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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].

Manish Pandey
Personal information
Full nameManish Pandey
Born (1989-09-10) 10 September 1989 (age 29)
Nainital, Uttrakhand, India
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
BowlingRight arm off break
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 206)14 July 2015 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI25 September 2018 v Afghanistan
ODI shirt no.9 (formerly 1)
T20I debut (cap 52)17 July 2015 v Zimbabwe
Last T20I11 November 2018 v West Indies
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 LA T20
Matches 23 28 139 221
Runs scored 440 538 4,504 4,841
Batting average 36.66 41.38 43.30 30.25
100s/50s 1/2 0/2 8/27 2/24
Top score 104* 79* 117* 114*
Balls bowled 422 168
Wickets 8 10
Bowling average 47.00 21.20
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling 3/25 4/27
Catches/stumpings 6/– 6/– 68/– 107/2
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 9 May 2019


Early CareerEdit

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

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.

International CareerEdit

Pandey made his One Day International debut for India against Zimbabwe on 14 July 2015. 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.


  1. ^ "Manish Pandey Profile". Retrieved 14 July 2015.
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  3. ^ "Manish Pandey". 99Uttatrakhand. Retrieved 19 February 2018.

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