Manish Pandey

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Manish Pandey
Personal information
Full nameManish Pandey
Born (1989-09-10) 10 September 1989 (age 30)
Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
BowlingRight arm off break
Ashrita Shetty (wife) (m. 2019)
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 206)14 July 2015 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI25 September 2018 v Afghanistan
ODI shirt no.9
T20I debut (cap 52)17 July 2015 v Zimbabwe
Last T20I10 November 2019 v Bangladesh
T20I shirt no.9
Domestic team information
2008Mumbai Indians
2009–2010Royal Challengers Bangalore (squad no. 1)
2011–2013Pune Warriors India (squad no. 1)
2014–2017Kolkata Knight Riders (squad no. 9 (formerly 1))
2018–presentSunrisers Hyderabad (squad no. 10)
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I
Matches 23 32
Runs scored 440 587
Batting average 36.66 39.13
100s/50s 1/2 0/2
Top score 104* 79*
Catches/stumpings 6/– 6/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 2 December 2019

Manish Pandey (born 10 September 1989) is an Indian international cricketer. He is primarily a right-handed middle-order batsman representing Karnataka in domestic cricket and Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL).[1] He played as an opening batsman for his former IPL team, the Royal Challengers Bangalore, and became the first Indian player to score a century in the IPL in 2009 Indian Premier League.[2].

Early career[edit]

Manish Pandey started playing cricket when he was in the third standard (Grade). He did his schooling in Kendriya Vidyalaya ASC Centre, Bangalore and later joined the Karnataka State Cricket Association.[3] Manish was a member of the victorious Indian team that played in the 2008 Under-19 World Cup held in Malaysia.

IPL career[edit]

He was selected for the Royal Challengers Bangalore' squad in the 2008 season of the Indian Premier League. He is also the first Indian to score a century in the IPL part of home team Royal challenges Bangalore in semifinal and also part of Royal challenges Bangalore in 2009-10.Then He was picked up by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League 2014. He was the man of the match in the finals of IPL-7 (2014) with a match-winning innings of 94 for Kolkata Knight Riders against Kings XI Punjab. He had been included in the list of top 10 scorer of 2 IPL seasons, 2014, 401 runs in 16 matches and in 2017, 396 runs in 13 matches. In 2018, he was picked up by Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2018 at a huge amount of Rs.11 crore.

International career[edit]

Pandey made his One Day International(ODI) debut for India against Zimbabwe on 14 July 2015. He had a successful debut that included a 144-run partnership with Kedar Jadhav. Pandey joined Jadhav at the crease when India was struggling at 82 for the loss of 4 wickets and made his maiden half-century before being dismissed for 71 runs. He made his Twenty20 International debut for India on the same tour, on 17 July 2015. He was selected in the ODI squad for the Australia tour in January 2016. In the final game at the Sydney Cricket Ground, he played a 'match-winning inning' of 104 not out helping India win its only match of the series.

He was selected as a replacement of Yuvraj Singh in 2016 World T20 for India. He was named in the 15-man squad for the Champions Trophy in June 2017. However, he injured himself during the IPL and missed out the ICC event for India.

Personal life[edit]

Pandey married actress Ashrita Shetty on 2 December 2019 in Mumbai.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Manish Pandey Profile". Retrieved 14 July 2015.
  2. ^ "IPL 2009: Manish Pandey becomes first Indian centurion in the tournament". Cricketcountry. 24 August 2014. Archived from the original on 27 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Manish Pandey". 99Uttatrakhand. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Manish Pandey ties knot with Tamil actress Ashrita Shetty hours after winning Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy". Hindustan Times. 2 December 2019. Retrieved 2 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Manish Pandey Marries Actress Ashrita Shetty In Mumbai | Cricket News". 2 December 2019. Retrieved 2 December 2019.

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