A 9-year-old girl from Sharanpur Uttar Pradesh started playing cricket with his brother Sumit where she was spotted by Indian women’s team selector Hemlata Kala who asked Sumit “Who is the girl in the boy-cut hairdo?” When he confirmed her at that time she said: “This kid will represent India one day” and years later her words turned out to be true. Now, she made history of highest partnership with Punam Raut by scoring 320 runs. Moreover, she is the third-highest individual who scored 188 runs in the woman cricket in an ODI.
Name: Deepti Sharma
Test: vs England at Wormsley on 13th August 2014
ODI: vs West Indies at Sydney on 19th March 2009
T20I: vs Pakistan at Taunton on 13th June 2009
Career Turning Point: She played remarkably which impressed the selectors and she got the chance to play in the Indian Women team.
Jersey Number: #6 (India Women)
Major Teams: India Women, India A Women, Trailblazers, India Women Red, Western Storm
In the year 2016 playing against Sri Lanka, she picked up 6 wickets giving 20 runs and became the youngest Indian to take a 5 wicket haul.
While playing in the ICC Women’s World Cup in February 2017 she scored 89 off 71 balls in the Qualifier final and India won the match with 1 wicket spare
In May 2017, Deepti along with Punam scored 320 runs partnership in which Deepti made 188 runs in just 160 balls. And the partnership broke at 229 runs.
She was awarded as Player of the Match for her tremendous performance in ICC Women’s World Cup in 2017.
Height (approx.): 5ft 5in
Weight (approx.): 55kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Date of Birth: 24th August 1997
Age (as of May 2019): 20 Year
Birth Place: Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Virgo
Educational Qualifications: NA
Father: Bhagwan Sharma
Mother: Sudhilaa Sharma
Marital Status: Unmarried
Marriage Date: NA
Coach/Mentor: Initially she was coached by her elder brother Sumit Sharma.
Address: Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Hobbies: Playing Golf, cycling and listening to music
Cricketers: Suresh Raina
She was coached by his elder brother who was also interested in Cricket from his childhood.
Her father was a chief booking supervisor at the Indian Railways.
She started playing cricket at the age of 9 with his brother.
Till June 2017, she played 20 matches and scored 737 runs at AN AVERAGE OF 52.64.
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