Gurkeerat Singh Mann is an Indian professional cricketer. He plays as a lower-order batsman for Punjab in the domestic cricket. He is a right-handed batsman and off-break bowler. Mann is a member of the Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL and a regular in India A team. Gurkeerat’s Indian Premier League (IPL) career began with his home-based franchise, Kings XI Punjab, in 2012. Gurkeerat put up his efforts and raised up his ranks from various U-19 and U-22 competitions for Punjab. He was also a part of the CK Nayudu winning U-22 team.
|Gurkeerat Singh Mann (Cricketer)|
|Full Name||Gurkeerat Rupinder Singh Mann|
|Profession||Cricketer (Right-handed batsman)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 175 cm|
|in meters- 1.75 m|
|in feet inches- 5’ 9”|
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 70 kg|
|in pounds- 154 lbs|
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 40 inches|
|- Waist: 32 inches|
|- Biceps: 14 inches|
|International Debut||ODI- 17 January 2016 against Australia at Melbourne, Australia|
|Jersey Number||#22 (India)|
|#29, 7 (Domestic)|
|Domestic/State Team||Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, North Zone, Punjab, Gazi Group Cricketers|
|Date of Birth||1990-06-29 00:00:00|
|Age (as in 2017)||27 Years|
|Birth Place||Muktsar, Punjab, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Cancer|
|Hometown||Muktsar, Punjab, India|
|School||The Yadavindra Public School, Mohali|
|College||DAV College, Chandigarh|
|Tattoos||Shoulder to bicep (Right)- Eagle|
|Right arm- Self Mode|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Parents||Father- Rupinder Singh Mann (Works at Punjab Mandi Board in Mohali)|
|Mother- Name Not Known|
|Siblings||Brother- Not Known|
|Sister- Name Not Known|
|Favourite Cricketers||MS Dhoni, Harbhajan Singh|
|Salary (as in 2018)||IPL- ₹75 lakh/year|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Gurkeerat Singh Mann
- Does Gurkeerat Singh Mann smoke?: Not Known
- Does Gurkeerat Singh Mann drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Though Gurkeerat hails from Muktsar, Punjab; his family moved to Mohali, Punjab in 1995.
- He started playing cricket when he was just 10 years old.
- In 2011, he got selected in the ‘Punjab’ cricket team and played his first T20 match against ‘Haryana’ in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at Rohtak, Haryana.
- In 2014, he got an opportunity to play for ‘India A’ and in one of the matches against ‘Bangladesh A’, he scored 65 runs and also picked 5 wickets by giving just 29 runs.
- In the ‘2015-16 Ranji Trophy’ tournament, he scored double-century for ‘Punjab’ against ‘Railways.’ He also picked 9 wickets for ‘Punjab’ against ‘Andhra.’
- ‘Kings XI Punjab’ bought him several times in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2017 for the ‘Indian Premier League’ (IPL) auction.
- He is also known for his fielding and in IPL 2013, he took an amazing catch of Pune Warriors India’s Ross Taylor near the boundary rope for which he received the award for the ‘Best Catch of the Season’ and also received Rs. 10 lakhs.
- In 2016, he got selected in the ‘India’ cricket team and made his ODI debut against ‘Australia’ at Melbourne, Australia.
- In 2018, ‘Delhi Daredevils’ bought him for Rs. 75 lakh for the ‘2018 IPL’ auction.
- He is an occasional wicket-keeper.