Krunal Pandya had become a valuable member of the Indian team before being dropped after going wicketless for five straight T20I matches. Pandya, who became a household name for winning the 2017 IPL trophy for Mumbai Indians with his exemplary performance with both bat and ball.
Since then, Krunal has become a mainstay for the MI and Baroda team in the format. He has the ability to knock runs in traditional form and can also go bang-bang if needed. His left-arm spin is more darting the ball and trying to move it away from the right-handed batsmen, and if needed he can also bat at the top of the order as well.