Coming from a small town in Kurnool district in Andhra, the left-arm fast bowling all-rounder has earned her maiden call-up to the Indian team
The only takeaway from the win against New Zealand is the fact that Hardik is ready for more responsibility
Chasing 161 to win, India were struggling at 21 for three in 2.5 overs but Pandya smashed three boundaries and a six to take the visitors to 75 for four.
After enduring a long injury lay-off, Washington made a return to the ODIs last month against South Africa at home and is hoping for a good show in the limited-overs tour of New Zealand.
Yadav, who has been in sizzling form, has amassed 225 runs from five matches at a strike-rate of almost 200 in the ongoing T20 World Cup.
Hasaranga's haul of two for 23 versus England at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup took his tournament haul to 15 wickets and helped him overtake Rashid Khan of Afghanistan in the rankings.
It was Pakistan's second straight loss after their agonising, opening defeat to arch-rivals India, who top the group with two victories out of two.
Kohli has been rewarded for his heroics against Pakistan in India's T20 World Cup opener against arch-rivals Pakistan at the Melbourne Cricket Ground last Sunday.
Marcus Stoinis scored the fastest T20I 50 ever by an Australian as the hosts beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets and 21 balls to spare to improve their net run-rate.
Harmanpreet played her 136th T20I against Thailand in the semi-finals of the Asia Cup to level the record with Bates. The New Zealander is now placed second on the list with 136 matches in T20Is.
Sharma has also moved up one slot to 35th among batters and is ranked third among all-rounders after overtaking Australia's Ashleigh Gardner.
According to BCCI sources, the former India skipper is likely to be rested for the third T20I against Proteas as Kohli needs to be in the best form when India plays their T20 World Cup.
This was the first-ever series win for India over South Africa in the T20I format on home soil.
India has gained a point and now has 104 points in the ODI rankings.
Naseem was set to to feature in the fifth T20I but the youngster had to hospitalised late Tuesday night after his health deteriorated.
The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Umesh Yadav as Shami's replacement and Shreyas Iyer as a replacement for Hooda.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar was brought back into the playing XI. in this match.
Rohit Sharma hit a delightful unbeaten 46 of 20 balls in the match, helping the Men in Blue reach the 91-run target in a rain-truncated match reduced to eight overs per side.
Chasing 91, Rohit scored 46 off 20 balls which included four boundaries and as many sixes to take India over the line with four balls to spare in the rain-affected game.
The match was reduced to an 8 overs-a-side contest after overnight rain left the outfield wet.