Manan Vohra burst onto the IPL scene in style with a Man of the Match performance against Pune Warriors India in IPL 2013. He recalls the special day right from receiving a shock call-up from Darren Lehmann to Gilchrist's inspiring words to hitting a stylish 28-ball 43.
My First IPL Match: Dravid's surprise, dream fifty, and Steyn-Kumble challenge - Shreevats Goswami recalls surreal debut
Shreevats Goswami recalls his strangely surreal IPL debut, from receiving a shock call-up from Dravid to hitting a half-century to the nervy moments keeping to Steyn and Kumble
Mavi only got to roll his arms in the 15th over. He gave away 10 runs and was hit for a six by Kane Williamson. That was to be end of his bowling on the night.
My First IPL Match: The Shah Rukh Khan pep talk and watching Sachin Tendulkar bat, Mandeep Singh recalls debut
Mandeep Singh recalls the day he made his debut, Shah Rukh Khan's motivational talk and experience of watching Sachin Tendulkar bat from close quarters
My First IPL Match: Michael Hussey's advice, tense walk in hotel lobby and wicket in first over, Shreyas Gopal recalls debut
Leg-spinner Shreyas Gopal recalls his IPL debut- from Anil Kumble's role in settling him down in his first season to sharing the dressing room with his idol Michael Hussey
My First IPL Match: Jangling nerves, snaring Kohli and a blast on dance floor — Ashok Dinda recalls debut
Twelve years have passed since that eventful night of 18 April, 2008. Ashok Dinda says the match became a turning point in his life and he justifies that statement.
My First IPL match: Warne's surprise call-up, Smith's calming presence, new avatar and a ballistic cannon — Swapnil Asnodkar recalls 'dream debut'
Swapnil Asnodkar burst onto the scene in style with a 34-ball 60 in his debut match in IPL 2008, against KKR. He walks down the memory lane to relive that special day.
My First IPL Match: Subramaniam Badrinath relives CSK debut, says partnership with Michael Hussey gave him a lot of confidence
Subramaniam Badrinath cracked an unbeaten 31 off 14 balls to forge an unbroken 73-run stand with Michael Hussey in CSK's first ever match in the IPL.
My First IPL Match: A shock call-up, Gilchrist's calming advice and defence-splitting inswingers - Sandeep Sharma relives debut
There was a shock call-up, deep breaths, nervous mind and captain's calming advice on an eventful debut day for Sandeep Sharma. The SRH pacer walks down the memory lane with Firstpost to relive his first IPL match.