The former Pakistan all-rounder Razzaq said Pandya's game had weaknesses, which needed to be worked upon.

Give me 2 weeks I can make Pandya the worlds best all-rounder Abdul RazzaqTwitter screenshot
Cricket WC 2019 CWC 2019 Friday, June 28, 2019 - 12:58
Written by  IANS

Insisting that India's Hardik Pandya's batting technique had flaws that prevented him from becoming the best all-rounder in world cricket, former Pakistan cricketer Abdul Razzaq has offered to help improve it.

On Thursday, Pandya scored a brisk 46 and shared a crucial 70-run partnership with M.S. Dhoni to help India post a competitive total of 268/7 against West Indies in their World Cup game at the Old Trafford. India came out with a clinical bowling performance as they dismissed Windies for a mere 143 and registered a thumping 125-run victory. 

Pandya chipped in with the ball and also took the wicket of opener Sunil Ambris. In fact, his send-off to the Windies opener became one of the talking points of the game. 

However, Razzaq said Pandya's game had weaknesses, which needed to be worked upon.

"Today I have been closely observing Hardik Pandya and I see a lot of faults in his body balance while hitting the bowl hard. I observed his footwork as well and I see that has also let him down sometimes," Razzaq wrote on Twitter. 

Razzaq added that he can make Pandya the best all-rounder in the world if he gets two weeks with him. 

"If I can give him coaching, for example in the UAE, I can make him the world’s best all-rounder. If the BCCI wants to make him a better all-rounder I will always be available," he added.

After the win against Windies, India have moved to the second spot on the points table. They will next play England at Edgbaston on Sunday. 

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