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Maninder Singh
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Maninder Singh

India
Maninder Singh

INTL CAREER: 1982 - 1997

Full Name

Maninder Singh

Born

June 13, 1965, Poona (now Pune), Maharashtra

Age

55y 332d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Slow left arm orthodox

Other

Umpire

TEAMS

For an all-too-brief period in the mid-1980s, Maninder Singh was Indian spin's candle in the wind - the heir-apparent to Bishan Bedi. Like many protégés doomed to follow in famous footsteps, Maninder's journey was a tortuous one. As a raw 17-year-old, he had it all: beguiling flight, variety and an ability to rip the ball on helpful surfaces. Matchwinning performances in England in 1986 were followed by plentiful harvests at home against Sri Lanka and Pakistan. But everything came unstuck with painful swiftness. He lost his rhythm, his tantalising loop and ultimately his place in the side. Despite an abortive comeback in the early '90s, when he desperately experimented with his bowling action, Maninder - like Laxman Shivaramakrishnan - has come to epitomise unfulfilled promise. His enduring place in the game's history is unlikely to be as a matchwinning spinner, but rather as Greg Matthews's final victim in the second Tied Test at Madras in 1986-87.
Dileep Premachandran

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test35381299153.8000190
ODI591814498*12.259054.440010180
FC145140581387102*16.9115590
List A11042232074410.8900370
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test355282183288887/2710/10737.362.4093.30532
ODI595731332066664/224/2231.303.9547.40100
FC14536273144576068/4823.852.3959.804614
List A110583237481284/224/2229.283.8545.50200
Umpire & Referee
FormatMatUmpireTV Umpire
WODI11
FC11
List A532
Maninder Singh portrait
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Debut/Last Matches - Player

FC Matches
Span
1980/81 - 1993/94
List A Matches
Span
1982/83 - 1993/94

Photos


Maninder Singh
Maninder Singh with Murali Kartik
Maninder Singh portrait
Indian Veterans pose before a match
Maninder Singh, Portrait
Maninder Singh bowls