Anisa Mohammed is one of the finest exponents of spin in Women’s cricket. Anisa was just 15 years old when she debuted for West Indies, in the 2003 World Cup qualifier in Holland. She is the first cricketer (men or women) to take 100 wickets in T20I.
Full Name: Anisa Mohammed
Role: Bowling Allrounder
Batting: Right Handed Bat
Bowling: Right-arm offbreak
Test Debut: N/A
ODI Debut: On July 26, 2003, in Japan Women vs West Indies Women at Amstelveen
T20I Debut: On June 27, 2008 in Ireland Women vs West Indies at Dublin
Major Teams: Trinidad and Tobago Women, West Indies Women
Anisa made her One Day International debut at the very early age 15 years and played group stage match of the 2003 IWCC Trophy against Japan. In her first international tour to India and Pakistan, in the seventh ODI against Pakistan, Mohammed took 2/17 in only her fourth international match.
In 2011 Pakistan tour the West Indies; Anisa gave one of the most dominating performances in the women’s cricket. In the opening match, Mohammed took 5/5 from her 10 overs- becoming the second West Indies bowler to take five-wicket hauls in a women’s ODI match.
Two days later, she earned another five-wicket haul where she took four of Pakistan’s top six to finish with 5/7. For these two terrific performances, she became the player of the match. And she finishes off the series with 14 wickets at an average of just 3.57 when she took 4/17 in the final match.
Anisa Mohammed has taken a total of seven five-wicket hauls in women’s international cricket, five in ODIs and two in T20Is. She became the only player to do so in the international cricket of women.
Date of Birth: 7th September 1988
Current Age: 31 years
Birth Place: Trinidad
Nationality: West Indies
Address: Maraj Hill, Coalmine in East Trinidad
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Domestic Teams: Trinidad and Tobago Women
Father: Imtiaz Mohammed
Sister: Alisa Mohammed (Twin)
Marital Status: Unmarried
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Lesser Known Facts
Anisa was born to parents of different religions who used to play club cricket. In her childhood, she had to face gender discrimination along with challenging religious regulations. But she succeeded every hurdle and followed her dream in life.