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Manan Vohra (born 18 July 1993) is a cricketer from India. He has played for the India Under-19 cricket team. He is a resident of Chandigarh.

Manan Vohra
Personal information
Full nameManan Vohra
Born (1993-07-18) 18 July 1993 (age 26)
Chandigarh, India
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight arm fast-medium
RoleBatsman
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2011–presentPunjab
2013–2017Kings XI Punjab (squad no. 36)
2018Royal Challengers Bangalore (squad no. 36)
FC debut17 November 2011 Punjab v Saurashtra
LA debut27 February 2014 Punjab v Haryana
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 28 34 82
Runs scored 1,481 888 1,979
Batting average 31.51 26.90 26.74
100s/50s 3/8 1/6 0/11
Top score 224 143 95
Balls bowled 36 6
Wickets 0 1
Bowling average 13.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match n/a n/a
Best bowling 1/13
Catches/stumpings 13/– 11/– 27/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 5 April 2018

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ChildhoodEdit

Manan is the son of Sanjeev Vohra and the grandson of former Indian hockey player Y.P. Singh, who is now the General Secretary of Chandigarh Hockey Association. Manan’s inspiration is his grandfather. Being the grandson of a former India hockey player, it was difficult for Manan to decide, whether he should pick up the cricket bat or hockey stick. He chose the former. It was the encouragement from his grandfather that Manan decided to take up cricket. Manan used to practice at his school, Guru Nanak Public School, Sector 36, Chandigarh. He also studied at Hansraj Public School and Bhavan Vidyalaya sector 27, Chandigarh. Manan made it to the India U13 squad for Sharjah Cup in 2004. He is a fan of Sachin Tendulkar. Manan’s coach at the junior level was Harminder Singh. But now he is coached by Yograj Singh who is the father of Yuvraj Singh.

CareerEdit

He has been a part of the Punjab U16, U19 and U22 sides. He also participated in the Dhruve Pandove Trophy. He was made the captain of the Punjab U19 team. He led his team in winning the Vinoo Mankad Trophy. Manan single-handedly led the Chandigarh challenge in the U22 tournament and hit knocks of 108, 129 and 179, He was drafted in the Punjab Ranji camp in 2008. He was selected for the U-19 NCA camp which was held in 2011 in Bangalore. India’s 30 best U19 players were a part of this camp, Manan being one of them. He was also included in the India U19 team that participated in the Quadrangular Series which was held in Vishakhapatnam. The other 3 teams were the U19 teams from Sri Lanka, West Indies and Australia. Manan scored 79 off 35 balls was studded with 15 fours and two sixes against Australia U19. Manan replaced Punjab wicketkeeper-batsman, Gitansh Khera in the Ranji Trophy 2011-12 season though he did not get enough opportunities.

Indian Premier LeagueEdit

Vohra debuted in the IPL in April 2013 as a player for Kings XI and impressed with an unbeaten 43 runs off 26 balls. He made 67 runs in 2014 IPL final and his 129 runs parternership with Wriddhiman Saha insured that Kings XI Punjab made 199 runs in 20 overs. On April 04, 2017, he hit a stunning knock of 95 runs off just 50 balls(which included 9 fours and 5 sixes) against the Sunrisers Hyderabad. But his knock was in vain as his team lost by 5 runs.

In January 2018, he was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2018 IPL auction.[1] In December 2018, he was bought by the Rajasthan Royals in the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League.[2][3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "List of sold and unsold players". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  2. ^ "IPL 2019 auction: The list of sold and unsold players". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  3. ^ "IPL 2019 Auction: Who got whom". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 December 2018.

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