Karnataka, Board President XI, India Under-19s, 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:
Likes to play against:
Pakistan and Australia
Half sweep-half flick shot
Records (main ones)
• He is the first Indian to score a century in the IPL. Playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore, he scored a match-winning 114 off 73 balls against Deccan Chargers Hyderabad in 2009 edition played in South Africa.
Top scorer in the 2009-10 Ranji Trophy as he amassed 882 runs.
Career Turning Point
Got a call-up for the tour of Australia in January 2016 where he hit his maiden ODI century in the 5th match of the series.
Playing Play station, Listening Music etc.
Rahul Dravid and AB de Villiers.
Favourite Cricket Ground:
Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore and Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Favourite sports personalities:
Prawns, Biriyani, Pani Puri and Masala Puri
Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan
Every Second Counts by Lance Armstrong and Sally Jenkin
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Lesser Known Facts
• He was born in Nainital, he came to Bangalore with his family at an age of 15. His father was with the India Army. When his father transferred to Rajasthan a few years later, he decided to stay back in cricket. • Manish started playing cricket when he was in third grade. His coach Mr. Sathish trained him from childhood till he joined KSCA. • His role model is Rahul Dravid. • He once thought of joining the Indian Army until he scored his first century of the IPL. • He was the part of India’s 2008 Under19 squad which was led by the current Indian skipper Virat Kohli.