Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya has posted a heartfelt and emotional video for his elder brother Krunal, who is celebrating his 30th birthday today.
Krunal Pandya’s birthday comes a day after he made an emotional ODI debut for Team India. The left-handed spin-bowling all-rounder had his emotions running high as he cut, pulled, drove, hit his helmet besides getting into a scuffle with the opposition as he smashed the fastest fifty on ODI debut in the history of the format.
In what was a truly emotional moment, Krunal and his brother hugged each other after his innings while the spin-bowling all-rounder also proceeded to breakdown while remembering his father during the post-innings interview.
Hardik Pandya on Wednesday (March 24) posted a video on Instagram with the legendary Kishore Kumar’s song ‘Tere jaisa yaar kahan” in the background. He captioned the video stating that he is lucky to have Krunal by his side and that they are both on this journey together.
“We’re on this journey together bhai right from the start. The highs, the lows, I’m lucky to have you by my side. Happy birthday big bro,”wrote Hardik.
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Hardik had also posted a message for his elder brother on Tueday following the latters memorable debut against England.
“Papa would be proud. He’s smiling down on you bhai and sent an early birthday gift for you. You deserve the world and more. I couldn’t be happier for you bhai. This one is for you Papa,” Hardik Pandya had wrote.
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) March 24, 2021
Krunal himself had dedicated his debut half-century to his late father. He took to Twitter on Tuesday where he wrote-
”Papa, with every ball you were always on my mind and in my heart. Tears rolled down my face as I felt your presence with me. Thank you for being my strength, for being the biggest support I’ve had. I hope I made you proud. This is for you Papa, everything we do is for you Papa ❤️”
Papa, with every ball you were always on my mind and in my heart. Tears rolled down my face as I felt your presence with me. Thank you for being my strength, for being the biggest support I’ve had. I hope I made you proud. This is for you Papa, everything we do is for you Papa ❤️ pic.twitter.com/djQWaytETG
— Krunal Pandya (@krunalpandya24) March 23, 2021