5 Most Beautiful & Famous Female Cricketer in India: The India women’s national cricket team, known as the Women in Blue, represents India in women’s cricket at the international level. The Indian women’s cricket team currently occupies the fourth position in the ICC rankings with a total of 7,662 points and a rating of 111. This women’s team is today one of the top teams in Asia and the world. The team has made tremendous improvements in its game over the years and raised the standard of female cricket. We are introducing you to the Top 5 Famous Female Cricketer of Indian women’s cricket who have taken Indian cricket to new heights with their game.
- Jhulan Goswami
Jhulan Nishit Goswami is a well-known Indian international female cricketer and former captain of the Indian women’s cricket team. She is an all-rounder player who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm medium-fast and is considered one of the most famous female fast bowlers of all time. In 2007, she was named ICC Women’s Player of the Year, and in 2011. In January 2016, Goswami was rated no. 1 in the ICC Women’s ODI bowling rankings. She declared her retirement from WT20Is in August 2018.
Full name: Jhulan Nishit Goswami
Born: 25 November 1982, Chakdaha, West Bengal
Height: 5 ft 11 inch
Bowling: Right-arm medium-fast
Home Town: Nadia West Bengal, India
Hobbies: Reading and Watching Football & Movies
- Mithali Raj
Mithali Raj known as lady Tendulkar of Indian Women’s cricket is another top female Indian cricketer who serves as the Test and One-Day International captain of India’s Women’s National Team. She is also the top run-scorer in women’s international cricket and is regarded as one of the most famous female cricketers of all time. Raj is the only female player to have led India in two ICC One-Day International World Cup finals, in 2005 and 2017. Raj named herself on the list because of her extraordinary achievements.
Full name: Mithali Dorai Raj
Born: 3 December 1982, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Hometown: Secunderabad, India
Height: 5 ft 4 in
Role: Top-order batter
Education: 12th standard from Kasturba Gandhi Junior College For Women, Secunderabad
Hobbies& Interests: Bharatanatyam Dancer, Dancing & Reading
Favorite Cricketer: Michael Clarke & Sachin Tendulkar
Famous For: Being the highest run-scorer in women’s international cricket
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- Harmanpreet Kaur
Another famous all-rounder of the Indian women’s cricket team and captain of the Indian team in Twenty20 Internationals, Harmanpreet Kaur became India’s first woman to strike a century in a Women’s Twenty20 International match in November 2018. She also received the Arjuna Award for Cricket from the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in 2017. During the series against South Africa in October 2019, she became the first Indian cricketer, male or female, to play in 100 international Twenty20 matches
Full name: Harmanpreet Kaur Bhullar
Born: 8 March 1989, Moga Punjab, India
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Home town: Moga, Punjab, India
Bowling: Right-arm off-break
Role: Batting all-rounder
Schooling: Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar
Hobbies: Driving & Listening to Music
- Smriti Mandhara
Born on July 18, 1996, in Mumbai, to a Marwari family, famous female Indian cricketer Smriti Shriniwas Mandhana plays as the Opening Batter for the Indian women’s national team. In June 2018, she was named the best Women’s International Cricketer by BCCI, and the International ICC gave her the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Award for the best female cricketer of the year. She was also given the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Award for ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year in January 2022 by the International Cricket Council.
She became interested in cricket after watching her brother compete in the Maharashtra state Under-16s competitions. She was chosen for Maharashtra’s Under-15 team when she was nine years old. She was selected for the Maharashtra Under-19s team at age of eleven.
Full name: Smriti Shriniwas Mandhana
Born18 July 1996, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Bowling: Right-arm Off break
Role: Opening batter
Height: 5 ft 4 inch
Favorite Player: Virat Kohli, Matthew Hayden
Hobbies: Cooking & Driving
- Poonam Yadav
Famous for her bowling strategy, Poonam Yadav is popularly known as an Indian female cricketer for leg-spin bowling for the national women’s team. She made her international debut on 5 April 2013 in a Women’s Twenty20 International match against Bangladesh, in a Test Series against South Africa on 16 November 2014, and in an ODI against Bangladesh on 12 April 2013.
Poonam was born in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India on August 24, 1991. Since her school days, the athlete has had a strong interest in the sport. Yadav participated in volleyball, cricket, and many other sports. After completing her secondary schooling, she joined Eklavya Sports Stadium, where Poonam received cricket training.
Full name: Poonam Yadav
Born: 24 August 1991, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
Bowling: Right-arm leg-spin
Hobbies: Listening to Music
Favorite Player: MS Dhoni