New Delhi, Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya has touched great heights in his career. Elder brother Krunal Pandya is also not behind in earning name and fame. Despite being out of the Indian team, he has dominated the IPL. Lucknow Super Giants franchise has included Krunal in their team by spending Rs 8.25 crore. Krunal’s cricket story is no less interesting.
His story somewhat matches that of former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Coming from a very poor family, Krunal had once decided to quit cricket. He got a job in the Speed Post Department in the Indian Postal Department. And he had only to give a trial. As, Krunal was in dilemma, he has worked hard to make a career in the field of cricket.
In such a situation what will he do with the government job. Krunal Pandya was very weak in studies. He said during an interview that he failed two-three times in the 10th standard.
However, he hanged himself and completed his studies up to 12th. In such a situation, father Himanshu Pandya, who was offered a government job after failing in the field of cricket, explained to his elder son that he would be able to comfortably earn 25-30 thousand rupees per month through this job.
As such, this was the time when younger brother Hardik Pandya made his debut in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Krunal’s career was not progressing. Krunal’s troubles increased when his trials for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy were to be held at the same time, while he was employed in the postal department. So Krunal was in a religious crisis.
Krunal said that the match of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy was held in Mumbai. Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians coach Jain Wright had his eyes on Hardik and Krunal Pandya. He said, there are two brothers who are playing good cricket. After which Hardik made his debut from Mumbai in 2015. The next year, Krunal Pandya got a place in the Mumbai Indians team.SS1MS