Krunal Pandya Full Biography
A true blue IPL star, Krunal Pandya, is one of the famous players of IPL. Krunal Pandya is an Indian international cricket player. Along with being an all-rounder who bats left-handed and bowls slow left-arm orthodox. Shifting from Ahmadabad to Vadodara, Krunal took coaching at Kiran More’s Academy for enhancing his skills. Being able to hit too many sixes, he became very famous in local cricket circles. He was also in fame for his partnership with his younger brother, Hardik Pandya that reminded the cricket watching folks in the city of the Pathan brothers. Though he could not make a first-class debut in 2016, but he got noticed by Mumbai Indians talent team and soon they won Krunal Pandya for two crores.
The faith showed in him by Mumbai Indians did not go in vain as he came back with a dumbstruck performance by knocking of 86 off just 37 deliveries against Delhi Daredevils. In the following season, he became one of the most promising IPL player with taking vital runs and wickets very consistently and eventually putting Mumbai Indians always in an advantage because of him. At last, his hard work turned up and was rewarded with the Man of the Match title. 2017’s IPL, he turned up as Baroda’s leading run-chaser and wicket-taker in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
The selectors quickly noticed him and his moves and immediately called him up for India A’s tri-series against Afghanistan A and South Africa A. 2018 was marked as a turning point in Krunal’s career, as teams went into war for winning him in IPL auction and finally Mumbai Indians took the man for 8.8 crores and happily used their Right to man card.
Cricketer- Basic Information
- Name: Krunal Himanshu Pandya
- Nickname: Pandya
- Role: All-rounder batsman
- Batting Style: Left-handed batsman
- Bowling Style: Left-arm orthodox spin
Krunal Pandya Physical Appearance
- Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
- Weight (approx.): 65 kg
- Eye Colour: Black
- Hair Colour: Black
Personal Life Of Krunal Pandya
- Date of Birth: 24 march, 1991
- Age: 29 years ( As of 2020)
- Birth Place: Ahmadabad, India
- Zodiac sign: Pisces
- Nationality: Indian
- School: NA
- College: NA
- Educational Qualifications: NA
- Net Worth:NA
Family & Religion
- Father: Himanshu Pandya
- Mother: NA
- Brother: Hardik Pandya
- Sister: NA
- Coach/Mentor: Kiran More & Jitendar Singh
- Religion: Hinduism
- Address: NA
Cricket Career Of Krunal Pandya
- Test: NA
- ODI: NA
- T20: against Australia on 26 January, 2016 at Adelaide
- Jersey Number: #25 (IPL)
- Domestic/State Teams: India, Baroda, Mumbai Indians, India AT20, India A, Indian Board Presidents XI
- Nature on the field: Aggressive on field
- Records (main ones): NA
- Career Turning point: NA
Highlighted Records Of Krunal Pandya
- He was picked by Mumbai for the ninth edition of the Indian T20 League and he did not let them down, scoring 237 runs in nine innings at a strike rate of 191.12 and picking six wickets as well.
- On his return from a shoulder injury that hampered his growth in 2016-17, he scored 366 runs in eight matches at an average of 45.75 in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
- He also took 11 wickets going at an economy of less than 5 to further bolster his resume.
- He has picked up 16 wickets in 15 T20 matches and scored 167 runs at a strike rate of 138.01 which shows that he has the talent to perform at higher levels.
Krunal Pandya Preferences & Hobbies
- Hobbies: Reading
- Favorite Cricketers: Batsman: Rahul Dravid, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Kevin Pietersen, Matthew Hayden
Bowler: Brett Lee and James Anderson
- Favorite Sportspersons: NA
- Favorite Food: Gujarati Food
- Favorite Color: NA
- Food Habits: Non – Vegetarian
- Favorite Actors: John Abraham and Yami Gautum
Krunal Pandya Relationship Status
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife: Pankhuri Sharma (model)
- Marriage Date: 27 December 2017
- Children: NA
Awards and Recognitions
- In October 2018, Krunal Pandya was named in India A’s squad for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy.
- Krunal Pandya was named as the captain of Baroda for the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-2020.
- Krunal Pandya was the Man of the Match in the final of the Indian T20 League against Pune
Controversies did by Krunal Pandya ( Indian Cricketer )
- Krunal Pandya does not have any controversy till the date in his career.
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- Krunal is the elder brother of Hardik Pandya.
- He quit smoking after his recovery from a shoulder injury and became more disciplined and focused towards his career.
- They were the first brothers ever to play in an IPL match for the same team in IPL 9 of 2016.
- He is a good friend of Pathan brothers (Irfan and Yusuf Pathan).
- Mumbai Indians bought Hardik Pandya for the first time in 10 lakhs (INR), whereas he was bought by them for 2 crores (INR) i.e. 20 times more money than his brother.
- His father sacrificed a lot for his cricket career as he shifted from Ahmadabad to Baroda just for him.
- Kiran More helped him and his brother Hardik a lot by not charging any fee from him for the first 3 years in his academy.
- He plays first-class cricket for the Baroda cricket team.
- He made his T20 debut on March 26, 2013, against Bengal in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at Indore.
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