The 21-year-old, son of iconic former captain Sachin Tendulkar, got a major fillip on Thursday when he was bought by Mumbai Indians at his base price of Rs 20 lakh.
Punjab Kings had the maximum available salary cap of Rs 53.20 crore prior to the beginning of the auction.
The sensational hitting took place with the pair's mother Lorraine Smith watching from the stands.
The non-selection, despite his prolific run in domestic cricket and the IPL, extended Suryakumar's wait for an India cap.
Krunal had returned by a flight from the UAE on Thursday evening when he was stopped at the Mumbai airport by DRI personnel.
Pollard now has 15 T20 titles, five of which has come for him while playing for Mumbai Indians. Bravo, on the other hand, has 14.
"The reality hit me hard when the first wicket fell. There was nothing to hear but an eerie silence," writes the Malayalam superstar.
Rohit Sharma's men won a record-extending fifth IPL crown and also became the first team after Chennai Super Kings to win back-to-back titles.
MI rode on skipper Rohit Sharma's 51-ball 68 and Ishan Kishan's unbeaten 33 off 19 balls to romp home with eight balls and five wickets to spare.
Mohanlal, an ardent cricket fan, had left for Dubai the other day after wrapping up shooting of Drishyam 2.