Star Indian cricketers Hardik and Krunal Pandya lost their father Himanshu Pandya, on Saturday morning after he suffered a cardiac arrest. As soon as the news came out, Baroda skipper Krunal Pandya has left the bio-bubble created for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in Vadodara as the all-rounder’s father died.
Baroda Cricket Association has confirmed the saying, “Yes, Krunal Pandya has left the bubble. It is a personal tragedy, Baroda Cricket Association mourns this loss of Hardik and Krunal.”
Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan took to Twitter to pay condolences to the Pandya family. Indian captain Virat Kohli also posted his condolences to Pandya’s family.
“Remember meeting uncle for the first time at motibagh. He was so keen for his sons to play good cricket. My condolences to you and family. May god give you strength to pass through this difficult time @krunalpandya24 @hardikpandya7,” Irfan Pathan tweeted.
“Heartbroken to hear about the demise of Hardik and Krunal’s dad. Spoke to him a couple of times, looked a joyful and full of life person. May his soul rest in peace. Stay strong you two. @hardikpandya7 @krunalpandya24,” Virat Kohli tweeted on his official account.