Manish Pandey is an Indian International cricketer. He made his ODI and T20I debut in July 2015 against Zimbabwe. He has appeared in 26 ODIs and 39 T20Is to date. Domestically, he represents the state team of Karnataka. The right-hand middle-order batter is a flamboyant shot maker. Pandey is a treat to watch when he gets his timing going and has the ability to strike the ball a long way. He is also an exemplary fielder who has taken some stunning catches over the years. Rahul Dravid is his role model.
Manish is 31 years old. He was born on 10 September 1989 in Nainital, Uttarakhand, India. He moved to Karnataka with his family when he was 15.
He currently plays for the Sunrisers Hyderabad. The franchise has some of the best international batsmen in Johnny Bairstow, David Warner, and Kane Williamson. Despite this, Manish holds his own and often plays the anchor innings for the side when early wickets fall down. He has also represented the Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Pune Warriors India, and the Kolkata Knightriders.
Pandey wrote his name into the history books when he blazed to an unbeaten century (114 off 73 balls) on 21 May 2009 in the IPL, while playing for RCB. He thus became the first Indian player to score a hundred in the most-watched cricket league in the world. He scored another famous century in national colours versus Australia in a one-day international at the Sydney cricket ground in Jan 2016.
Manish wears #21. He has also worn #9 previously.
His mother tongue is Hindi
Pandey is married to Ashrita Shetty. Click to find out more about her. She is an Indian film actress and model. The couple tied the knot on 2 December 2019.
Pandey is estimated to be worth INR 54 crores.
He is close to a million followers.