Interesting Facts about Manish Pandey

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Interesting Facts about Manish Pandey:

The first big break:

Manish, a technically strong middle-order batsman, started his journey in cricket by representing Mysore in state level tournaments. But his first big break came when he was selected to play for the India Under-19 team in the 2008 World Cup held in Malaysia.

 First Indian to score an IPL hundred:

Pandey came into limelight when he became the first Indian player to score a century in the IPL, scoring an unbeaten 114 off 73 balls against Deccan Chargers to take Bangalore to the semi-finals of the 2009 tournament.

A great Ranji season:

Pandey proved that his IPL exploits were no fluke, and that he also had the stomach for bigger battles, finishing as the top run-scorer during the 2009–10 Ranji season with 882 runs, including four. 100 and five 50s.

International debut:

Pandey made a successful ODI debut on India’s tour of Zimbabwe in 2015, scoring 71 and sharing a 144-run partnership with Kedar Jadhav when India were 82 for 4.

Class, Talent and What not?:

Pandey is a naturally talented batsman. Although his batting focuses more on timing and finding gaps, he can also hit big sixes if needed. His trademark shot is the sweep-flick, which he uses to good effect to penetrate the infield while working the spinners.

Role model:

Pandey’s idol is Rahul Dravid and the youngster has gone on record to say that he feels very grateful and inspired by the senior batsman. However, Pandey’s batting has more polish than his idol.

KKR notice his exploits:

He has been a regular in the domestic circuit and has performed quite well. However in the 2013–14 Ranji season, Pandey was in good form, becoming the second highest run-scorer for his team Karnataka. His exploits earned him an IPL contract with Kolkata as the franchise bought him in the 2014 auction.

A knock in vain:

The 2009–10 season ended on a sad note for Pandey, when he almost led Karnataka to victory over Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy final. However, his excellent knock of 144 in the fourth innings was not enough and Karnataka fell short by 6 runs.

A chance missed:

He was selected in the Board President’s XI to play against South Africa in early 2010, and scored a brilliant 43, but fell when looking for more.

The IPL shuffles:

After playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the first three seasons of the IPL, Pandey was signed by Pune Warriors ahead of IPL 2011.

The Early Year:

Pandey started playing cricket when he was in third class. His coach, Mr. Satish, who trained him from childhood till he joined KSCA, was a former coach of Karnataka, Haryana and Odisha.

Had A Supreme Ranji Season Following IPL Season:

Most players would be enjoying the fame after tasting success in the IPL as he became the youngest player to score a century in the tournament, but Pandey was not among them. He scored 882 runs in Ranji Trophy 2009–10 season

Rahul Dravid His Role Model:

This shouldn’t surprise you. Growing up in the Karnataka cricket circuit, Pandey watched ‘Wall’ closely. Not surprisingly, it was Rahul Dravid on whom he based his game.

Almost In Indian Army:

In his early days, Manish Pandey had made up his mind to join the army if a career in cricket did not work out. However, after the historic IPL century, Manish may pursue a career in cricket.

For The Big Occasions:

He was the man of the match for Kolkata Knight Riders against Kings XI Punjab in the final of IPL 7 (2014) with a match-winning inning of 94 runs. This happened when Kings had scored a huge score of 200.

Class, Talent:

Pandey is a naturally talented batsman. Although his batting focuses more on timing and finding gaps, he can also hit big sixes if needed. His trademark shot is the sweep-flick, which he uses to good effect to penetrate the infield while working the spinners.

KPL:

Manish represents Mysore Warriors in the Karnataka Premier League and led them to the title win in the 2014 season.

Manish Pandey Reject IPL Contact:

In 2011, Pandey was adamant on not representing Royal Challengers Bangalore. He rejected the contract citing low pay. RCB had banned him for four matches.

Conclusion:

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