After the heartbreaking news for the Pandya brothers, cricketers all around the world start giving their condolences to them. Pandya brothers lost their father Himanshu Pandya early this morning due to a heart attack. Baroda captain Krunal Pandya left the Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament in order to be with his family.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli gives his condolences through a Twitter post and also shared the moments he shared with their father. He twitted “ Heartbroken to hear about the demise of Hardik and Krunal’s dad. Spoke to him a couple of times, looked joyful and full of life person. May his soul rest in peace. Stay strong you two.”.
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 (@imVkohli) January 16, 2021
Yusuf Pathan and Irfan Pathan also took Twitter to console the demise of Pandya brother’s father. Yusuf Pathan twisted ” A loved ones passing away is never an easy moment for anyone.” while Irfan remembered meeting with Himanshu Padya. for the first time at Motibagh.
A loved ones passing away is never an easy moment for anyone. I sincerely admire the sacrifices uncle made for his sons @krunalpandya24 @hardikpandya7. Condolences to his family and dear ones at this tough time. #rip
— Yusuf Pathan (@iamyusufpathan) January 16, 2021
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 (@IrfanPathan) January 16, 2021
Krunal Pandya wouldn’t be taking part in the remaining matches of the 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 had played 3 matches so far in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament and took 4 wickets.