|Full name||Manpreet Singh Gony|
4 January 1984 |
Roopnagar, Punjab, India
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Bowling style||Right arm medium|
|ODI debut (cap 173)||25 June 2008 v Hong Kong|
|Last ODI||28 June 2008 v Bangladesh|
|Domestic team information|
|2008–2010||Chennai Super Kings|
|2011 - 2012||Deccan Chargers|
|2013 - present||Kings XI Punjab|
|Source: CricketArchive, 30 May 2009|
Manpreet Singh Gony (born 4 January 1984, Rupnagar, Punjab), whose real name is Manpreet Singh Grewal is an Indian cricketer from Punjab born in a Jatt Sikh family. He is a right-arm medium pace bowler and Right hand middle order Batsman.
Gony has made his mark in the 2008 Indian Premier League matches. He played for the Chennai Super Kings. He was one of leading wicket takers in the Indian Premier League and also performed well with the bat, scoring crucial runs in the last overs. He was instrumental in the Chennai Super Kings victory against Delhi Daredevils. He took 17 wickets in 16 matches in the IPL tournament. His team, the Chennai Super Kings, were the runner's up of the IPL tournament. For the IPL season of 2011, Deccan Chargers picked him up for a sum of $290,000. Gony was later picked up by Kings XI Punjab for the season 6 of IPL. Gony got a chance to play his first match against KKR where he played a match winning innings of 42 of 18 balls with a strike rate of 233. He was presented with the man of the match for his powerful batting performance.
On 25 March 2012, Gony became the first player ever to bowl three maiden overs in a top-level Twenty20 match. Gony finished with figures of 4-3-5-3 in Punjab's Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy quarter final win against Madhya Pradesh.
He has two elder brothers Harpreet Singh Grewal and Manmohan Singh Grewal and he is married to Manpreet Kaur. To his friends and family, he is known by his nickname "Gony".
- Gony replaces Sreesanth in Indian squad for tri-series
- "Records - Twenty20 Matches - Bowling records - Most maidens in an innings". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 March 2012.