Following his dismissal as LSG, Manish Pandey makes a startling announcement. Manish Pandey scored 88 runs in six matches in the IPL 2022.
Many clubs made big moves ahead of the IPL mini-auction. Lucknow Super Giants cutting ways with experienced Indian batter Manish Pandey. Despite the fact that the middle-order batter failed to capitalize on his opportunity last season. Pandey disclose that management never contacted him before terminating his contract.
Manish state that he understands the reasoning behind the decision. He is presently not in contact with any other IPL clubs. Pandey, whose performance in the IPL 2022 was disappointing. Indicated that he will strive to perform well for whichever club he plays for next year.
However, in an interview with Sportskeeda, the 33-year-old acted maturely and totally accepted LSG’s decision.
“I never received a call.” I only found out about it on the day the list was release. There was no genuine communication, but that’s okay. As players, you must be prepared. Because if you’re not playing a lot of games. I understand from LSG’s perspective that they wanted to release me and save some money for other players or whatever the plan is,” Pandey explained.
“At the moment, I am not in contact with any of the other teams.” “I just want to do well in these games and see where destiny takes me,” he added.
The former Karnataka captain is presently competing in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, where he recently made a half-century against Assam at the CCFG in Kolkata. Pandey has scored 226 runs in seven tournament matches.
No hard feelings: Manish Pandey on losing his berth in the Indian squad.
Manish Pandey’s prospects of making the Indian team were diminish with the addition of Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, and Sanju Samson. He last appear in a game against Sri Lanka in 2021 and has not been considered for selection since.
Speaking on this, Pandey stated that he has no hard feelings and is delighted to see players like Sanju Samson in the squad.
“Obviously, as a person, I would be disappointed. But I am convinced that whatever decisions the Indian team made or whomever played a particular amount of games, I was glad for them. Sanju was batting brilliantly, therefore I believed he should have gotten more games, and he did,” the Karnataka cricketer explained.
“There are no hard emotions there.” However, on a personal level, I would clearly like to play a lot more games and show myself at the greatest level. Unfortunately, this did not occur. “We’ll see how things go from here,”