Hailing from the historical land of Sri Muktsar Sahib in Punjab, Gurkeerat Singh Mann stands as one of the most promising youngster in India’s domestic circuit. Honed with the ability of batting fluently, Gurkeerat Singh Mann is also known for his part time roll of the arm that has often helped him with quite a few wickets. As if that wasn’t enough, he is also an occasional wicket-keeper which makes him a must have for every cricket team. In the IPL auction for 2019, he was picked by Royal Challengers Bangalore for INR 50 Lakh. In the domestic circuit, he represents Punjab and North Zone.
Name: Gurkeerat Singh Mann
Role: Right Handed Bat, Right-arm Off Break, Occasional Wicket-Keeper
Height (approx.): 5’9″ (175 cm)
Weight (approx.): 70 kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Date of Birth: 29 June 1990
Age: (As on 2018) 28 Years
Birth Place: Muktsar, Punjab, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Cancer
School: Yadavindra Public School, Mohali
College: DAV College, Chandigarh
Educational Qualifications: Graduate
Father: Rupinder Singh Mann
ODI: vs Australia, 17 January, 2016
Jersey Number: 22 (India); 29, 7 (Punjab, North Zone)
Major Teams: India, Punjab, North Zone, Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore
Nature on field: Pumped up
Likes to play against: NA
Career Turning Point: Gurkeerat’s didn’t just rocketed up the ladder because of one remarkable incident. His success is built around a series of stellar performances starting with a double century against Karnataka in a Ranji Trophy fixture and reaching its pinnacle with a run laden 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy that earned him his maiden call up to the Indian Squad.
Hobbies: Playing Guitar, Listening Music
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Favourite Cricket Ground: PCA, Mohali
Favourite Sportsmen: NA
Favourite Food: NA
Favourite Actors: NA
Favourite Films: NA
Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA
Favourite Destinations: NA
Tattoos: Eagle on right bicep to shoulder and “Self Mode” on his right arm.
Cars Collection: NA
Marital Status: Unmarried
Marriage Date: NA
Net Worth: INR50 Lakh/Year (as per his contract with RCB)
In August 2015, his unbeaten knock of 87 off 81 deliveries helped India ‘A’ beat Australia ‘A’ after being reduced to 82/5 while chasing 227.
His 29 off 12 balls for Kings XI Punjab against now defunct IPL Franchise Deccan Chargers is still considered as one of the best finishing knocks of IPL.