Gurkeerat Singh

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Gurkeerat Singh Mann
Personal information
Full name Gurkeerat Rupinder Singh Mann
Born (1990-06-29) 29 June 1990 (age 27)
Muktsar, Punjab, India
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm off break
Role Batsman; occasional wicket-keeper
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 209) 17 January 2016 v Australia
Last ODI 23 January 2016 v Australia
Domestic team information
Years Team
2011/12–present Punjab
2012–present Kings XI Punjab
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC LA T20
Matches 3 34 52 62
Runs scored 13 2140 1625 947
Batting average 6.50 44.58 39.63 21.52
100s/50s 0/0 4/14 1/12 0/5
Top score 8 201* 108 93*
Balls bowled 60 2417 694 120
Wickets - 37 13 6
Bowling average - 32.56 43.15 24.66
5 wickets in innings 0 1 1 -
10 wickets in match n/a 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling - 5/38 5/29 2/15
Catches/stumpings 1/– 17/– 17/- 27/3
Source: Cricinfo, 23 December 2016

Gurkeerat Singh Mann (born 29 June 1990) is an Indian cricketer who plays as a lower-order batsman for Punjab in domestic cricket.[1] A right-handed batsman and off break bowler, he is a member of the Kings XI Punjab in IPL and a regular in India A team. Singh had a maiden call for the official Indian squad for the South Africa series in 2015.[2][3] He made his One Day International debut for India against Australia on 17 January 2016.[4]

Domestic career[edit]

Gurkeerat plays for Punjab in Indian domestic cricket and represents North Zone in Duleep Trophy and Deodhar Trophy.

On 24 December 2014 while playing for Punjab, he made an unbeaten 73 runs to see his team to victory while chasing 205 for victory on the 4th day.[5] He made his second hundred in first-class cricket against Karnataka. His 201 is also his highest score in first-class cricket.[6]

On 14 August 2015, he made an unbeaten 87 runs off 81 balls in the Triangular Series Final against Australia A to help his team to the title. He walked into bat with India A struggling at 82/5 and needing 145 more runs to win the match. He hit nine fours and two sixes in his knock.[7]

He continued his good form against Bangladesh A team. In the first match of the three-match series, he made 65 runs off 59 balls to help India A go past 300. He followed his fifty with a five-for in the same match to bowl out Bangladesh A for 226. His 5/29 were his best figure in List A cricket.[8]

International career[edit]

After his impressive all-round performance against Bangladesh A Team, Mann was selected in India's 15 man Squad for the 5 match ODI series against South Africa. He was selected in the team for the one day series against Australia in January 2016. [9]

Gurkeerat Singh Mann made his ODI debut against Australian Cricket Team in the third ODI of the 2016 series played in Melbourne.[10]

Indian Premier League[edit]

Mann plays for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League. He signed with the franchise in the 2012 IPL auction. He plays as a lower order batsman as a finisher and has played many notable cameos for his team

His catch to dismiss Ross Taylor of Pune Warriors India in a league game was voted the catch of the tournament for IPL 2013.[11]

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