Smriti Mandhana is an Indian cricketer. In June 2018, the Board of Control for Cricket in India, named her as the Best Women’s International Cricketer. In December 2018, the International Cricket Council awarded her with the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Award for the best female cricketer of the year. She was also named the ODI Player of the Year by the ICC at the same time.
Smriti Mandhana came into the team for the 2017 World Cup after recovering from an injury she sustained, an anterior cruciate ligament rupture, during her time at the WBBL in January that year. In her five-month recovery period, she missed the World Cup Qualifier and the Quadrangular Series in South Africa. She began the World Cup with a 90 against England in Derby, in the first of the group matches. She helped her team win by 35 runs, and was named the player of the match.
Smriti Mandhana has won the International Woman Cricketer of the Year awards at CEAT International Cricket Awards 2019. In November 2019, during the series against the West Indies, she became the third-fastest cricketer, in terms of innings, to score 2,000 runs in WODIs, doing so in her 51st innings. In January 2020, she was named in India’s squad for the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia.
|Full Name||Smriti Shriniwas Mandhana|
|DOB||18 July 1996|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Physical Appearance||Height: 163 cm
Weight: 55 kg
Measurement: 32- 27- 33
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
|School||Local School in Lahore, Punjab|
|College||Chintaman Rao College, Maharashtra|
|Hobbies||Swimming & Running|
|Awards||Arjuna Award (2018),
Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award (2018),
ICC Women’s ODI player of the year (2018)
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