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Stats: Manish Pandey completes 1000 List A runs for India A

Manish Pandey has aggregated a total of 1064 runs in the 50-over professional cricket while playing for the India’s A side

Manish Pandey
Manish Pandey receives the man of the match award after hitting the match-winning knock. (Photo Source: Twitter)

India ‘A’ captain Manish Pandey led his side to victory against South Africa ‘A’ in their last league match of the ongoing Triangular series at Pretoria which also includes Afghanistan ‘A’ as the third team. Manish remained unbeaten on 93 during his team’s chase of 267 to guide them to a 1-wicket win. In this process, he became only the third player to complete 1000 runs in List A cricket while playing for India ‘A’.

Excluding the domestic tournaments; Challenger Trophy and Deodhar Trophy which include a team named India A, Pandey has aggregated a total of 1064 runs in the 50-over professional cricket while playing for India’s A side. During this innings, Pandey went past Shikhar Dhawan’s tally of 1004 runs and stands only behind Gautam Gambhir.

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Most runs for India ‘A’ in the List A cricket:

Player Matches Inns Not Out Runs Ave 100s 50s
Gautam Gambhir 27 27 2 1187 47.48 3 8
Manish Pandey 28 28 6 1064 48.36 3 6
Shikhar Dhawan 21 21 1 1004 50.2 2 6
Unmukt Chand 22 21 1 955 47.75 1 8
Cheteshwar Pujara 19 19 4 822 54.8 3 5
Kedar Jadhav 24 22 6 768 48 0 7
Robin Uthappa 26 26 0 710 27.31 2 2
Sanju Samson 29 24 6 707 39.28 0 7
Ambati Rayudu 24 20 4 689 43.06 1 5
Sridharan Sriram 24 23 3 684 34.2 1 6

 

The half century in the game was 6th fifty for Pandey in the India ‘A’ jersey and he also has 3 centuries for the A side in the List A format. Only Gambhir (11) has more fifty-plus scores in the format while representing India A. Unmukt Chand scored as many as 9 fifty-plus scores for India A. Opener Sanju Samson, who scored 68 in this game, recorded his 7th fifty-plus score for India A in the List A format.

Only 6 players other than Pandey and Samson have scored 7 or more fifty-plus scores in the 50-over games while playing for India A. This match was the 28th and 29th List A game respectively for Pandey and Samson while representing India ‘A’ while only Dhawal Kulkarni (31) has represented India ‘A’ in more List A games than the two right-handed batsmen.

Most fifty-plus scores for India ‘A’ in the List A cricket:

Player Matches Inns Fifty-plus scores 100s 50s
Gautam Gambhir 27 27 11 3 8
Manish Pandey 28 28 9 3 6
Unmukt Chand 22 21 9 1 8
Shikhar Dhawan 21 21 8 2 6
Cheteshwar Pujara 19 19 8 3 5
Kedar Jadhav 24 22 7 0 7
Sridharan Sriram 24 23 7 1 6
Sanju Samson 29 24 7 0 7

 

(Note: Stats include the India ‘A’ matches where they played against an International ‘A’ and touring teams)

(Stats as on August 3, 2017)

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