The all-rounder has not played competitive cricket since the T20I series against South Africa at home last September due to a lower-back injury.
Pandya's issues with his lower-back have resulted in him missing out on a lot of cricketing action.
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The source further revealed that Pandya can clear Yo-Yo test even in his sleep and he is targetting the home ODI series against South Africa in March for his comeback.
Pandya, who has been out of the Indian cricketing scene since the South Africa T20I series with his last match coming on September 22.
The 26-year-old also spoke about Rahul Dravid and said the former Indian cricketer had made him realise that there was nothing called "natural game".
Hardik Pandya is currently recovering from his back surgery.
The all-rounder was dropped from Baroda's U17 team due to attitude problem and at the same time, his father suffered a heart attack.
In October, Pandya had to undergo surgery to deal with the issue in the back that first cropped up during the 2018 Asia Cup.
A major setback for Team India ahead of New Zealand tour.