Rohit Sharma is currently the India captain in all three formats of the game, having taken over from Virat Kohli, but Pandya's on-and-off-the-field demeanour while leading Titans has impressed Vaughan.
“High-level sport is about getting over the line, winning trophies, particularly when you're at the standard of what Virat Kohli is at," Vaughan was quoted as saying by Cricbuzz.
He also felt that the tourists need to pick Ravichandran Ashwin for the fourth Test at The Oval and break free from a false sense of security given by the tailenders after winning the second Test at Lord's.
The former skipper said England's "batting line-up is fragile".
Country's white-ball skipper Eoin Morgan and wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler are under investigation by the ECB after their tweets, mocking Indians, surfaced on the social media on Wednesday.
The former England skipper added that Joe Root and Virat Kohli are going to be the highest run-getters in the five-Test series.
Former England captain Vaughan had come up with a cheeky tweet after the Men in Blue scored an exciting eight-run win over England in the fourth T20I.
England on Thursday suffered an embarrassing 10-wicket defeat in the third Test against India on a spin-friendly Motera track to go down 1-2 in the four-match series.
Vaughan has been a vocal critic of the spin-friendly conditions that were on offer in Chennai during the second Test, stating on a number of occasions that the pitch was not fit to host a Test match.
Rohit on Tuesday led Mumbai Indians to their fifth Indian Premier League title after they defeated Delhi Capitals by five wickets in the summit clash.