Manish Pandey (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Biography & More

Manish Pandey (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Village, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Jersey Number & More

Manish Pandey is an amazing Indian batsman, who has shown some fascinating performances till now.

He is basically a right-handed middle-order batsman. He represented Karnataka in the domestic cricket team.  After that, he became a  part of Sunrisers Hyderabad. 

Manish also played as an opening batsman in the IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore.  He also became the first Indian cricketer to score a century in the history of IPL in 2009.


Real NameManish Krishnanand Pandey
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of Birth10 September 1989
Age (as in 2021)32 years old
Zodiac SignVirgo
Birth PlaceNainital, Uttarakhand, India
FamilyFather: G.S Pandey
Mother: Tara Pandey
Sister: Anita Pandey
CastNot Known
Home TownNainital, Uttarakhand, India

Birth and Early Life

Manish Pandey full name is Manish Krishnanand Pandey and he was born on 10 September 1989 in Nainital, Uttarakhand, India. Later he moved to Bangalore because his father who is an Indian army officer was posted here. He started going to Kendriya Vidyalaya ASC Centre. He was fond of playing cricket and started to attend Karnataka state cricket association.  His elder sisters who also played cricket encouraged him further to play for Karnataka domestic cricket team.

Education & More

SchoolKendriya Vidyalaya
CollegeJain University, Bengaluru, Karnataka
QualificationNot known
AwardsMan of the match (2014 IPL)


  • Domestic career-

Manish Pandey made his first-class debut for Karnataka in 2007-2008. He was later selected for the under-19 cricket team. This team emerged winner in the Under-19 World Cup which was held in Malaysia.

After his successful days in the Under-19 Cricket team, he was selected for playing IPL. And this team was none other than Mumbai Indians in 2008. Next, he shifted his base to another good team Royal Challengers Bangalore. This team made him work harder leading him to score a century. He was named the first Indian to do so in an IPL format.

He continued playing for Bangalore which is his home base and led the team to the semifinals of IPL 2009- 10.

His IPL career was not finished yet as he was selected by Kolkata knight riders in 2014 where he smashed a match-winning 94 runs against king’s X1 Punjab. This run machine at the end of the day became man of the match. 

He scored top runs in two IPL seasons that is 2014 and in 2017. Next year he was selected by Sunrisers Hyderabad for a whopping base price of 11 crores.

  • International career

Manish’s ODI debut was against Zimbabwe on 14 July 2015. He made a match-winning partnership with Kedhar Jadhav. India was struggling when Manish joined in with Jadhav and smashed a lot of runs.

His T20 debut was against the same team on 17 July 2015. 

And finally, he was part of the ODI team against Australia which took place in Sydney Cricket ground. 

This match was crucial as India had already lost the series and to save their face it was necessary to win one match. He performed exceptionally to make India win the only match of the Series.

Pandey was selected for the World T20 Cup in 2016 as a replacement for Yuvraj Singh. Next he was now the leading batsman for the 15 member squad which played champions trophy in 2017.


Playing StyleTop-order batsman
International DebutTest: Not Yet
ODI: Jul 14, 2015, against Zimbabwe
T20i: Jul 17, 2015, against Zimbabwe
Debut MatchesRanji trophy on 2008
T20, 2007
IPl, 2008
TeamsIndia, Karnataka, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Pune Warriors, Royal Challengers Bangalore, South Zone, Sunrisers Hyderabad
Batting StyleRight Handed Batsman
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium
Jersey no.9
Best RecordTop scorer in the 2009-10 Ranji Trophy with 882 runs.
Coach/ MentorJ. Arunkumar


IPL Debut Match2008
Year of Played Matches and TeamsMumbai Indians (2008)
Royal Challengers Bangalore (2009-10)
Pune Warriors (2011-13)
Kolkata Knight Riders (2014-17)
Sunrisers Hyderabad (2008-21)
RecordFirst Indian player to score an IPL century. He scored 114 off 73 balls against Deccan Chargers for Royal Challengers.
IPL Price₹ 110,000,000

Personal Life & More

Manish’s father is a former Indian army officer and his mother is a homemaker. He has a sister named Anita Pandey. Pandey married Ashrita Shetty in 2019.

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date2 December 2019
Wife NameAshrita Shetty
GirlfriendsNot Available
Net worth$ 6 Million
SalaryINR 1 crore

Physical Status & More

Height (approx.)5-8”(In Feet)
Weight (approx.)Not known
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBlack
HobbiesNot Known

Some Important Facts About Manish Pandey

  • Manish Pandey was born in Nainital, Uttarakhand, India.
  • He represents the Mysuru Warriors in the Karnataka Premier League (KPL). In 2014, he led them to win the title.
  • He is known for his unique half-sweep-half-flick shot. 
  • He has a tribal tattoo on his upper back and a Maori tribe tattoo on his left shoulder.

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