19 Facts About Krunal Pandya

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Krunal Himanshu Pandya was born on 24 March 1991 and is an Indian international cricketer who plays for Baroda in domestic cricket, and Lucknow Super Giants in the IPL.

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2.

Krunal Pandya is an all-rounder who bats left-handed and bowls slow left-arm orthodox.

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3.

Krunal Pandya made his international debut for the Indian cricket team in November 2018.

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4.

Krunal Pandya scored 366 runs in 8 matches, making for an average of 45.

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5.

Krunal Pandya was selected to play for the Warwickshire County Cricket Club in the 2022 Royal London One-Day Cup.

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6.

Krunal Pandya made his IPL debut in April 2016, playing against Gujarat Lions at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

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7.

Krunal Pandya continued to produce consistent performances with the bat and ball throughout the tournament.

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8.

Krunal Pandya was declared as the Player of the Match for his performance of 47 in a final victory against Rising Pune Supergiant.

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9.

In January 2018, Krunal Pandya was signed up by the Mumbai Indians in the 2018 IPL auction.

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10.

Krunal Pandya had scored 160 against Railways in Ranji trophy with 21 boundaries and he was the highest run scorer in the first innings for Baroda with a strike rate of 73.

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11.

Later in the tournament, Krunal Pandya grabbed the attention over his questionable behavior again after being caught throwing moisturizer bottle towards Anukul Roy during the match against Rajasthan Royals.

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12.

In October 2018, Krunal Pandya was named in India's Twenty20 International squads for their tours against the West Indies and Australia.

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13.

Krunal Pandya made his T20I debut for India against the West Indies on 4 November 2018, taking one wicket and scoring an unbeaten 21 runs off 9 balls.

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14.

Krunal Pandya was selected for India Twenty20 International team against Australia and played all three matches.

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15.

Krunal Pandya made his ODI debut for India on 23 March 2021, against England, scoring 58 not out.

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16.

Krunal Pandya's fifty was the fastest on debut in an ODI match, coming from 26 balls.

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17.

Krunal Pandya is the elder brother of fellow Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya.

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18.

The couple have a son, Kavir Krunal Pandya, born on 24 July 2022.

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19.

In January 2021, Indian cricketer Deepak Hooda wrote a scathing letter addressed to the Baroda Cricket Association accusing Krunal Pandya of using 'abusive language' and 'threats to end his career' and Hooda pulled himself out of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021.

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