Manish Krishnanand Pandey
(Indian Cricketer)

Manish Pandey
Nickname:Pandu or Chulbul Pandey
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.):5’ 8”
Weight (approx.):68 Kg
Eye Colour:Black
Hair Colour:Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth:10th September 1989
Age (as on 2017):28 years
Birth Place:Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:Virgo
School:Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1, Devlali, Nashik, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Bengaluru
Educational Qualifications:NA
Father:Krishnanand Pandey (Indian Army)
Mother:Tara Pandey
Sister:Anita Pandey
Coach/Mentor:Jagdish Arun Kumar
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Cricket Career
International Debut:
Jersey Number:#9 (International), 51 (IPL, County)
Domestic/State Team: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:Aggressive
Likes to play against:Pakistan and Australia
Favourite Shot: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.
Hobbies:Playing Play station, Listening Music etc.
Favourite Batsmen:Rahul Dravid and AB de Villiers.
Favourite Bowlers:Morne Morkel
Favourite Cricket Ground:Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore and Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Favourite sports personalities:NA
Favourite Food:Prawns, Biriyani, Pani Puri and Masala Puri
Favourite Actors:Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan
Favourite Films:NA
Favourite Book:Every Second Counts by Lance Armstrong and Sally Jenkin
Favourite Musicians/Singers:NA
Favourite Destinations:NA
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status:Unmarried
Net Worth:53 Crore
Retainer Fee:50 Lakh
Test Fee:15 Lakh
ODI Fee:6 Lakh
T20 Fee:3 Lakh
IPL 11:11 crore
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.