In this article, you are going to know about Manish Pandey. Some unknown facts have been revealed and his complete biodata is provided.
|Real Name||Manish Krishnanand Pandey|
|Nick Name||Pandu and Chulbul Pandey|
|Profession||Indian Cricketer (Batsman)|
Physical Stats & More
|Height||in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 68 kg
in Pounds- 150 lbs
|Body/ Figure Measurements||– Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
|International Debut||Test– N/A
ODI– 14 July 2015 vs Zimbabwe in Harare
T20– 17 July 2015 vs Zimbabwe in Harare
|Coach/Mentor||J Arun Kumar|
#51(IPL, County Cricket)
|Domestic/State Team||Karnataka, Board Presidents XI, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Pune Warriors, India Blue, India A, South Zone, Kolkata Knight Riders, India, Mumbai Indians, India A T20, Mysuru Warriors|
|Nature on field||Aggressive|
|Likes to play against||Pakistan and Australia|
|Favourite Shot||Half-sweep-half-flick shot|
|Records (main ones)||• 1st Indian player to score an IPL century as he scored 114 off 73 balls against Deccan Chargers for Bangalore in the 2009 IPL semi-finals.
• Top scorer in the 2009-10 Ranji season with 882 runs.
|Career Turning Point||Sudden call for the tour of Australia in January 2016, after which he hit his debut century in the 5th ODI.|
|Date Of Birth||10 September 1989|
|Birth Place||Nainital, Uttarakhand, India|
|Home Town||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|School||Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1, Devlali, Nashik
Kendriya Vidyalaya, Bengaluru
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Family||Father– Krishnanand Pandey (Indian Army)
Mother– Tara Pandey
Sister– Anita Pandey
|Hobbies||Listening music and reading|
|Favourite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favourite Food||Prawns, biryani, masala puri and pani puri|
|Favourite Cricketer||Batsman: Rahul Dravid and AB de Villiers
Bowler: Morne Morkel
|Favourite Musician||Cold Play|
|Favourite Book||Every Second Counts by Lance Armstrong and Sally Jenkin|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Manish Pandey
- Pandey started playing when he was in 3rd standard.
- Like his father, he wanted to join Indian Army, but after his IPL hundred for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), he made his mind to make career in cricket.
- His role model is Rahul Dravid.
- He was the Man of match in the finals of IPL 7 in 2014 for his 94 for Kolkata Knight Riders against Kings XI Punjab.
- He is known for his unique half-sweep-half-flick shot.