Manvinder Bisla

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Manvinder Bisla
Personal information
Full name Manvinder Singh Bisla
Born (1984-12-27) 27 December 1984 (age 29)
Hisar, Haryana
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style n/a
Role Wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
2002/03 Haryana
2003/04–2011 Himachal Pradesh
2009 Deccan Chargers (squad no. 36)
2010 Kings XI Punjab (squad no. 36)
2011–present Kolkata Knight Riders (squad no. 36)
2012–present Goa
Career statistics
Competition FC List A T20
Matches 49 38 61
Runs scored 2207 789 1279
Batting average 30.23 23.20 22.43
100s/50s 4/11 1/4 0/6
Top score 168 104 92
Balls bowled 120 36 0
Wickets 0 0
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 0/3 0/15
Catches/stumpings 81/12 24/17 38/14
Source: cricinfo, August 8, 2014

Manvinder Singh Bisla (born 27 December 1984) is an Indian cricketer. He is a wicket-keeper and right-handed batsman who currently plays for Goa and the Kolkata Knight Riders.

Bisla is one of the lesser known of the wicketkeeper batsman that Indian cricket unearthed from the junior and India-A ranks in the last decade, the others being Ajay Ratra, Parthiv Patel, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Dinesh Karthik. Bisla was the stand-in captain of the U-19 test team during their tour to England in 2002 season. The match ended in a draw.

Playing Career[edit]

Bisla made his debut in Ranji Trophy domestic cricket in 2002 for his home state – Haryana. He moved to Himachal Pradesh in 2003/04 season and currently represents Goa in Indian domestic cricket, having joined them in 2012. He was part of the IPL-winning Deccan Chargers team in 2009, was picked by Kings XI Punjab in 2010. He made his debut in 2010.

In 2011 he was signed by the IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders. He played as the wicket keeper of KKR in first 5 matches as Brad Haddin was not available. He opened the batting with all rounder Jacques Kallis from South Africa and also made a patnership of 145 with Kallis. In IPL 2012, he played 7 matches and scored 213 runs with 1 half century in the final match of the tournament. He took 6 catches and 2 stumpings behind the stumps.

He played a match winning innings of 89 off 48 balls against the Chennai Super Kings in the final of the 2012 IPL to guide his team to a 5 wicket win. He received the Man of the Match award for this innings .[1]

Personal life[edit]

Bisla was an educated in D.A.V Public school, sector 14, Faridabad, and married his wife Arpita on 11 March 2007.[2]

Seasons by seasons at IPL[edit]

IPL Batting Statistics of Manvinder Bisla
Year Team Innings Runs HS 100s 50s 4s 6s
2010 Kings XI Punjab 10 218 75 0 6 12 45
2011 Kolkata Knight Riders 5 72 27 0 0 8 0
2012 7 213 89 0 1 16 10
2013 14 255 92 0 2 87 22
2010–2013 Total 36 758 92 0 4 87 22

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