Full name Manan Vohra
Born July 18, 1993, Chandigarh, Punjab
Playing role Opening batsman
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Indian cricket has always remained synonymous with talents and Manan Vohra is no exception. ‘An outstanding talent’ in the words of 2011 World Cup winning hero, Yuvraj Singh, Manan climbed up the ladder by piling on the runs in age group cricket. He was fast-tracked to the domestic setup at an early age of 17 but took his time to establish himself there.
On the back of his exploits in the Under-19 World Cup, the right-handed top order batsman was snapped by Kings XI Punjab for the 2013 Indian T20 League season. Manan enjoyed an instant impact with his range of strokes but hasn’t managed the kind of consistency that he would have liked to have. Predominantly a top order player who has a flair for taking on the bowlers, Vohra’s dismissals have mostly been rash and loose on a frequent basis to frustrate the think tank.
Arguably, Manan’s accumulation of runs in the 2013-14 domestic season provided ample proof of his burgeoning potential. He hit his maiden ton (187) against Jharkhand to propel Punjab to a massive innings win. He is no Sehwag though, who can thwack the ball but on his day. Manan is a game-changer when on song, as he can take the bowling apart effortlessly.
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