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Punam Raut (Indian cricketer) Husband, Age, Records, Photos, Birthday, and More

By Saina Fatima

Punam Raut

Indian cricketer, Punam Raut, is an opener of women’s international cricket team. She is known for playing long innings. Punam has played cricket in all three formats and was an integral part of the Mumbai and Railways women team. she has a passion for the sport and wanted to pursue it as a full-time carrier. Her father was a cab driver and the family cannot afford to pay for her passion.

Fortunately, Ganesh Raut’s(Punam’s father) American boss gave him Rs. 10000 from which he was able to enroll her in Shiv Seva Sports Club. This amount was really big at that time where he bought Punam a new kit, shoes, and outfit. The Sports Club was a Cricket academy running under a coach named Sanjay Gaitonde. Since then, there is no looking back.

Name: Punam Ganesh Raut

Nickname: Punam Raut

Role: Opening batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm off-break

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5 feet 1 inch

Weight (approx.): 55  kg

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life

Date of Birth: October 14, 1989

Age (as on July 2019): 29 years 9 months

Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Zodiac sign: Libra

Nationality: Indian

School: Suvidyalaya School, Mumbai, Maharashtra

College: Khalsa College, New Delhi

Educational Qualifications: Graduate

Family

Father: Ganesh Raut

Mother: Geeta Raut

Sister: Shrutika Ghadi Pevekar

Brother: Vipul Raut

Coach/Mentor: Sanjay Gaitonde

Religion: Hindu

Address: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Cricket Career

International Debut

Test: England Women v India Women at Wormsley, Aug 13-16, 2014

ODI: India Women v West Indies Women at Sydney, Mar 19, 2009

T20I: India Women v Pakistan Women at Taunton, Jun 13, 2009

Jersey Number: 14

Major Teams:  India Green Women, India Women, Mumbai Women, West Zone Women

Records

2017 ICC Women’s World Cup Runner-Up

Preferences

Hobbies: Playing Golf, cycling

Favorite Cricketers: NA

Favorite Food: Indian Food, Fast food

Favorite Actors: Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Guru Dutt

Favorite Actress: Anushka, Kajal

Favorite Films: Bahubali, Dangal

Boyfriend, Spouse, and Children

Marital Status: Married

Husband/Spouse: Swapnil Kulaye

Marriage Date: NA

Children: NA

Awards and recognitions

Raut was the highest scorer of 2018 ICC Women’s World Cup, England.

Net Worth

Punam Raut is a grade ‘C’ player according to BCCI. she earns Rs 10 lakhs per annum.

Lesser Known Facts

  • Punam was selected in the U-14 boy’s team at the age of 12 years. Raut was unaware that it was an all-boys team, but her boy-cut hair helped her in the trials.
  • Raut was the member of the same cricket club as our Rohit Sharma.

Saina Fatima