Krunal Pandya

Krunal Pandya

Indian AllRounder

Personal Information

Full Name Krunal Himanshu Pandya
Date of Birth March 24, 1991
Nationality Indian
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Current Team(s)
Role All-rounder, Slow left-arm orthodox Bowler, Left-handed Batsman
Family Hardik Pandya (Brother), Himanshu Pandya (Father), Nalini Pandya (Mother), Pankhuri Sharma (Spouse)

Most Recent Matches

Match R BF 4s 6s S/R O R W E/R
LSG vs MI 12 7 1 1 171.43 4 29 1 7.25
DC vs LSG 18 18 2 0 100.00 2 20 0 10.00
LSG vs SRH 24 21 0 2 114.29 0 0 0 0
KKR vs LSG 5 6 0 0 83.33 2 26 0 13.00
MI vs LSG 1 1 0 0 100.00 0 0 0 0

Batting Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn R BF NO Avg S/R 100s 50s H 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 5 4 130 128 2 65.00 101.56 0 1 58 11 2 1 0
T20Is 19 10 124 95 5 24.80 130.52 0 0 26 8 6 8 0
T20s 197 163 2697 2052 52 24.29 131.43 0 8 86 229 94 71 0
LISTAs 84 79 2424 2826 12 36.17 85.77 2 13 133 243 48 25 0
FIRSTCLASS 9 17 486 746 0 28.58 65.14 2 2 160 68 3 4 0

Bowling Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn O R W Avg E/R Best 5w 10w
ODIs 5 5 38 223 2 111.50 5.86 1/26 0 0
T20Is 19 19 68.2 554 15 36.93 8.10 4/36 0 0
T20s 197 185 584.4 4244 136 31.20 7.25 4/15 0 0
LISTAs 84 80 635 3142 101 31.10 4.94 6/41 2 0
FIRSTCLASS 9 12 115.5 369 14 26.35 3.18 6/59 0 0

Krunal Pandya News

"Don't just work hard, tapasya karo" - Swapnil Singh "Don't just work hard, tapasya karo" - Swapnil Singh
"Don't just work hard, tapasya karo" - Swapnil Singh
MI vs LSG Highlights, IPL 2024: 3 moments that generated buzz among fans in Match 67 ft. Krunal Pandya MI vs LSG Highlights, IPL 2024: 3 moments that generated buzz among fans in Match 67 ft. Krunal Pandya
MI vs LSG Highlights, IPL 2024: 3 moments that generated buzz among fans in Match 67 ft. Krunal Pandya
[Watch] Krunal Pandya's unbelievable one-handed boundary save leaves Naman Dhir disappointed in MI vs LSG match [Watch] Krunal Pandya's unbelievable one-handed boundary save leaves Naman Dhir disappointed in MI vs LSG match
[Watch] Krunal Pandya's unbelievable one-handed boundary save leaves Naman Dhir disappointed in MI vs LSG match
[Watch] Suryakumar Yadav departs for a three-ball duck after being dismissed by Krunal Pandya in MI vs LSG IPL 2024 clash [Watch] Suryakumar Yadav departs for a three-ball duck after being dismissed by Krunal Pandya in MI vs LSG IPL 2024 clash
[Watch] Suryakumar Yadav departs for a three-ball duck after being dismissed by Krunal Pandya in MI vs LSG IPL 2024 clash 
What happened the last time MI played LSG at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai? What happened the last time MI played LSG at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai?
What happened the last time MI played LSG at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai?

Krunal Pandya Videos

DEBATE: Should the ‘Retired out’ rule be used in cricket?Ft. Wasim Akram, Mohd. Kaif & Wasim Jaffer
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DEBATE: Should the ‘Retired out’ rule be used in cricket?Ft. Wasim Akram, Mohd. Kaif & Wasim Jaffer
Top 5 Best performances in IPL Finals | Watson | Pollard
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Top 5 Best performances in IPL Finals | Watson | Pollard
IPL 2023 के Points Table में मची उथल-पुथल, PLAYOFF में 3 टीमें, अब RCB, RR और MI में लड़ाई Sponsored by Macho Sporto
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IPL 2023 के Points Table में मची उथल-पुथल, PLAYOFF में 3 टीमें, अब RCB, RR और MI में लड़ाई Sponsored by Macho Sporto
IPL 2023 : LSG Playing 11 For IPL 2023 ये है ताकत और कमजोरी? Lucknow Super Giants Full Squad Review | KL Rahul
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IPL 2023 : LSG Playing 11 For IPL 2023 ये है ताकत और कमजोरी? Lucknow Super Giants Full Squad Review | KL Rahul
IPL 2022: LSG vs PBKS | SK Straight Talk ft. Harbhajan Singh | Quinton de Kock | Kagiso Rabada | Dushmanta Chameera | Krunal Pandya
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IPL 2022: LSG vs PBKS | SK Straight Talk ft. Harbhajan Singh | Quinton de Kock | Kagiso Rabada | Dushmanta Chameera | Krunal Pandya

