Hardik Pandya Watch Seized: Hardik Pandya is an all-rounder player in the Indian cricket team. He has been battling poor form in the field of play for a long time, due to which he has also been dropped from Team India. But, now Hardik seems to be in trouble even outside the field. The Customs Department has started an investigation against him.
What is the whole matter?
On November 14, Hardik Pandya returned to India from the UAE after playing in the T20 World Cup. When they reached Mumbai airport while returning, their luggage was checked by the Custom Department officials. According to a report of Aaj Tak, two watches worth Rs 5 crore were found from him during this period.
When Hardik was asked about these watches, he could not give any satisfactory answer. He did not even have any bills related to these watches. According to the report, after this, the Customs Department has started investigating the matter, taking these watches in its possession.
Hardik Pandya Watches are Worth INR 5CR.
The Mumbai Custom Department has also stated in this matter. According to the news agency ANI, the officials of the Customs Department said,
“The Customs Department has seized two wristwatches of cricketer Hardik Pandya worth Rs 5 crore on Sunday night (November 14). This happened when he was returning from Dubai. The cricketer reportedly did not have the receipt for the bill for the watches”.
Elder brother Krunal Pandya was also stuck over the clocks.
Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya’s elder brother is Krunal Pandya. Krunal has also played for India. Both brothers are very famous for their hobby of watches. According to media reports, he has a collection of watches from the most expensive brands like Patek Philippe Nautilus Platinum 5711.
In November last year, luxury watches were also found from Krunal Pandya. Then he was stopped by the officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI). Later this matter was also handed over to the Customs Department.
Hardik Pandya failed miserably in T20 World Cup.
Hardik Pandya flopped severely with the ball and bat in the T20 World Cup held in UAE. He could only score 69 runs in three innings of five matches. Due to poor form, he has been dropped from Team India for the upcoming T20 series against New Zealand. Venkatesh Iyer has been included in his place as an all-rounder.