The flamboyant all-rounder, who is remodelling his action after a back surgery, is still not ready for that workload which is affecting the balance of the side, an admission that came from skipper Virat Kohli himself.
Krunal Pandya detained at Mumbai International Airport for possession of undisclosed gold, other valuables
Krunal had returned shortly after 5 pm by a flight from UAE when he was stopped at the airport by DRI personnel, the sources said.
An insatiable hunger to succeed, the willingness to put in the extra yards, and extensive work on the nitty gritties culminated in an unprecedented fifth IPL title for Mumbai Indians, the players, who are responsible for Delhi Capitals' clinical demolition said.
IPL 2020: Off-field relations with Pandya brothers transcends into cricket field, says Kieron Pollard
According to Kieron Pollard, being confident and backing himself are the similar qualities he shares with Hardik Pandya.
IPL 2020: Krunal Pandya says wickets in powerplay, not conceding runs in death overs crucial in MI's win over DC
Defending champions Mumbai Indians dished out a clinical performance as they first restricted Delhi Capitals to 162 for four and then returned to overhaul the target, scoring 166 for 5, in 19.4 overs on Sunday night.
IPL 2020: Mumbai Indians' ability to function together as a unit crucial to their dominating run this season
Mumbai Indians are not over reliant on one individual. Working together as a unit is Mumbai's strength and they do it by focusing on smaller aspects.
Trent Boult deceived his New Zealand skipper with a slower one for the bragging rights, ending with tidy figures of 2/28 in MI's 34-run win over SRH.
Sunrisers Hyderabad mentor VVS Laxman said Mumbai Indians' power-hitters fully capitalised when their bowlers erred in length during their IPL game at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
IPL 2020: Mumbai Indians' win over Kings XI Punjab underlines their clear thinking and clinical gameplan
Retaining a core group of players is a benefit, but instead of asking for more output individually, Mumbai have learned to maximise the output as a team. There is a reason why they have been crowned IPL champions on four occasions.
IPL 2020 MI preview: Formidable Mumbai can break 'odd' sequence but inexperienced spin attack a cause for concern
While Rohit's calm and astute captaincy, the franchise's brave and fearless approach, smart analysis and rigorous preparations form a lethal combo, the inexperience in spin department could be potential banana skin for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2020.
Last year in November, Pandya had undergone a back surgery in London. He came back in the DY Patil T20 tournament held in early March.
Like all cricketers, Krunal had been confined to his house in Vadodara since 25 March, when the centre enforced a nationwide lockdown to curb the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Suryakumar Yadav leads Mumbai's fightback against Saurashtra; Tamil Nadu hand Baroda innings defeat
Suryakumar Yadav blazed his way to 134 to lead Mumbai's fight back on the third day of their Elite Group B Ranji Trophy game against Saurashtra after the domestic giants conceded 73 runs first-innings lead.
India A vs New Zealand A: Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan's efforts go in vain as hosts clinch series-levelling win in second unofficial ODI
India A's top-order batsmen failed to convert their starts into big scores as New Zealand A won the second unofficial ODI by 29 runs and restored parity in the three-match series on Friday.
India A vs New Zealand XI: Prithvi Shaw sends a message to selectors with 100-ball 150 knock in visitors' win
Prithvi Shaw slammed a 100-ball 150 in India A's 12-run victory over New Zealand XI in the second practice game on Sunday, coming back from an injury in the manner that matched the hype around him.
India vs West Indies: Fielding coach R Sridhar has his task cut out as Virat Kohli and Co's woes raise uncomfortable questions
Crux of the matter being India need to improve their fielding before the series’ decider in Mumbai on Wednesday. Sridhar’s task is cut out in that regard to turn things around within two days.
Kuldeep Yadav could earn a place in T20 World Cup squad with good outing in IPL 2020, reckons Sanjay Bangar
For him (Kuldeep Yadav), this IPL is going to be a massive factor and if he does really well, it will be very hard to keep him out, says former India batting coach Sanjay Bangar
India vs West Indies: The Kul-cha reunion, Bhuvi-Shami return to bolster death bowling and why is Kedar Jadhav still in ODI set up; selection takeaways
Here are the key takeaways from India’s 15-man squads for their ODI and T20I series against the visiting West Indies, both of which will be three-match contests.
Deepak Chahar registered the best figures in a T20 match on Sunday besides becoming the first India bowler to take a hat-trick in the shortest format
Highlights, India vs Bangladesh, 2nd T20I at Rajkot, Full Cricket Score: Rohit Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal power hosts to series-levelling win
India vs Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, LIVE Updates: India win by 8 wickets with 26 balls to spare to level the three-match T20I series 1-1! Iyer and Rahul deal in singles in Mustafizur's final over to get India home comfortably at Rajkot. The match now heads to a decider at Nagpur on the 10th of this month!