Batsman Manish Pandey ties knot with actress Ashrita Shetty

Batsman Manish Pandey ties knot with actress Ashrita Shetty

Manish Pandey, after leading Karnataka to Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on Sunday, has entered into wedlock with Tamil actress, Ashrita Shetty on Monday in a traditional ceremony attended by friends and family in Mumbai.

While wishes poured in for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy title holder, there was a particular congratulatory message that caught everyone's attention.

On the work front, Ashrita has featured in five films so far. He years in 2012 came the film "talks Bella" from the films in the debut did.

Padikkal's whirlwind 87 to help Karnataka scale down 8-194 in a mere 15 overs and his partnership with KL Rahul at the top of the order emerged as one of the cornerstones for his sides' eventual title-winning heist. The 30-years-old cricketer shone throughout the match and scored a glorious 45-balls 60 in the final. In what turned to be a match fitting of a T20 final, defending champions Karnataka held their nerves in the closing moments to notch up a one-wicket win over 2006-07 champions Tamil Nadu.

Needing 13 runs from the last over, Ashwin struck two consecutive boundaries off Krsihnappa Gowtham to reduce the margin but Shankar's run out two balls later cost Tamil Nadu dearly. Their this strong shift thanks to the Karnataka 20 in over 180 runs found.

Karnataka state team also took to their official twitter handle to congratulate the newly wedded couple. Wish you both a lifetime of handsome moments and happiness. "God bless you both".

In the post-match presentation, BCCI's Amol Mazumdar lauded Pandey's effort and went on to ask about the upcoming limited-over series against West Indies, starting December 6, in which Pandey has made it to the the T20I squad. Like Pandey, even Virat has had a lot to cheer about of late. The Delhi-born was on a break in the Bangladesh T20Is last month where Rohit Sharma took over as the skipper. Virat's India are now on top of the table in the ICC World Test Championship with 360 points from seven wins.

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