Punjab Kings batsman Deepak Hooda was a person on a mission on Monday (April 12) night time. Sent on the No. 4 place within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 conflict towards Rajasthan Royals, Hooda blasted a 20-ball half-century en path to scoring 64.
This was Hooda’s first main outing within the center for the season after being suspended by his house affiliation – Baroda Cricket Association – earlier this season. But whereas the Punjab Kings followers celebrated, Mumbai Indians all-rounder Krunal Pandya obtained trolled on social media.
Hooda reached first smashed two sixes off Shivam Dube’s over and adopted it up by fetching one other three maximums of Shreyas Gopal’s over to get his innings going. Hooda’s blitz was ended by Chris Morris after he holed out at long-on in an try to clear the boundary.
Hooda was slated to be an important cog for the Baroda workforce within the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021. However, the participant give up his workforce forward of the competitors after alleging that he was ‘bullied’ by captain Krunal Pandya.
Hooda, who has performed 46 first-class matches, was miffed on the behaviour of Pandya, who has represented India and despatched an e-mail to the cricket physique. “At this moment, I am demoralised, depressed and under pressure. As from last some days, my team captain Mr. Krunal Pandya is using abusing language to me in front of my teammates and also other state teams who have come for participation at Reliance Stadium Vadodara,” Hooda wrote within the letter to BCA.
“Today I was practising in nets and doing my preparation for tomorrow’s game with the permission of head coach Mr Prabhakar. Then Krunal came in nets (and) started misbehaving with me,” alleged Hooda. Hooda was reprimanded by the BCA for his actions and the Deepak Hooda Krunal Pandya fallout made headlines earlier this yr.
Several reactions poured in as fans trolled the southpaw after Hooda’s exploits. Deepak Hooda began his IPL profession with Rajasthan Royals in 2014 the place he performed for 2 years (2014-15) and earned Rs 40 lakh per season. The all-rounder was purchased by Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2016 and performed for them until 2019.
With Sunrisers Hooda earned Rs 4.2 crore yearly for the primary two seasons and Rs 3.6 crore every for the final two seasons. Hooda was purchased by Punjab Kings in IPL 2020 for Rs 50 lakh.