India all-rounder Krunal Pandya starred with the bat and the ball for Warwickshire in the ongoing Royal London Cup one-day tournament, as his side played out a thrilling tied match against Surrey on August 7, 2022, at the Oval.
Warwickshire batted first after captain Will Rhodes won the toss and put on 293/5 in 50 overs. Opener Rob Yates made 54, while keeper Michael Burgess made 93 in 78 balls with 9 fours and 2 sixes.
However, the last over impetus Warwickshire gained came from Krunal Pandya, who stroked 74 with 5 fours and 2 sixes.
In reply, Nico Reifer with 53 and Nick Kimber with 84 in 51 balls with 6 fours and 6 sixes led the fightback after Surrey lost early wickets. However, it was once again Krunal Pandya who helped his team, by dismissing Kimber at a crucial juncture of the match.
In the end, Matt Dunn’s 34 enabled Surrey to tie the match though they were bowled out for 293 runs in the last over.
Pandya picked 1/51 in his 10 overs.