Krunal Pandya: A Brief Biography


Krunal Pandya
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Indian cricketer Krunal Pandya was born on the 24th of March 1991. All-rounder Krunal bowls slow left-arm orthodox and bats left-handed. The senior of the Pandya brothers plays for both the Indian Premier League's Lucknow Supergiants and his domestic home team Baroda. Prior to the 2022 Indian Premier League season, the Lucknow franchise paid INR 8.25 crore to acquire Krunal Pandya in 2022. In a T20I match against the West Indies back in November 2018, Krunal made his debut for the Indian cricket team on the international front. In 2021, he scored the fastest half-century by a cricketer on an ODI debut.


Krunal Pandya: Along the Years


YearAgeAchievement
2013-1422Domestic cricket debut for Baroda
201625Debuted in the IPL for Mumbai Indians
201726Won the IPL with Mumbai Indians
201827Made his T20I debut for India
202130Scored the fastest fifty by a debutant in ODI cricket (28 balls)
202130Won the IPL again with Mumbai Indians
202231Captained Lucknow Super Giants in the IPL
202332Retained by LSG
202433Retained by LSG



Krunal Pandya Records

  • He broke the record for the fastest fifty by an ODI debutant on the 23rd of March 2021 at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune, when he smashed 58 off 26 balls in his debut ODI against England.


Krunal Pandya Awards and Accolades

  • Three-time IPL champion (2017, 2019 & 2020) with Mumbai Indians


Krunal Pandya Career

Indian cricketer Krunal Pandya is well-known for his fiery style of play and his historic 58-ball fifty on his ODI debut. He has played for Warwickshire, Baroda, Mumbai Indians, India A, India A T20, and India in ODI and T20I cricket. Krunal Pandya is a left-handed batsman and a low-arm bowler.


Krunal Pandya Domestic Career

Discovering potential in 6-year-old Krunal Pandya, his father shifted from Surat to Vadodara to equip him with better cricket facilities in 1997-98. Pandya was enrolled in Kiran More’s Cricket Academy.


But the problem arose when his father developed a few health complications. Under immense financial stress, Pandya used to play local tournaments in the surrounding villages and obtained around Rs. 500 for each match. Gradually, he rose through the ranks of various age-level crickets. Krunal made a lean domestic T20 debut for Baroda in the Group B encounter against Bengal in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy in March 2013, scoring 12 runs off 11 deliveries and spending 15 runs in 2 overs.


He kick-started List A career with a brisk 28 off 20 balls against Gujarat in the West Zone match of Vijay Hazare Trophy in November 2014. After a wait of two years, Pandya achieved a fruitful first-class debut in a Group A encounter against Gujarat in Ranji Trophy in October 2016. He scored 23 runs and picked up two wickets in 17 overs.


In his debut for India ‘A’, Krunal scored a duck and remained wicket-less against South Africa ‘A’ in a Tri-nations ODI tournament in Pretoria in July 2017. He came back strongly in the third match smashing 48 runs off just 27 deliveries and bowling economically against Afghanistan. Pandya’s all-round performance helped Baroda to reach the semi-final of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2016-17. He amassed 366 runs in 8 matches at 45.75 and scalped 11 wickets at 25.09. His 70 and 3 for 32 rallied Baroda to defeat a strong Karnataka side.


Krunal Pandya IPL Career


IPL 2023: Eliminator - Lucknow Super Giants v Mumbai Indians
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In 2016, despite not having made his first-class debut yet, the Mumbai Indians talent scouts spotted his talent and the franchise went after him aggressively to bag him for Rs 2.2 crores. A belligerent inning of 86 runs off 37 balls against Delhi Daredevils shot him to instant limelight in his debut IPL season in 2016. After two successful seasons with the franchise Mumbai Indians again drafted Krunal in the 2018 IPL auction at a whopping price of Rs 8.8 crores, making him the most expensive uncapped player in the IPL history.


In the 2017 IPL, Krunal smashed 243 runs at 34.71 at a whopping strike rate of 135.75 and bagged 10 wickets registering an economy rate of 6.83. Pandya’s 47 off 38 deliveries made a huge impact on their 1-run win over Rising Pune Supergiant’s in the final and he was adjudged ‘Man of the Match’. Pandya is expected to bring the same intensity in the 2020 season as well.


