new Delhi: Whenever Indian players’ centuries are discussed in the IPL, the first mention of it will be of Birth Boy Manish Pandey. Yes, Manish Pandey, the finest batsman of Team India’s middle order, is celebrating his 31st birthday on 10 September i.e. today. Meanwhile, on the occasion of Manish Pandey’s birthday, we are going to tell you, the story of Pandey’s only ODI century. Which saved the Indian team from a clean sweep.
Manish Pandey defers clean sweep against Australia
In 2016, the Indian team went on a tour of Australia. During this time India started this tour with the ODI series. Team India’s conditions were very bad in this series and India lost the first 4 matches of this series continuously. The fifth and last match of the series between India vs Australia (IND vs AUS) was played in Sydney. Manish Pandey was selected for this match in Team India. After losing the toss, Australia scored a mammoth target of 331 runs in 50 overs on the basis of centuries by Devin Warner and Mitchell Marsh. Team India started well for this target. Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan added 123 runs for the first wicket. But later Dhawan was dismissed after scoring 78 runs and Virat Kohli also started moving quickly. Then in the middle order Manish Pandey came to the crease, India looked out of the match, but Pandey teamed up with Rohit 99 and later Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) to reach the team goal of 331 runs and win India. Administered. During this, Manish Pandey completed his first ODI century and scored 104 runs in 81 balls with the help of 8 fours and 1 six. Due to this century by Pandey, Team India (Team India) was saved from a clean sweep.
Manish Pandey’s statistics in international cricket
However, Manish Pandey has not been able to fit his place in the playing XI of the Indian Cricket Team till the present time. But his statistics in international cricket are enough to tell how good a batsman he is. Manish Pandey has scored 492 runs in 26 ODIs at an average of 35.14, including 1 century and 2 half-centuries. Apart from this, Manish Pandey has scored 707 runs in 38 Tests at an impressive average of 47.13 in T20I (T2OI). Pandey has also put 3 fifty in T20Is, while his strike rate is 127.62 and the best score is 79.