| Manpreet Singh Gony|
6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Right arm medium
November 3, 2007
(1984-01-04) 4 January 1984 (age 31)
Roopnagar, Punjab, India
76 (Hyderabad Deccan Chargers / Bowler)
Manpreet Gony Wikipedia
Manpreet Singh Gony (born 4 January 1984, Rupnagar, Punjab), whose real name is Manpreet Singh Grewal is an Indian cricketer He is a right-arm medium pace bowler and Right hand middle order Batsman. He married Manpreet Kaur in 2005 and had 8 year son Ranveer Singh Grewal.
Manpreet Singh Gony made his debut for Punjab in the Ranji Trophy in the season 2007–08. He was later selected for the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.
Gony has made his mark in the 2008 Indian Premier League matches. He played for the Chennai Super Kings. He was one of leading wicket takers in the Indian Premier League and also performed well with the bat, scoring crucial runs in the last overs. He was instrumental in the Chennai Super Kings victory against Delhi Daredevils. He took 17 wickets in 16 matches in the IPL tournament. His team, the Chennai Super Kings, were the runner's up of the IPL tournament. For the IPL season of 2011, Deccan Chargers picked him up for a sum of $290,000. Gony was later picked up by Kings XI Punjab for the season 6 of IPL. Gony got a chance to play his first match against KKR where he played a match winning innings of 42 of 18 balls with a strike rate of 233. He was presented with the man of the match for his powerful batting performance.
Gony was drafted into the Indian cricket team for the Tri-Nation Series in Bangladesh in place of Sreesanth who was ruled out with a side strain.
On 25 March 2012, Gony became the first player ever to bowl three maiden overs in a top-level Twenty20 match. Gony finished with figures of 4–3–5–3 in Punjab's Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy quarter final win against Madhya Pradesh.He still holds the joint record for bowling the most number of maiden overs in a single T20(3)
In February 2017, he was bought by the Gujarat Lions team for the 2017 Indian Premier League for 60 lakhs.