Krunal Pandya (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, IPL, Biography & More

Krunal Pandya (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Biography, Family (Children,Son), Career, Cast, IPL Price, Bowling, Net Worth & More

Krunal Pandya is an exceptional Indian all-rounder who plays for Baroda in domestic cricket and for Mumbai Indians in the Indian premier league. He bowls slow left-arm orthodox and bats left-handed. He has so far shown some amazing performances climbing fast in his IPL career and National cricket career.

He made his first-class debut on 6 October 2016 for Baroda. He has played exceptionally in all cricket formats from domestic to international.

Bio

Real NameKrunal Himanshu Pandya
NicknameNarayan
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of Birth24 March 1991
Age (as in 2021)29 years old
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Birth PlaceAhmedabad, India
FamilyFather:  Himanshu Pandya
Mother: Nalini Pandya
Brother: Hardik Pandya
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
CastNot Known
Home TownBaroda, Gujarat, India

Birth and Early Life

Krunal was born on 24 March 1991 in Baroda, Gujarat, India. He learned cricket in Ahmedabad where Kiran More and Jitender Singh coached him. When his family moved to Baroda, he started going to Kiran More’s Academy. 

More refused to take any money from Krunal’s family, in hard times. Krunal faced many hardships at the start of his career as when his career was about to start he faced a shoulder injury and had to stay out of action for almost a year. 

Education & More 

SchoolNot known
CollegeNot known
QualificationNot known
AwardsArjuna Award, Padma Shri

Career

  • Domestic career-

After rising from all those difficulties, Krunal Pandya made his first-class debut on 6 October 2016 in the Ranji trophy. He played for Baroda in his T20 debut match against Bengal in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. 

He started his List A career against Gujarat in 2016-17 Vijay Hazare Trophy where he became the lead run-scorer. He was good at both bowling and batting, in this trophy and scored three half-centuries in this match. In 2017 he was in the India A team that was declared triumphant in their match against South Africa A and Afghanistan A.

He scored well in his match for Baroda in the 2018-19 Trophy and was named in India A Squad for Deodhar Trophy. Krunal was also the captain of the team in the 2019-2020 Vijay Hazare Trophy.

  • International career

Krunal Pandya was named in India’s Twenty20 international tour against West Indies and Australia. He made his debut for the same on 4 November 2018. He scored so well that he was selected for the Indian T20 international squad against Australia, he won the man of the match for this match.

Cricket 

Playing StyleBatting All-rounder
International DebutTest: Not Yet
ODI: Not Yet
T20: 4 November 2018
Debut MatchesRanji trophy on 2016
T20, 2016
IPl, 2016
TeamsIndian National Cricket team
Mumbai Indians
Baroda Cricket team
Batting StyleLeft-handed batsman
Bowling StyleSlow left-arm orthodox
Jersey no.24
Best Recordnot known
Coach/ MentorKiran More and Jitender Singh
IPL Debut Match2016
Year of Played Matches and TeamsMumbai Indians (2016-21)
Record2016, he scored 86 from 37 balls

Personal Life & More

Krunal’s father was a businessman who passed away this year on 16 January 2021. He married his girlfriend Pankhuri Sharma on 27 December 2017.

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date27 December 2017
Wife NamePankhuri Sharma
Children Son: N/A
GirlfriendsPankhuri Sharma
Net worth$2 million
Salary INR 20 lakhs

Physical Status & More

Height (approx.)5-10”(In Feet)
Weight (approx.)65kg
Body MeasurementsChest: 38 Inches
Waist: 30 inches
Biceps: 13 Inches
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBrown
HobbiesVideo Game

Some Important Facts About Krunal Pandya

  • Krunal Pandya was born in Baroda, Gujarat, India.
  • He is real brother of Hardik Pandya.
  • It was the first time in history that two brothers played for the same IPL team in 2016.
  • He is a good friend of the Pathan brothers (Irfan Pathan and Yusuf Pathan).
  • He was bought by Mumbai Indians at a price which was twenty times more than his brothers.

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