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Krunal Pandya

Baroda all-rounder Krunal Pandya was Retained via RTM by Mumbai Indians at Rs 8.8 crore at the IPL 2018 auctions. Krunal has been an importnat part of the MI franchise since making his debut for them in 2016 edition. Krunal has so far played 25 matches for MI where he has scored 480 runs at a strike rate of 158.41 and has scalped 16 wickets. The left-hander has also maintained good economical rate and his tally reads 7.15. Krunal faced a set back in 2015 when he underwent a shoulder injury and was forced to stay out of action for almost an year. But that didn't really affect his selection in the Mumbai Indians squad in 2016 as the franchise bought him for a sum of Rs 2 crore in that auction. He has so far played 48 T20s scoring 739 runs at a strike rate of 149.50 and has picked 39 wickets.


'Shocking, disheartening’: Irfan Pathan opens up on Krunal Pandya- Deepak Hooda spat

January 14, 2021 2:56 pm

Irfan Pathan requested the state cricket association BCA to resolve all issues for the betterment of the game.

BCA to write to BCCI about Hooda's 'misconduct'

January 11, 2021 7:05 am

A day earlier, Hooda had written to the Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) to inform them about his unavailability because captain Krunal Pandya had repeatedly abused him in front of other players and stopped him from training.

Krunal Pandya questioned at Mumbai airport over luxury watches

November 13, 2020 3:39 pm

Pandya was questioned for about three hours, after the team arrived around 4.30 pm on a chartered flight, and allowed to leave after the watches were confiscated, sources said.

Off-field relations with Pandya brothers transcends into field: Kieron Pollard

November 08, 2020 3:45 pm

According to Kieron Pollard, who has scored 259 runs this season, the mutual understanding and respect he shares with the Pandya brothers goes a long way.

MI vs RR: Krunal Pandya becomes the subject of a meme after being sent to bat early

October 08, 2020 10:13 am

After all-rounder Krunal Pandya came in to bat early, one facial expression inspired plenty of memes on social media.

India vs Bangladesh: A tale of two catches — Krunal drops a dolly and Afif's acrobatics

November 04, 2019 10:29 am

Mushfiqur Rahim hit an unbeaten 60 off 43 balls as Bangladesh beat India in the Twenty20 format for the first time on Sunday. The Tigers had not won in their eight previous matches against India.

Watch: Hardik Pandya apologises for almost knocking Krunal's head off in practice session

September 11, 2019 1:19 pm

Hardik Pandya has returned to the limited-overs squad after having been rested for the recently concluded tour of the West Indies.

Wickets upfront help spinners in middle overs, says Krunal Pandya

August 05, 2019 1:57 pm

Krunal Pandya, who starred in India's win in the second T20 against the West Indies, said support from pace colleagues makes the job easy for spinners in targeting the middle-order line-up.

Ruturaj Gaikwad to Navdeep Saini, the standout performers in India A vs West Indies A series

July 23, 2019 2:09 pm

India A's tour of West Indies threw up multiple eye-catching performances. The Manish Pandey-led India A side emerged victorious as they won the five-match series 4-1.

Want to be consistent like Virat Kohli in West Indies, says Krunal Pandya

July 22, 2019 9:34 pm

The first two T20s between India and West Indies will be played in Fort Lauderhill, USA on August 3 and 4 while the final match of the series will be hosted by Guyana on August 6.


Hitched: Sports stars who tied the knot in 2017

December 30, 2017 7:06 pm

Many sports stars including Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, football captain Sunil Chhetri, football legend Lionel Messi and tennis star Serena Williams got married in 2017.

Indian cricketers light-up Krunal Pandya's wedding ceremony in Mumbai, see pics

December 28, 2017 9:24 am

Krunal Pandya tied the knot with his girlfriend Pankhuri Sharma in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Hardik Pandya attends brother Krunal Pandya's mehendi function, see inside pics

December 26, 2017 8:32 pm

Krunal Pandya is following the footsteps of Zaheer Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, skipper Virat Kohli and getting married this month with long-time girlfriend Pankhuri Sharma.

Hardik Pandya's brother Krunal set to marry girlfriend Pankhuri Sharma, see pre-wedding pics

December 20, 2017 10:18 pm

Krunal Pandya is set to tie the knot with girlfriend Pankhuri Sharma. See their adorable pre-wedding shoot.