Shikha Pandey (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Biography, Weight, Family, Career, Cast, Net worth, Boyfriend, Jersey Number, Bowling Speed, Husband, Record & More.
Shikha Pandey is an Indian cricketer and a member of the Indian Women’s National cricket team. She is an all-rounder for her team. She is also an Indian Air force traffic control officer.
|Real Name||Shikha Subas Pandey|
|Date of Birth||12 May 1989|
|Age (as in 2021)||32 years old|
|Birth Place||Ramagundam, Karimnagar, Telangana, India|
|Family||Father: Subas Pandey|
Mother: Not Known
Siblings: Not Known
|Home Town||Karimnagar, Telangana, India|
Birth & Early Life
Shikha was born on 12th May 1989 in Telangana, India. Her father is a teacher at the Kendriya Vidyala in Goa. Since most of the students in that school came from defense families, Shikha was also inspired to serve her country. Shikha also had a deep passion for cricket which she discovered at the age of five. After completing her engineering course, she decided to focus on cricket as a professional career. Her newfound patriotic spirit led her to join the Indian Air Force. In 2011, she became an Air Traffic Controller.
Education & More
|School||Kendriya Vidyalaya, Goa|
|College||Goa Engineering College|
|Qualification||B. Tech in Electronics|
In 2004, Shikha Pandey made her debut for Goa. She then traveled to Mumbai for further training. Shikha began playing many inter-state tournaments for Goa at that time. In 2007, she played at the domestic season for the Goa Women’s Senior State Side. In 2010, Shikha took a year off from college and participated in the Board of President XI, and played against England and West Indies. In 2013, she played for Goa in the Inter-State T20 tournament.
In 2014, she was selected for India’s tour of Bangladesh and the ICC Women’s World Twenty20. Shikha led her team to victory over South Africa in the ODI. In 2017, Shikha got scouted for the Indian team for the Women’s Cricket World Cup. Her team made it to the finals only to lose against England. In 2020, Shikha got selected for the India Test squad for their one-off match against England.
|International Debut||WTEST: 13 – 14, June 2014 against England Women.|
WODI: 21 August 2014 against England Women.
WT20I: 09, 2014, against Bangladesh Women.
|Teams||Velocity, Goa Women, India Green Women, India Women|
|Batting Style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm medium|
|Bowling Speed||105 to 110 km/h|
Personal Life & More
Shikha’s Zodiac sign is Taurus. Her net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
|Net worth||$1 M|
Physical Status & More
|Height (approx.)||168 cm|
Some Important Facts About Shikha Pandey
- Shikha’s Jersey number is 12.
- At the age of 15, she became the first Indian to represent Goa in the national team.
- She is the first Goa-born player to play ODIs and International T20s.
- Her nickname is Shikhipedia as she claims herself to be a cricket geek.
Social Media Presence
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|Shikha Pandey Instagram|
|Wikipedia||Shikha Pandey Wikipedia|
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