Did you know Manish Pandey is married to South actress Ashrita Shetty?

Updated: 10 September, 2020 09:54 IST
  • Manish Pandey is an Indian international cricketer. He is a right-handed middle-order batsman representing Karnataka in domestic cricket and Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL.

    In picture: Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan

  • Manish Pandey tied the knot with South actress Ashrita Shetty on December 2, 2019 at a hotel in Mumbai. He shared this candid photo the next day and wrote, "About yesterday - and a big thankyou to everyone who were a part of this. Thankyou for your love and best wishes."

  • Manish Pandey's wife Ashrita Shetty celebrated her birthday on July 16, 2020. Pandey shared a candid photo with Ashrita and wished her by writing, "Life with you gets better each day, happy birthday love @ashritashetty"

  • Manish Pandey started playing cricket when he was in Standard III. 

    In pic: Manish Pandey dancing with Kolkata Knight Riders owner Shah Rukh Khan as Suhana Khan looks on mesmerised


  • Manish Pandey made his ODI debut for India against Zimbabwe on 14 July, 2015. He had a successful debut notching up a 144-run partnership with middle-order batter Kedar Jadhav.

    In pic: Manish Pandey having a fun moment with Robin Uthappa

  • Manish Pandey is quite the IPL veteran, having started his IPL career with Mumbai Indians in 2008.

    Manish Pandey loves simple vacations with his friends, here he is spotted getting drenched under a water fall

  • He became the first Indian player to score a century in the IPL when he played as an opening batsman for his former IPL team, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (2009-2010).

    This picture shows a younger Manish Pandey soaking in the sunset. He captioned, "#beach #sky #sun :)"

  • Manish Pandey joined Kolkata Knight Riders in 2014 and he earned his reputation in that franchise. He established himself as the anchor of the KKR batting order and won two IPL titles with the team.

    Manish Pandey shared this fun image on his birthday in 2015. Looks like he has been slobbered with eggs and ketchup in the celebrations, he captioned, "Thankyou guys:) this was a special one"

  • Manish Pandey was one of the costliest buys in the 2018 IPL auctions when Sunrisers Hyderabad availed his services for a huge sum of Rs 11 crore.

    In pic: Manish Pandey loves hanging out with his friends and posting pictures on Instagram. Here he is spotted chilling with a couple of his mates, he captioned, "Would have been less fun without you'll :)"

  • Manish Pandey is one fit lad and that is evident by this picture which he posted on India's Independence Day. He wished all of his 5,95,000 followers on Instagram a happy Independence day in 2014.

  • Manish Pandey has played 130 matches in IPL and scored 2843 runs at an average of 29.30 and strike rate of 120.82. Pandey's top score remains his only IPL ton - 114* and he has also scored 15 fifties.

    In picture: Manish Pandey with a couple of his friends

  • Manish Pandey is nicknamed as Chulbul Pandey (Salman Khan's name in the movie Dabangg) by his team-mates and friends. He is also called as Pandu by his closest friends.

  • Manish Pandey has played 26 ODIs for Team India, scoring 492 runs at an average of 35.14. Pandey has 1 hundred and two fifties with a top score of an unbeaten 104.

    In picture: Manish Pandey with teammate Karun Nair, prepping up to represent Karnataka in a Ranji Trophy game

  • Manish Pandey has played 37 T20I matches for Team India and has scored 707 runs at a stunning average of 47.13.  Pandey's top score is an unbeaten 79 with three fifties under his belt.

    In picture: Former Kolkata Knight Riders boys Manish Pandey with Gautam Gambhir. Both looking uber cool in trendy urban wear

  • In first-class cricket, Manish Pandey played  89 matches with 6293 runs to his name at a brilliant average of 52.00. His top score is 238 with 19 hundreds and 29 fifties.

    Manish Pandey posted this picture in January, 2017, while playing a series for India. He wrote, "First of this year, Great one day series for india,looking forward for the t20's"

  • Manish Pandey was part of the victorious Indian cricket team, captained by Virat Kohli, during the U-19 World Cup in 2008.

    Manish Pandey shared this picture on his arrival at Guwahati for a cricket match, he captioned, "This is how Guwahati welcomes their guests, beautiful weather beautiful place"

  • Manish Pandey posted this picture, where he is seen dancing with a friend, he captioned, "Finishing the season on a high, congratulations brother may God bless you both! Once in a life time opportunity #stuckforlife"

  • Manish Pandey spotted with India spinner Kuldeep Yadav in this picture. The friendship and camaraderie the duo shares is well know in cricketing circles

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About The Gallery

Indian cricketer Manish Pandey, who is gearing up for the upcoming IPL 2020 edition in UAE, turns 31 today. On the Sunriser Hyderabad batsman's birthday, here is a look at the cricketer's life off the pitch along with his close friends and actress wife. (Pictures Courtesy/ Manish Pandey Instagram)

First Published: 08 May, 2019 11:00 IST