Happy Birthday Manish Pandey: It was 21 May, 2009. RCB were up against Deccan Charges in the last league game of the season. An 19-year-old Indian teenager was facing some of the best bowlers of the world. He was nervous and confident at the same time. His confidence trounced over nervousness and he scored 114 not out. The nervous Kid was none other than Manish Pandey. The first Indian player to score an IPL hundred.
Manish Pandey is celebrating his 31st Birthday today. The Indian international career is enriched with lot of winning stories, but the two stories which are eternal in fans’ heart are His century against Deccan Chargers in 2009 and his 94 runs innings against KXIP in 2014 IPL final. KKR were chasing a mountainous target of 200. Manish Pandey with his stellar performance made It look easy and won KKR their 2nd IPL title.
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As a result of impressive performance in the IPL, Pandey got National call in 2015. He made his ODI and T20 debut for India In 2015. However, he is yet to play a test match for Indian National side
Manish Pandey will play for SunRisers Hyderabad in the upcoming season of IPL. After playing for RCB and KKR, SunRisers Hyderabad bagged Manish Pandey's services for Rs. 11 crores at IPL auction 2018.
SunRisers Hyderabad send birthday wishes to Manish Pandey and posted a video on their twitter account with the caption, “ Happy 31st birthday, @im_manishpandey". They used the hashtags #Happybirthdaymanish #Orangearmy #keeprising.
SunRisers Hyderabad posted another video this morning. In the video Birthday boy Manish Pandey was seen hitting a shot over the Mid-wicket during net practice session. SRH wrote, “we asked @im_manishpandey to have a blast today”.
BCCI also wished Indian International, Manish Pandey on twitter. BCCI worte, “Attacking batsman, Electric fielder, One of the safest pairs of hands on the field as we wish @im_manishpandey on his birthday, let's relive his fielding brilliance.
💪 Attacking batsman— BCCI (@BCCI) September 10, 2020
⚡ Electric fielder
🤲🏻 One of the safest pairs of hands on the field
As we wish @im_manishpandey on his birthday, let's relive his fielding brilliance. 👏🎂
SunRisers Hyderabad will play their first match against Royal Challengers Bangalore on 21st September at 7:30 in Dubai.