He began his IPL career with MI and played with the team for six years before being released before the 2022 mega auction.


Krunal Pandya joined the Lucknow Super Giants, one of the two newly formed teams set to play in the 2022 IPL season for the first time. He quickly rose to the position of KL Rahul's deputy captain. He is a key part of the IPL 2024 LSG squad.


Krunal Pandya has won three IPL titles with the Mumbai Indians, first in 2017, second time in 2019 and later in 2020.


Krunal Pandya International Career


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In 2018, Krunal Pandya made his T20I debut against the West Indies, marking the start of his international career. Later on, he was chosen for the ODI team and debuted in ODI in 2021 against England. However, his international appearances have been limited.


Krunal Pandya ODI Career


He was picked in India's ODI squad for their series against England in March 2021. On March 23, 2021, he made his India ODI debut against England, scoring 58 not out. His fifty in an ODI debut match was the fastest ever by a debutant, with his score being 58 off 26 balls.


As of now, Krunal Pandya has played in five ODI matches and amassed 130 runs. In his ODI career, Krunal Pandya has struck two sixes and eleven fours. He scored 35 runs off 54 balls in one of his most recent ODI match, which was played in July 2021 at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka


Krunal Pandya Test Career

Krunal Pandya has not played in the Test match for India as of April 2024


Krunal Pandya T20I Career

On the 4th of November 2018, he took one wicket in his T20I debut for India against the West Indies and scored an unbeaten 21 runs off nine balls. He featured in all three of the India T20 International team's matches against Australia. He conceded 55 runs in four overs in the opening T20I match, but recovered to take 1/26 in the second and win Player of the Match in the third match with a bowling performance of 4/36 in four overs.


In his 19 T20 outings so far, Krunal Pandya has scored 124 runs at an average of 25 runs. In his T20 career, Krunal Pandya has hit six sixes and eight fours. Krunal Pandya scored three runs off three balls in his most recent T20 match against Sri Lanka, which was played in July 2021 at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka.


Krunal Pandya Captaincy

With five games left in the league stage in 2022, KL Rahul was forced to withdraw due to an injury, and Krunal took on the leadership of LSG. Krunal also captained Baroda in the 2019-20 Vijay Hazare Trophy.


Krunal Pandya Under-19 Career

Krunal Pandya participated in the Under-15, Under-17, and Under-19 teams of Baroda prior to making his debut in the first class in 2016.


Krunal Pandya Family

Krunal was born on 24 March, 1991 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat to Himanshu Pandya and Malini Pandya. Growing up Krunal had to face many difficulties especially in terms of finance. Krunal's younger brother, Hardik Pandya also represents India on the international stage. The two brothers play for Mumbai Indians together in the IPL. Often called the 'Pandya Brothers', the rise of the duo has been a testament to their upbringing under trying conditions. Krunal has been married to Pankhuri Sharma since 2017.


Krunal Pandya Net Worth

As of 2024, Krunal Pandya's estimated net worth is INR 60 crores, or $8 million USD. His massive net worth stems from his brand endorsements, private business, and IPL salary. In the 2022 mega-auction, Krunal joined the Lucknow SuperGiants. After being acquired for INR 8.25 crores, he was retained for the next season. His annual IPL salary is INR 8.2 crores.


Krunal Pandya House

The Pandya family reside in a penthouse in Vadodara Gujarat. The lavish penthouse of Krunal Pandya is 6,000 square feet in size.


Krunal Pandya Cars

A few years ago, Krunal Pandya and his brother bought an orange Lamborghini Huracan EVO. He also owns a few high-end sedans, including an Audi A6, a Mercedes S-Class, and a Mercedes G Wagon SUV. Also, he owns a Toyota Etios, an economical car.


FAQs

Krunal owns the record for the fastest half-century by a debutant in ODI, with 58 runs off 26 balls against England in 2021.

As of the 2024 IPL, LSG have retained Krunal Pandya for a massive 8.25 crores for the 2024 IPL season.

Yes, Krunal and Pankhuri have a son, Kavir Krunal Pandya, born on 24th July 2022.

Krunal Pandya's highest IPL score is 86 runs off 37 balls in 2016. He achieved this score when he was playing for the Mumbai Indians against the Delhi Capitals at the Wankhede Stadium.

Krunal Pandya is older than Hardik Pandya by 2 years. Hardik is the younger of the two.

Krunal Pandya debuted in the IPL in 2016 for Mumbai Indians.

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