All About Krunal Pandya And His Cricket Career

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Krunal Pandya is a well-known Indian international player who plays cricket for his national team. He also plays for Baroda’s domestic club and the IPL team called Lucknow Super Giants. He is an all-rounded batsman who is left-handed, and his bowling experience is slow though he is a left-arm orthodox. He was first featured in an international tournament in the Indian international team in 2018. He scored his first half-century in the cricket ODI game match in 2021.

He managed to make his first-ever game debut in his cricket career in 2016. When he was involved in the tournament trophy for the Ranji trophy while playing for Baroda, this was during the 2016-17 domestic season in the Indian nation. It took him only a few months to become a leading scorer in the cricket balls and a leading wicket-taker in that tournament.

Personal Information About Krunal Pandya

Real NameKrunal Pandya
Date of BirthMarch 24, 1991
Age30 years
Place of BirthAhmedabad, Gujarat, India
Nature of fieldAll-rounder battler
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack

Family Background Of Krunal Pandya

Krunal Pandya is a cricketer who plays for India was born in a Hindu family. He is in a family that is in the middle class since his parents were not that rich or poor. His father’s name is Himanshu Pandya. He worked as a businessman in India in the small town of Ahmedabad. His mother’s name is Nalini Pandya. He has only one brother, a famous cricketer, Hardik Pandya. He is married to one wife. Her name is Pankhuri Sharma.

Achievement Of Krunal Pandya

  • In 2016, he was the best performer in the IPL matches for his team the Mumbai Indians. The world was not well conversant with him until he smashed 37 balls and 87 balls against the Delhi Daredevils. It was in his debut match in that season.
  • In his travel to the west indies, he was involved in the squad for the T20 squad. He managed to make his debut against the Carrebeans in 2018. he managed to take one wicket and scored unbeaten 21 balls off nine balls. He was later included in India’s T20 tournament series against Australia. He was by then named the man of the tournament in that tournament.
  • In 2012, he was involved in the squad which would play for Baroda domestic team when he had started his career at the state level in his domestic matches.
  • He was involved in the IPL matches for four consecutive seasons from 2016-to 19. he excelled in every match and assisted his team achieves much in those matches. He managed to play around 39 matches in the IPL. He thus managed to record 708 runs in those matches. He also made the 50s just only one time in the entire season. He also managed to take 28 wickets in the IPL history.
  • He made his first T20I debut match in November 2018, where he played against the west indies.

All formats Career Summary Of Krunal Pandya

IPL Career Of Krunal Pandya

In the 2016 IPL auction, Mumbai purchased Krunal Pandya to be involved in the IPL season. He managed to make his first debut in April 2016. He was playing for Gujarat Lions after being bought by his Mumbai team. In his performance in that season, he was privileged to be named in the Crifinto matches and the Cricbuzz IPL XI. In 2016, he managed to score 86 in only 37 balls played. He also managed to take wickets of Quinton De Kock. He was by then named the player of the match in a game where he had played against Delhi Daredevils at ACAVDCA stadium.

He thus continued to produce the best results in his performance in battling and bowling the balling career through that tournament. He was privileged to be named the player of the match in his performance by recording 47 runs in the final victory when he played against the Rising Pune Supergiant. In his performance in the 2017 IPL season, he was also privileged to be named the Cricinfo and Cricbuzz IPL squad.

In 2018 January, Krunal Pandya was privileged to be named in the Mumbai Indian team, representing the national team in the 2018 IPL tournament. He managed to score around 160 runs when he played against Railways in a competition for the Ranji trophy. In that match, he had 21 boundaries, and he was the highest run-scorer in his first innings for the Baroda domestic team, where he managed to take a strike rate of 73.06. it was in his second game when he was involved in the tournament.

In 2021, he was also in aggressive reactions over the entire field and managed to take centre stage. He was featured getting angry at his fellow teammates most of the time when his teammates could not stop them. Later that year, in another tournament, he grabbed the attention from all over when he tried to through a moisturizer bottle to his teammate. His behaviour remained questionable during that time. In the IPL match played in 2022, Pandya was bought by a famous team called Lucknow Supergiants, where he was featured in that year’s tournament.

T20 Career Of Krunal Pandya

In October 2018, he was named to India’s squad to represent India in the twenty 20 international matches. He was to play against the West Indies and the Australia national team. He was featured in his T20 debut for the Indian national team against the West Indies team on November 4, 2018. he managed to take one wicket in that match, and his scoring record remained unbeaten when he recorded 21 runs for nine balls.

Later Krunal Pandya was selected for India’s twenty20 international team against Australia’s national team. He matches to play three matches. Pandya recorded55 runs in just four overs in the first match, but Pandya managed to take 1/26 in the second debut match. In that match also, he was named the man of the match, and finally, in the third match, he scored 4/36 in four overs and thus superb bowling performance.

ODI Career Of Krunal Pandya

In 2021, Pandya was named in the squad to play in a one-day internal game for ODI. It was a game that was to play against England national team. He was managed to score 58 in the total tournament. He was the fastest on the debut match in the ODI tournament in his fifty matches that season. He managed to control around 26 balls in total.

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1. How old is Krunal Pandya?

He is 30 years old.

2. When did Krunal Pandya get married?

He was married to  Pankhuri Sharma In December 2017.

3. How tall is Krunal Pandya?

He is 1.89m tall.