Smriti Mandhana (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Biography, Family, Husband & More

Smriti Mandhana (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Biography, Weight, Family, Career, Cast, Net worth, Boyfriend, Jersey Number, Crush, Husband Name, Stats & More.

Smriti Mandhana is an Indian cricketer and a member of the Indian Women’s National cricket team. She is a left-hand batsman for the team.

Bio

Real NameSmriti Mandhana
NicknameSmriti
ProfessionIndian Cricketer
Date of Birth18 July 1996
Age (as in 2021)25 years old
Zodiac SignCancer
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
FamilyFather: Shrinivas Mandhana
Mother: Smita Mandhana
Siblings: Shravan Mandhana (brother)
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
CastN/A
Home TownMumbai, Maharashtra, India

Birth & Early Life

Smriti Mandhana was born on 18th July 1996 in Mumbai. She grew up in a family of cricketers. Her father and brother were former district-level Cricketers. Smriti was inspired to pursue cricket as a career after watching her brother play for the Maharashtra state Under-16 tournaments. In 2005, she was selected for the Maharashtra U-15 team. At the age of 11, Smriti got scouted for the Maharashtra U-19 team.

Education & More

SchoolNot known
CollegeChintaman Rao College of Commerce, Sangli, Maharashtra
QualificationNot known
AwardsArjuna Award,
Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Award
International Cricketer of the year Award 2019

Career

In 2013, Smriti made her career debut in the West Zone U-19 One-day Tournament, Vadodara against Gujarat. She became the first woman to achieve a double hundred scoring 224 off 150 balls. In 2014 Smriti made her International debut in a test match against England and led her team to victory. In 2016, her team, India Red won the trophy at the Women’s Challenger Trophy. She scored 3 half-centuries for her team. She was also named the tournament’s top scorer.

In the same year, Smriti signed a contract with Brisbane Heat for the Women’s Big Bash League. She along with Harmanpreet Kaur became the first two Indians to sign up for the League. Smriti scored her first international hundred in the ODI games of India’s tour of Australia 2016. She also became the only Indian player to be named in the ICC Women’s Team of the Year 2016. In 2017, Mandhana joined the World Cup team and led the team to victory over England by 30 runs. She was named the player of the match.

Smriti Mandhana with Jhulan Goswami

I  2018, Smriti played in the Women’s Twenty20 International against Australia. She has presented the award for the player of the series, for the 3 WODI matches played in England. I the same year, Smriti signed a contract with Kia Super League champions Western Storm and became the first Indian to play in the league.

In August, she scored the first century in the 2018 Women’s Cricket Super League. In October, she got selected for the Women’s World Twenty20 tournament, West Indies. At the end of the tournament, she was named the star of the team. She also received the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year and ICC Women’s ODI Player of the Year awards that year.

In 2019, Smriti played in the ODI against West Indies. In 2020, she was drafted to the Indian squad for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, Australia. In 2021, she got selected to India’s Test squad for their one-off match against England.

Smriti, in the very first innings of the match, scored her first century in Test cricket, and with this, she became the first Indian woman cricketer to score a century in both ODIs and Tests in Australia.

  • In June 2018, Smriti signed a contract with the defending champions Western Storm of the Kia Super League, becoming the first Indian to play in the league.
  • In the year 2018, Smriti was included in their squad for the Women’s Big Bash League 2018–19 season by a franchise named Hobart Hurricanes.
  • In the year 2021, she was included in the team named Sydney Thunder for the Women’s Big Bash League 2021-22 season. Smriti also scored a century this season and also reached the record for the highest score of the tournament so far.
Playing Style Opening batter
International DebutWTEST: 13 – 16, August 2014 against England Women.
WODI: 10 April 2013 against Bangladesh Women.
WT20I: April 05, 2013, against Bangladesh Women.
Teams Brisbane Heat Women
India Green Women
India Women
Maharashtra Women
Southern Brave (Women)
Trailblazers
Western Storm
Batting Style Left-hand bat
Bowling Style Right-arm off-break
Jersey No. #18
Records4th: Highest Partnership For First Wicket(159).
Top scorer of Women’s Challenge Trophy 2016.
Best Record Fastest T20 fifty by an Indian Women Cricketer (2018)
Coach/ MentorAnant Tambwekar

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Personal Life & More

Taniya’s Zodiac sign is Cancer. She is managed by Baseline Ventures.

Marital StatusUnmarried
Husband NameN/A
BoyfriendN/A
Net worthN/A
SalaryNot Available

Physical Status & More

Height (approx.)162 cm
Weight (approx.)55kg
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBlack
Hobbieslistening music

Some Important Facts About Smriti Mandhana

  1. Smriti is the first Indian Woman Cricketer to achieve double hundred in a One day game.
  2. Her inspiration is Sri Lanka’s cricketer, Kumar Sangakkara.
  3. Her hobby is listening to music.
  4. Smriti’s Jersey number is 18.
  5. Smriti was the youngest T20I captain for India who led the team against England in the T20i, Guwahati.

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