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Mithun Manhas (born 12 October 1979) is an Indian first-class cricketer who played for Chennai Super Kings as an all-rounder.[1] A right-handed batsman, he also bowls right-arm offbreak and can keep wicket. Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore have now hired all-rounder Mithun Manhas as their assistant coach for IPL 12. Manhas is now set to take up the role of assistant coach under Kirsten, having previously done the same for Kings XI Punjab in the 2017 season.[2]

Mithun Manhas
Personal information
Full nameMithun Manhas
Born (1979-10-12) 12 October 1979 (age 39)
Jammu and Kashmir, India
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm off-break
RoleAllrounder, occasional Wicket keeper
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1993–2009Delhi
2009–2011Jammu
2012–2013Andhra Pradesh
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 171 113 14
Runs scored 11,167 3286 174
Batting average 48.13 38.20 19.33
100s/50s 30/60 3/26 0/1
Top score 260 109 57
Balls bowled 414 96 n/a
Wickets 6 2 n/a
Bowling average 36.00 45.50 n/a
5 wickets in innings 0 0 n/a
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 1/1 1/11 n/a
Catches/stumpings 162/- 37/- 3/-
Source: ESPN Cricinfo, 16 December 2013

Speaking to EXCELSIOR, Manhas asserted the desire to win the IPL title this time around. “We are looking forward for winning the IPL title this season”

He is a player in the Indian Premier League represented the Delhi Daredevils. In the fourth season of IPL he was contracted for US$260,000 by Pune Warriors. In the seventh season of the Indian Premier League, he was contracted by the Chennai Super Kings.

In September 2015, Manhas joined Jammu and Kashmir cricket team for 2015–16 Ranji Trophy season.[3]

In February 2017, Manhas was appointed assistant coach of Indian Premier League side Kings XI Punjab.[4]

Manhas has been the captain of the delhi side for most of the new millennium. He was at the helm when Delhi ended their championship drought in 2007-08, although Gambhir led the side in the semi-final and final. He scored 921 runs in that first-class season at 57.56. Mithun is an experienced campaigner and occupies fourth spot in the list of highest run-getters in First Class cricket with 8554 runs. The three cricketers who sit above him in the standings are Wasim Jaffer (11225), Amol Muzumdar (9202) and Devendra Bundela (9201).

[5]ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://sports.ndtv.com/indian-premier-league-2013/players/861-mithun-manhas-playerprofile
  2. ^ "IPL 2019: Virat Kohli's RCB hire former CSK all-rounder Mithun Manhas as assistant coach | Cricket News". www.timesnownews.com. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  3. ^ Manhas to play for Jammu and Kashmir
  4. ^ "IPL 2017: Mithun Manhas, J Arun Kumar part of support staff for Kings XI Punjab". Firstpost. 17 February 2017. Retrieved 20 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Mithun Manhas". Cricinfo. Retrieved 13 February 2019.

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