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). 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..
|Full name||Manish Pandey|
|Born||10 September 1989|
Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Bowling||Right arm off break|
|ODI debut (cap 206)||14 July 2015 v Zimbabwe|
|Last ODI||25 September 2018 v Afghanistan|
|ODI shirt no.||9 (formerly 1)|
|T20I debut (cap 52)||17 July 2015 v Zimbabwe|
|Last T20I||10 November 2019 v Bangladesh|
|T20I shirt no.||9|
|Domestic team information|
|2009–2010||Royal Challengers Bangalore (squad no. 1)|
|2011–2013||Pune Warriors India (squad no. 1)|
|2014–2017||Kolkata Knight Riders (squad no. 9 (formerly 1))|
|2018–present||Sunrisers Hyderabad (squad no. 10)|
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 12 November 2019
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. Manish was a member of the victorious Indian team that played in the 2008 Under-19 World Cup held in Malaysia.
He was selected for the Mumbai Indians' squad in the 2008 season of the Indian Premier League. He is also the first Indian to score a century in the IPL. 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.
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.
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