Manish Pandey, who plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), is the lifeblood of this team in the middle order. Just like Biryani is the identity of Hyderabad.
Pandey ji who strengthened the middle order
There is hardly any break between Hyderabadi Biryani in food and Manish Pandey in IPL. They both have two machs. Like Hyderabadi Biryani is number one in taste. In the same way, Manish Pandey is the number one Indian in scoring a century in IPL. Manish Pandey, who currently plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL, has the life of this team in the middle order. Just like Biryani is the identity of Hyderabad.
Manish Pandey’s journey on the IPL track started with the first season of this league, when Mumbai Indians had linked him. But, Pandeyji, who was then anonymous, got the name while playing for RCB in the next season of IPL i.e. 2009. He became the first Indian to score a century in this league while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore on 21 May 2009. Then Pandey played an unbeaten innings of 114 runs.
Be the hero of KKR’s victory in 2014
Kolkata Knight Riders placed a bet on Manish Pandey in the 2014 season. And, the result was also good for him. He played the lead role in making KKR the champion. Manish Pandey scored 94 runs in the final match played against Kings XI Punjab and became the hero of the match.
Pandey ji of Sunrisers in 2018
Manish Pandey was also included in the top 10 scorers in two seasons of IPL. When he made KKR the champion in 2014, he scored 401 runs in 16 matches. Then, in 2017, he scored 396 runs in 13 matches. Looking at the talent of Manish Pandey, Sunrisers Hyderabad bought him at an expensive bid of 11 crores in the 2018 auction.
Pandey ji’s awesome in IPL
For Sunrisers, Manish Pandey plays the anchor role in the middle order. Pandey scored 284 runs in 15 matches in IPL 2018 and 344 runs in 12 matches in IPL 2019. In IPL 2020, he scored 425 runs in 16 matches with 3 half-centuries. If you look at the amazing work done in Pandeyji’s entire IPL career, he has scored 3268 runs in 146 matches with the bat, including 1 century and 18 half-centuries.
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