushed to meet the fan with a signed ball in his hand. The captain jumped to reach the stand and handed over the ball to her, who was delighted by his gesture. Hardik's gesture was praised by many fans and cricket experts, who appreciated his sportsmanship and empathy. Hardik is known for his flamboyant personality and aggressive style of play, but he also has a soft spot for his fans and supporters.

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Hardik was also instrumental in India's victory, as he scored 20 runs off 15 balls and hit the winning six in the 18th over. He also bowled three overs for just 18 runs.  India will now face the West Indies in the fourth T20I on Saturday in Lauderhill, California, where the visitors will be hoping to level the series, which they are trailing 1-2. Hardik is leading the team in the absence of regular captain Virat Kohli, who is rested for the T20I series.