by Soumyashree Mishra

India is a country where people are die hard as a fan of all sports. But when the name of cricket touches us, it is like religion and cricket players being gods. Cricket is the most played sport in the country and most played by men, over the years. Have you ever wondered about women? Indian cricketer women pulling up their socks made the nation proud of their good performance. It all started in the early 1970s when a few enthusiastic women took up cricket. Some of the most important activities of cricket took place as the first women in the women’s race held in Pune with three participating teams, namely, Bombay, Maharashtra, and Uttar Pradesh, followed by the Rani Jhansi Trophy held in Kanpur in 1974. Gradually the 2010s were a time of great campaign for women’s cricket. The fan base of women’s cricket has grown significantly over the years.

Let’s take a look at all the Indian women cricket players who have made India proud.

  1. Shafali Verma: She first appeared worldwide at the age of 15, and is the youngest Indian woman to play T20I cricket and the youngest Indian sex to make a century. He quickly climbed to the top of the T20I list during the 2020 T20 World Cup, his first tournament in the world, and finished as India’s top scorer, with the highest strike of all teams. In 2019, at the age of 15, she became the youngest cricketer to play for India’s Women Twenty20 International. In June 2021, he became the youngest player, male or female, to represent India in all three world cricket categories. Prior to international cricket, she played for Velocity in the Women T20 Challenge where she scored 34 runs off 31 balls. In September 2019, she was selected for the Indian women’s team Twenty20 International (WT20I) in their match against South Africa. for the first time in India at the age of fifteen, compared to South Africa, on 24 September 2019. He was the youngest player to play for India in a T20I match, and in November 2019 he played for the West Indies, becoming the youngest Indian 100th captain in international cricket. Fighting against the West Indies, he scored 158 runs in five games, and was named player of the series. In January 2020, he was offered a middle contract by the Indian Cricket Regulatory Board (BCCI).
  2. Jemimah Rodrigues: A young buddy from Mumbai school of batsmanship, Jemima Rodrigues is obviously the best talent for the next generation in the Indian women group right now. Maharashtra Under-17 hockey team. In June 2018, she was awarded the Jagmohan Dalmiya Award presented by renowned cricketer MD Dhoni for Best Domestic Junior Women’s Cricketer by the Indian Cricket Regulatory Board (BCCI) in Jharkhand. She was selected for the Indian team in three ODI and South African series matches to be played in February 2018. She first appeared in the Women Twenty20 International (WT20I) women’s cricket match against India Women and South Africa Women on 13 February 2018. Launch the Women One Day International cricket (WODI) for Indian women compared to Australian women on 12 March 2018.


  1. Harleen Kaur Deol: Born June 21, 1998, is an Indian cricket player, playing for Himachal Pradesh. She is a woman who strikes with her right hand and attacks and throws her right hand vessels from time to time. Harleen played her first Women One Day International cricket (WODI) match against India Women and England Women on 22 February 2019, at Wankhede in Mumbai. She became the second Chandigarh cricket woman to play for India after Taniya Bhatia. She made her debut at the Women Twenty20 International (WT20I) against England on March 4, 2019. Harleen made it to the IPL T-20 Women’s Challenge for the Trailblazers on 6 May 2019 playing for the Superovas who also contributed to the 100th run in partnership with Smriti Mandhana. .


  1. Richa Ghosh: Born on 28 September 2003 as an Indian cricket player. In January 2020, at the age of 16, she was selected for the Indian team at the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. Later that month, she was re-selected for the Indian teams in the 2020 Australia Tri-Nation Series for women. On 12 February 2020, he made his WT20I debut for India, and Australia, in the tri-series finals. In May 2021, he was offered a mid-year contract for the first time.


  1. Pooja Vastrakar: a native of Madhya-Pradesh, appeared for the first time in the top women’s group in February 2018 in South Africa. In October 2018, she was selected for the Indian team in the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 tournament which was to be held in the West Indies. In May 2021 she was selected for the Indian cricket team in one of their matches against the English women’s cricket team. Vastrakar played his first Test match on 16 June 2021, in India against England.


  1. Radha yadav: Left-handed and well-trained midfielder, Radha Yadav, made India’s first appearance at the age of 18 while playing for South Africa in the T20I. Radha is also the first cricket woman on the Gujarat team to be selected for the Indian team. Radha, who played in the 2018 T20 World Championship, is also part of the Indian squad for the 2020 T20 World Cup to be played in Australia.

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