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Mandeep Singh (born 18 December 1991) is an Indian cricketer.[2] He plays for Punjab in the top-flight of Indian cricket.[3] An attacking right-hand batsman who also occasionally bowls right arm medium pace, Mandeep has also played for India Blue cricket team[4] and North Zone[5] and is currently a part of the Kings XI Punjab squad in the IPL.[6] He has also played for Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2010 edition of the IPL. He was the vice-captain of the India Under-19 cricket team for the 2010 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.[7]

Mandeep Singh
Personal information
Full nameMandeep Singh
Born (1991-12-18) 18 December 1991 (age 27)[1]
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Height5 ft 6.5 in (1.69 m)
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
RoleMiddle-order batsman
International information
National side
T20I debut (cap 62)18 June 2016 v Zimbabwe
Last T20I22 June 2016 v Zimbabwe
T20I shirt no.23
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2010–presentPunjab
2010Kolkata Knight Riders
2011–2014,2019Kings XI Punjab (squad no. 23)
2015–2018Royal Challengers Bangalore (squad no. 9 (formerly 23))
Career statistics
Competition T20I FC LA T20
Matches 3 70 97 153
Runs scored 87 4,620 3,048 2,970
Batting average 43.50 45.29 36.72 27.00
100s/50s 0/1 11/24 3/22 0/13
Top score 52* 235 119 84*
Balls bowled 622 447 261
Wickets 1 12 15
Bowling average 332.00 34.50 18.33
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match n/a 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 1/13 2/3 3/21
Catches/stumpings 1/– 58/– 49/– 59/–
Source: Cricinfo, 4 May 2019

In the 2012 season of IPL, Mandeep scored 432 runs from 16 matches, including two half-centuries, and ended the tournament as Kings XI Punjab's leading run-scorer.[8] He was also adjudged the winner of "Rising Star of the tournament Award".[9]

On 18 July 2012, he was included in 30 probables for the World T20 tournament to be played in Sri Lanka in September 2012.[10] However, he was not selected in the final 15-member squad.

He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club on 18 June 2016.[11]

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Domestic careerEdit

Mandeep plays for Punjab in Ranji Trophy & Vijay Hazare Trophy and for North Zone in Zonal Tournament.

He was the highest run scorer in 2015 Vijay Hazare Trophy. On the back of his form in the tournament, he was selected for 2015 tour of Zimbabwe.

In January 2018, he was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2018 IPL auction.[12]

He is currently a part of Kings Xi Punjab side for the 2019 IPL.

Personal lifeEdit

Mandeep Singh's father is an athletics coach in Jalandhar. He was initially not happy with his son's cricketing ambition but was later satisfied when saw his son's cricketing potential. [13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Birthdate of Mandeep Singh". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  2. ^ Mandeep Singh
  3. ^ Punjab Squad, Ranji Trophy 2011/12
  4. ^ India Blue Squad, Challeger Trophy 2011/12
  5. ^ North Zone Squad, Duleep Trophy 2011/12
  6. ^ Kings XI Punjab
  7. ^ 2010 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup squads#.C2.A0India
  8. ^ Indian Premier League 2012 – Kings XI Punjab / Records / Most runs
  9. ^ IPL 5: Awards and honours
  10. ^ "Yuvraj included in World T20 probables". Wisden India. 18 July 2012. Archived from the original on 26 August 2012.
  11. ^ "India tour of Zimbabwe, 1st T20I: Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jun 18, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  12. ^ "List of sold and unsold players". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  13. ^ http://www.espncricinfo.com/india/content/player/398506.html

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