Why was Krunal Pandya stopped at the airport? Krunal Pandya was asked to stop at the airport for carrying undisclosed gold. He was quite happy because Mumbai Indians won the title for the fifth time after beating Delhi Capitals in the IPL 2020 Final Match. After Chennai Super Kings, they were the second team to defend the title in the Indian Premier League. They have created the record of winning the title five times in the history of IPL.
However, he was caught at the Mumbai International Airport while he was coming after winning an IPL title. The officials (Directorate of Revenue Intelligence) asked him to stop and started interrogation. They found him suspect of carrying undisclosed gold and other valuables with him. That is why Krunal Pandya was stopped at the airport.
Passengers who are coming from Dubai to India can carry gold up to 20 grams. The cost should be up to 50000 as a duty-free allowance. But, a person needs to inform customs if a person wants to carry more gold. Because that person needs to pay for the fixed import duty which is 12.5%.
Krunal Pandya’s performance was below average. But, many times, he didn’t even get the opportunity to bat. Because of their solid batting line up. He scored 109 runs in 16 games with a strike rate of 118.47. He took six wickets and his economy was 7.57. While his bowling average was 63.33. His best bowling figures in the tournament is 2/26. But, he was on the winning side.