Krunal Pandya, from rag to rich.How 11 years of hard work changed his fortunes.

Odiha News: Krunal Pandya was born on 24 March 1991 in Baroda, Gujarat, India, and, according to 2021, is 30 years old. Krunal was very fond of cricket since childhood, and his father also wanted to become a cricketer. He took admission to Kiran More Cricket Academy at the age of 7 with his brother Hardik Pandya, and Kiran More also supported him fully. And taught cricket to both brothers for free for 3 years.

Krunal Pandya’s cricketing career

Kunal started his cricketing career with the Baroda team in 2012 and then played for Baroda in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in a home match against Bengal. And then played in List A against Gujarat during the Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2016. His performance at the beginning of List A was not so special, so he did not come into the limelight.

But after some time, they performed well, due to which in the 2016 IPL, Mumbai Indians bought Krunal for two crores rupees and played their first IPL match against Gujarat at Wankhede Stadium. In 2016, he played the Ranji Trophy for Baroda, and only a few months after Ranji played the Vijay Hazare Trophy in Baroda for Baroda, in which Krunal scored 367 runs in eight matches. In bowling, he took 11 wickets in eight matches. And then, in October 2018, he was named in India A Squad for the Deodhar Trophy.

Krunal Pandya started his international career on 4 November 2018. He made his T20 debut against the West Indies, scoring 21 runs off 9 balls, and most recently, on 23 March 2021, he made his ODI debut against England. And in this match, Krunal scored 58 runs off 31 balls and was not out till the end.

Here is Krunal’s Career stat
FORMATMATCHESRUNSAVERAGE
ODI39595
T201812124.2
IPL71100024.39
Batting Stats

FORMATMATCHESWICKETSSTRIKE RATE
ODI31120
T20181428.43
IPL714627.07
Bowling Stats

Family and Wife of Krunal Pandya

Krunal’s father’s name is Himanshu Pandya, who was a businessman and died some time ago. Kunal Pandya’s mother is a housewife. His brother Hardik Pandya is younger than him and plays for India. And his wife’s name is Pankhuri Sharma, whom he married in 2017 was a model.

Krunal and his wife Pankhuri Sharma met during the IPL in 2016 through a common friend. After that, they both met repeatedly, and there was a constant conversation on the phone. After winning the 2017 IPL final, Krunal proposed Pankhuri Sharma for marriage in his hotel room. Due to Krunal’s performance in that match, Mumbai Indians won the match, and Krunal Pandya was also the man of the match in that match.

Krunal Pandya’s favorite cricketers are Rahul Dravid, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Kevin Pietersen, and his favorite Bowler name is Brett Lee. Krunal Pandya’s favorite actor is John Ibrahim and his favorite actress is Yami Gautam. He loves Gujarati food and still lives in Mumbai with his brother and family.

Krunal Pandya Car collection

Kunal has two cars, one is Audi and one is SUV.