Cricketers

Gurkeerat Singh

Gurkeerat Singh Mann (born 29 June 1990) is an Indian cricketer who plays as a lower-order batsman for Punjab in domestic cricket. A right-handed batsman and off break bowler, he is a member of the Kings XI Punjab in IPL and a regular in India Ateam. Singh had a maiden call for the official Indian squad for the South Africa series in 2015.He made his One Day International debut for India against Australia on 17 January 2016.

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Domestic career

Gurkeerat plays for Punjab in Indian domestic cricket and represents North Zone in Duleep Trophy and Deodhar Trophy.

On 24 December 2014 while playing for Punjab, he made an unbeaten 73 runs to see his team to victory while chasing 205 for victory on the 4th day.He made his second hundred in first-class cricket against Karnataka. His 201 is also his highest score in first-class cricket.

On 14 August 2015, he made an unbeaten 87 runs off 81 balls in the Triangular Series Final against Australia A to help his team to the title. He walked into bat with India A struggling at 82/5 and needing 145 more runs to win the match. He hit nine fours and two sixes in his knock.

He continued his good form against Bangladesh A team. In the first match of the three-match series, he made 65 runs off 59 balls to help India A go past 300. He followed his fifty with a five-for in the same match to bowl out Bangladesh A for 226. His 5/29 were his best figure in List A cricket.

International career

After his impressive all-round performance against Bangladesh A Team, Mann was selected in India’s 15 man Squad for the 5 match ODI series against South Africa.He is now in the team for Australia one day series

Gurkeerat Singh Mann made his ODI debut against Australian Cricket Team in the third ODI of the 2016 series played inMelbourne..

Indian Premier League

Mann play for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League. He signed with the franchise in the 2012 IPL auction. He plays as a lower order batsman as a finisher and has played many notable cameos for his team.