Manan Vohra Biography
Manan Vohra is a 24-year-old Indian cricketer who plays for Punjab in domestic cricket as an opening batsman.
Yuvraj Singh hailed him as an outstanding talent after seeing him play in his early years. He is a prolific run scorer and an aggressive batsman who can take the attack to the opponent at any time.
Vohra was born on 18 July 1993 in Chandigarh, India and is a right-handed batsman and a right arm medium bowler. He started playing cricket in his school days and later represented India at the Under-19 level.
Vohra has a sporting lineage in his family as his grandfather is a former India hockey player. But he chose cricket over hockey as a career.
He piled up runs in age group cricket and was later selected in the Punjab Under-16 team and was then made the captain of Punjab Under-19 team. He captained the team to victory in the Vinoo Mankad Trophy.
Vohra was named in the squad to represent India at the 2012 ICC Under-19 World Cup but was unfortunate to miss out due to an injury.
Vohra's style of batting makes him an ideal batsman for limited-overs cricket. He made his Indian Premier League debut for Kings XI Punjab in April 2013 and scored an unbeaten 43 runs off 26 balls. He scored 161 runs in the season at 20.12.
The next season in 2014 has been his most successful season by far where he scored 3324 runs in 8 matches at 40.50 including 67 runs in the final of the league against KKR.
In the 2017 season, in a match against SRH he single-handedly brought his team close to victory when they were reduced to 84 for 6. He scored 95 runs off 50 balls including 9 fours and 5 sixes but it went in vain.
In 45 IPL matches, Vohra has scored 957 runs in 45 matches at 24.53 including 3 fifties. He was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2018 IPL Auction.
Vohra has been a regular for Punjab in domestic cricket since his arrival. In 28 first-class matches, he has scored 1481 runs at 31.51 including 3 hundred and 8 fifties. Also, in 28 List A matches he has scored 650 runs at 24.07 including 5 fifties.