Krunal Himanshu Pandya is an Indian cricketer who represents India in international cricket. He plays as an all-rounder and bats left-handed and bowls left-arm orthodox.
Krunal Pandya's younger brother Hardik Pandya also plays international cricket.
Krunal played his first international cricket match on November 4, 2018, which was against West Indies. It was a T20 match.
He wears jersey number #36 while playing ODI matches and #24 while playing T20I matches.
On March 23, 2021, Krunal played his debut ODI match which was versus England.
In 2012, he started playing domestic cricket for Baroda.
For the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-2020, he was made the captain of the Baroda team.
In 2016, Krunal commenced playing for the Indian Premier League (IPL) team Mumbai Indians after he was bought by the franchise team for INR 20 million. His brother Hardik had started with them in 2015.
In March 2021, Pandya scored the fastest half-century by a debutant ODI cricketer.