Role Batsman/Right-handed, Right-arm off break Bowler
Gurkeerat Singh Mann Biography
Gurkeerat is an Indian all-rounder. He was born in Muktsar, Punjab on 29 June 1990. He is batting all-rounder. He bats right handed and bowls right-arm off-break. He has also kept wickets for his school team as well as the IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab.
He has been playing domestic cricket for the Punjab Cricket team and the North Zone since 2011. Due to his all-round abilities, he also has been a constant in the India A team.
Some of his valuable performances are: 73* against Maharashtra which was a match winning knock while chasing 205 in a Ranji Trophy game; 201 against Karnataka which is his highest score; another match-winning knock of 87 in 81 balls for India A in the final against Australia A.
His IPL performances and domestic record earned him a place in the national side.
The 27-year-old made his international debut in an ODI against Australia on 17 January 2016. He played the 3rd ODI in Melbourne in India’s tour of Australia. Batting first, India posted 296 on the board. Gurkeerat scored only 8 runs in 6 balls batting at no. 6.
With the ball, he bowled 5 overs for 27 runs but did not get any wicket. He played the remaining two ODIs of the series too. He could manage only 5 more runs and returned without a wicket. He never got a chance to play for India again.
He is with the Punjab-based IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab since 2012. He has played only 30 matches. He has scored 342 runs including one half-century. With the ball, he has taken 5 wickets in the 13 overs he has bowled.
He has a double century in domestic cricket and one fifty in IPL cricket.