Krunal, Hardik Pandya's father passes away

Indian cricketer Krunal Pandya and Hardik Pandya's father has passed away at their home in Vadodara, reports said on Saturday.

Krunal Pandya, who is playing in theSyed Mushtaq Ali Trophy as Baroda skipper, has left the bio-bubble to be with his family. He would not be playing for Baroda in the ongoing Indian T20 tournament.

"Yes, Krunal Pandya has left the bubble. It is a personal tragedy, Baroda Cricket Association mourns this loss of Hardik and Krunal," Baroda Cricket Association CEO Shishir Hattangadi told ANI.

Krunal Pandya has played three matches so far in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq tournament, managing to take four wickets.

In the first match against Uttarakhand, Krunal also managed to score 76 runs for Baroda.

Baroda has so far won all its three matches in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. The side is at the top of Elite Group C.

Hardik Pandya is not playing the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy but he began his training for the upcoming white-ball series against England.

(With ANI inputs)

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