Manvinder Sulatansingh Bisla is an Indian professional cricketer who is a wicket keeper other than a batsman. Born in Hisar, Hyderabad in 1984, Bisla normally opens the batting for his team and is a right handed batsman. Presently, he is a part of the Kolkata Knight Riders team to play for the IPL 5 season 2012.
Though he is one of the lesser known wicket keeper/batsman that the Indian cricket team has unearthed from India A and junior links in the last decade, Bisla was the stand in captain of the under 19 test team during their tour to England in 2002. This match ended in a draw.
The major teams that he played for so far include Deccan Chargers, Kings XI Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and the Kolkata Knight Riders. He made his debut in the Ranji Trophy domestic cricket in 2002-03 season for Haryana, his home state. Later on, in 2003-04 season, he moved to Himachal Pradesh as Ajay Patra is a part of the Haryana team and presently represents the HP in the Indian domestic cricket. In 2011, Bisla was signed by the IPL Franchise, Kolkata Knight Riders.
Of the 41 first class matches that he played, Bisla scored 1827 runs with a batting average of 29. With right to List A matches, he played 33 of them, scoring 702 runs with an average of 24.20. He played in 35 Twenty20 matches, scoring 742 runs at an average of 22.48 and a strike rate of 106.
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