Krunal Pandya, an all rounder cricketer, who became a popular name in the field of cricket after IPL 2016. His talent for acknowledgement and he got the limelight that he deserves. In this article today we will discuss some important details about Krunal’s life such as his height, weight, patents, school, wife, girlfriend, career and much more.
1. Personal details:
|Full name||Krunal Pandya|
|Father’s name||Late Himanshoo Pandya (Businessman)|
|Mother’s name||Nalini Pandya (Homemaker)|
|Siblings||Hardik Pandya (Brother)|
|Birth place||Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India|
|Age (till 2020)||30 years|
|Hometown||Baroda, Gujarat, India|
|Married To||Pankhuri Sharma (Model)|
|Girlfriends||Pankhuri Sharma (Model)|
2. Physical statistics:
|Height (approx.)||5 feet 10 inches (180 cms)|
|Weight (approx.)||65 kgs (143 lbs)|
|Chest measurement (approx.)||38 inches|
|Waist measurement (approx.)||30 inches|
|Biceps measurement (approx.)||13 inches|
|Best in||All rounder cricketer|
|Batting style||Left-handed batsman|
|Bowling style||Left-arm orthodox bowler|
|Best shots||Hit over mind wicket|
|International ODI debut||Played on 23.03.2021 at Pune, against England|
|International Test series debut||Not played yet|
|International T-20 series debut||Played on 04.11.2018 at Lucknow, against West Indies|
|IPL teams||Mumbai Indians (MI)|
4. Interesting facts about Krunal Pandya:
- Krunal’s father had made so many sacrifices for his sons to play good cricket.
- His family moved from Surat to Baroda, only for a better cricket coaching and career in the field.
- He belonged to a middle class family. Their financial condition was not that good, but his father always wanted him and his brother to be a good cricketer.
- His coach Kiran More didn’t take any money for their initial cricket training for 3 years.
- Krunal Pandya is the elder brother of Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya.
- Krunal is a big fan of Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Rahul Dravid and Rohit Sharma.
- He loves the bowling style of Brett Lee and James Anderson.
- In 2016 IPL, he was bought by Mumbai Indians (MI) for 2 cores, whereas his brother Hardik Pandya was bought by the same team MI for only 10 lakhs.
- In his first ODI debut, Krunal scored the fastest half century (58 not out) on 23.03.2021 against England.
- His father died of cardiac arrest on 16.01.2021.
- Krunal is very fond of reading books. His favourite book is “The 3 mistakes of my life”.
- He has a very aggressive on field nature.
- Krunal has a very close bond with cricketers Irfan Pathan and Yousuf Pathan.
- He loves Gujarati food.
These were some of the important details about Krunal Pandya. He has suffered and struggled a lot in his life. After years of hard work, he got his place in team India. His father’s sacrifices are one of the main pillars in the success of both the brothers. Wishing him all the good luck and success in his life.