Monish Dinesh Mishra is a professional Indian cricket player born in Bhopal in 1984. He bats right handedly and bowls right arm offbreak. He is a part of the teams like Madhya Pradesh, Deccan Chargers, Delhi Giants and Pune Warriors. Recently, he has been retained by the Pune Warriors team to play at the IPL 5 season 2012.

Mishra played a first class match from 25th to 28th December 2006 at Indore (Maharani Usharaje Trust Cricket Ground) and the opponent team was Goa. In the 1st innings, he was sent to bat at the No. 3 batting spot where he faced 99 deliveries and smashed 11 boundaries to accrue 56 runs. In the 2nd innings, he was demoted to the No. 4 batting position. He could score just 14 runs in 23 balls with the aid of 3 fours. This match was won by Madhya Pradesh by 3 wickets.

Eventually, on 15th May 2012, he was suspended along with five others for spot fixing issue, after India TV, a local news channel reportedly accused him based on a sting operation.

Team 1728 madhya pradesh cricket team Madhya Pradesh Cricket Team
Role Batsman
Born 9 Feb 1984
Nationality India India
Team History
1728 madhya pradesh cricket team Madhya Pradesh 2000 - present
2563 pune warriors india Pune Warriors 2011 - 2012
1084 deccan chargers Deccan Chargers 2010
Delhi Giants Delhi Giants 2007 - 2008

Career Highlights

Monish Mishra has appeared in 35 first class matches and in these he has scored 1929 runs at a batting average of 44.86. His highest score has been 214 and he has made 8 half centuries. As a fielder, he has taken 11 catches. In the 78 deliveries that he bowled, 40 runs were scored and he failed to pick up a wicket.

Mishra has also participated in 29 List A matches during which he has accrued 1034 runs with 117 as his highest score. His batting average was 39.76. Other than that, he played in 35 Twenty20 matches, scoring 693 runs at an average of 21.65 and a strike rate of 134.04.

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