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Gurkeerat Singh Mann Biography | Cricket Career | Stats | IPL

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A boy living in Muktsar, Punjab developed a similar obsession with the game of cricket as many of us do. Thus was born a dream to play for the Indian Cricket Team. This is life & style of Indian’s rising superstar, very young and talented cricketer – Gurkeerat Singh Mann. He is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler. Gurkeerat Singh Mann currently plays for the Punjab Kings in the IPL 2023 and for Punjab in Domestic Cricket. He has also been a regular player for the India A team for a long time.

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Gurkeerat Mann was called on to make his debut for the Indian National Cricket Team for the 2015 South Africa Series but ultimately made his ODI International Debut against Australia in 2016. He also plays for North Zone in the Duleep Trophy and Deodhar Trophy. Gurkeerat Mann is someone who knows his limitations and tries to maximize his strengths to his and his team’s full advantage. Let’s dig deeper into the life and career of Gurkeerat Mann Singh.

Gurkeerat Singh Mann Biography

Name Gurkeerat Singh Mann
Born June 29, 1990 (Muktsar, Punjab)
Age 32 years
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right arm Offbreak
IPL Team 2022 Gujarat Titans
IPL team Price INR 50 Lakhs
Role Middle order Batter
Test Not yet
ODI January 17, 2016 vs Australia 
T20I Not yet
Teams Played for India, Punjab, Gujarat Titans, Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, RCB, KKR, Gazi Group Cricketers
 


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Early Life

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Gurkeerat Mann Singh originally hails from Muktsar, Punjab but moved to Mohali, Punjab at a very early age. According To Gurkeerat Singh, he had started to play cricket at the very nacent age of 10 years.

Gurkeerat has revealed that as a kid he used to visit PCA stadium in Mohali and used to watch various cricketers practice. His performances in the various U-19 and U-22 tournaments enabled him to play for Punjab at the Domestic level. Particularly, his performance for the U-22 team which won the CK Nayudu Trophy.

Gurkeerat Singh Domestic Cricket

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Gurkeerat Mann got selected for Punjab and made his T20 Debut against Haryana in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. The match was held in Rohtak, Punjab.

He has two continuous brilliant Ranji Seasons in the 2013-14 Ranji Season where he scored 449 runs and the 2014-15 Ranji Trophy where he amassed 677 runs. He was considered as probably the most important player for the Punjab Domestic Team. 

His unbeaten 73 on a fourth-day track while chasing 205 for Punjab is considered one of his best innings. He later scored a century against Karnataka. Gurkeerat’s highest score is an unbeaten 201 he scored against Railways in the 2015 Ranji Season. He then also went on to take 9 wickets for Punjab in a match against Andhra.

Gurkeerat Mann Singh got a chance to play a match for India ‘A’ in 2014 against Bangladesh ‘A’. He displayed some quality cricket in that match by taking 5 wickets for 29 runs and scoring a well-made half-century (65 runs).

In 2015, while in the finals of a tri-series, India had lost 5 wickets for 82 against Australia A while chasing a score of 227, When Gurkeerat Mann entered to bat. India went on to win the match as he scored an amazing 87 runs off 81 balls.

He was selected for the 2018 Duleep trophy for India Green and was the highest run-scorer in the 2018 Vijay Hazare Trophy with 295 runs in six matches.


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Gurkeerat Singh Mann International Cricket Career

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Gurkeerat Mann Singh made his  ODI debut against Australia at Melbourne in the third ODI in Australia. He had been selected in the squad for the South Africa Series after his performance against Bangladesh but he wasn’t given any chance.

Gurkeerat Singh Mann IPL

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Gurkeerat Mann Singh was bought by Kings XI Punjab in the 2012 edition of IPL. He played as a finisher for the team and managed his work well. One of his best cameos in IPL came in his second match during a chase as he scored a match-winning 29 off only 12 balls. 

Gurkeerat Singh is an example of how useful all rounders can be to any team as he can not only hit big sixes but can also ball useful overs as a right-arm off-break. 

Gurkeerat Mann is also popular as a great fielder as proved by his brilliant catch of Ross Taylor for which he was awarded the catch of the tournament award.

The Punjab team showed immense confidence in Gurkeerat Singh as they continuously backed him in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 2017 despite not so remarkable performances. He was finally left by Punjab in 2017.

He was then bought by Delhi Daredevils but was not given many chances. Then, he was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2019 for 50 lakhs.

In 2021, he replaced an injured Rinku Singh in the Kolkata Knight Riders Team for the season. Although Gurkeerat Mann didn’t get to play many matches, the team made it to the IPL 2021 Final.


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Gurkeerat Singh Mann Stats

Gurkeerat Singh Mann Batting & Fielding Stats

FORMAT Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
ODI 3 3 1 13 8 6.50 13 100.00 0 0 2 0 1 0
FC 59 88 6 3471 201* 42.32 4238 81.90 7 20 471 40 24 0
List A 95 85 15 3369 139* 48.12 3771 89.33 5 25 340 59 31 0
T20 118 100 23 1985 93* 25.77 1600 124.06 0 7 188 70 55 3

Gurkeerat Singh Mann Bowling Stats

FORMAT Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
ODI 3 3 60 68 0 6.80 0 0 0
FC 59 77 4159 2138 55 5/38 9/52 38.87 3.08 75.6 5 1 0
List A 95 47 1433 1147 33 5/29 5/29 34.75 4.80 43.4 0 1 0
T20 118 19 222 262 8 2/15 2/15 32.75 7.08 27.7 0 0 0

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Who are Gurkeerat Singh Mann’s favorite cricketers? 

MS Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh are his favorite cricketers.

What are Gurkeerat Singh Mann’s hobbies?

Gurkeerat Singh Mann loves playing guitar.

In which IPL team did Gurkeerat Singh play in 2022?

Gurkeerat Singh Mann played for Gujarat Titans in 2022 IPL season.

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