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Shikha Pandey (Indian Women Cricketer) Boyfriend, Records, Controversies, Age, Coach, Weight, Height and More

By Kalpana Verma

Shikha Pandey, the first and only India Air Force officer to play cricket for India started playing cricket from a very young age. Surekha Bhandare the former Mumbai player and selector saw her and said: “The raw talent in her was hard to go unnoticed”.

Name: Shikha Pandey

Nickname: Shikha

Role: Allrounder

Cricket Career

Picture Source: AFP

International Debut

Test: vs England Women at Wormsley on 13-16th August 2016

ODI: vs England Women at Scarborough on 21st August 2014

T20I: vs Bangladesh Women at Cox’s Bazar on 9th March 2014

Jersey Number: #12

Major Teams: Goa Women, India Green Women, India Women, Velocity

Early Career

While playing against  South Africa in the year 2014, she became the first Indian Women Cricketer who scored a half-century and 3 wickets in the same match.

Physical Appearance

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Height (approx.): 5ft 6in

Weight (approx.): 60

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 12th May 1989

Age (as of May 2019): 28 Year

Birth Place: Karimnagar, Telangana

Nationality: Indian

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Taurus

School: Central Board of Secondary Education

College: Goa Engineering College

Educational Qualifications: B.Tech in Electronics


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Father: Subas Pandey (Teacher)

Mother: NA

Sister: NA

Brother: NA

Marital Status: Unmarried

Husband: NA

Marriage Date: NA

Coach/Mentor: NA

Religion: Hinduism

Address: Goa, India


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Hobbies: NA

Cricketers: Shaun Pollock

Lesser Known Facts

She started playing cricket at the age of 5 her father brought her a cricket bat.

Later, she represents Goa at the age of 15 and became the first-ever Indian to represent the state.

She was also a bright student and had scored 90% marks in secondary board exams.

After completing her bachelor’s degree she drops a year to play cricket. In between her father recommend her to Join Air Force in which she cleared her exam and became an Air Traffic Controller at the Indian Air Force. Then the Air Force Sports Club asked her to play friendly matches.

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Kalpana Verma