Manender Singh: Rishabh Pant has been added to the list of wicketkeepers who have played stormy innings from Adam Gilchrist to MS Dhoni.
Manender Singh: Rishabh Pant has been added to the list of wicketkeepers who have played stormy innings from Adam Gilchrist to MS Dhoni. But we are not talking about them here. Recently another wicket-keeper batsman Dhoni showed the dots to the bowlers in the city. Rajasthan wicketkeeper-batsman Manender Singh scores a cyclical century in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Dhoni wrote the not-out script for a massive 166-run innings against Assam in his hometown of Ranchi.
Rajasthan batted first in this match. Abhijit Tomar and Manender Singh started the innings. The two formed a half-century partnership for the first wicket. Manender Singh and Mahipal Lomroor then shared a double century for the second wicket. 208 runs scored. Mahipal Lomror completed the century in this order. The couple then had a break. The team score crossed 300 as the two erupted.
92 off 19 balls
Manender Singh was unbeaten on 166 off 132 balls. His innings included 11 fours and 8 sixes. That means he smashed 92 off just 19 balls. Mahipal Lomror scored 101 off 110 balls with 8 fours and 1 six. Thanks to these two centuries, Rajasthan were able to score a massive 335 for 3 in 50 overs. Wicketkeeper-batsman Manender Singh scored his fourth century in the 24th innings of the 24th match. It was Mahipal Lomror’s first innings century with 101 runs scored at the same time.