The Pandya family endured heartbreaking news this morning. On Saturday morning Indian cricketers Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya’s father Himanshu Pandya passed away. The star father died due to cardiac arrest. It is being reported that Senior Pandya suffered a cardiac arrest and he couldn’t be revived. Hardik has been home training for the upcoming home series against England while Baroda skipper, Krunal has left the bio-bubble created for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
Confirming the news Baroda Cricket Association CEO Shishir Hattangadi told ANI, “Yes, Krunal Pandya has left the bubble. It is a personal tragedy, Baroda Cricket Association mourns this loss of Hardik and Krunal.”
Confirming the news Baroda Cricket Association CEO Shishir Hattangadi told ANI, “Yes, Krunal Pandya has left the bubble. It is a personal tragedy, Baroda Cricket Association mourns this loss of Hardik and Krunal.” Time and again the cricketing duo has spoken about their parent's contribution and sacrifices they have done for them so that their sons could play on the international level. Amid the lockdown, Krunal along with wife Pankhuri Sharma, mother, father Himanshu Sharma spent quality time together. During the lockdown, the family also announced Hardik Pandya’s wedding with girlfriend Natasa Stankovic.
Last year, Himanshu Pandya welcomed his first grandchild – Hardik and Natasa’s son baby Agastya. Since then the star father had been quite active with Agastya. Meanwhile, Hardik returned to India after concluding the completion of the limited-overs series against Australia in Australia. (ALSO READ: Hardik Pandya-Natasa Stankovic Celebrate As Their Baby Boy Agastya Turns Five Months Old; Trio's Family Pic Is TOO CUTE To Be Missed)
Owing to his back injury, Hardik was not picked for the test series as he was not ready to bowl lengthy spells as he has been treating his back with care. After opting out of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Hardik Pandya began to prep for the limited-overs series against England.
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