India have been playing against South Africa without their key all-rounder Hardik Pandya who has been sidelined due to a back injury and is also expected to miss the series against Bangladesh as well, which is scheduled in November. However, The Indian all-rounder went on surgery in the United Kingdom to treat his injury. He shared a picture where he has been on the stretcher and wrote, “Surgery done successfully. Extremely grateful to everyone for your wishes. Will be back in no time! Till then miss me”.
Fans started wishing him for the surgery and wished for his speedy recovery. However, things got funny when a Brazilian model commented on his watch and her reply made headlines. In the picture, it was seen that Hardik Pandya was wearing a watch on his left hand while he was on the stretcher. So it seemed, he had the ‘watch’ while having surgery.
Brazilian model Izabelle Leite gave a hilarious reply to Hardik Pandya’s 80 Lakh watch picture after he tweeted before going into treatment. She asked, “did u do the surgery wearing the watch? hahahahaha” And after this Hardik Pandya also replied, “Always haha.”
did u do the surgery wearing the watch ? hahahahaha
— Izabelle Leite (@izabelleleite25) October 5, 2019
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) October 5, 2019
Hardik Pandya’s return into the circuit is still unknown as it will depend on his recovery period but with the T20 World Cup is around the corner, Pandya’s recovery is important as the all-rounder is a vital cog for India in this format.
Currently, India have been playing against South Africa and recently won the first test match in the three-match series by a whopping 203 runs. Next Test match is scheduled to be played on 10th October in Pune.