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Lisa Sthalekar IPL Commentator whose story has been pretty cool and has amused the masses with her hard work. Lisa, born in Pune and was abandoned by her parents, then was found by her parents who took her to Australia and motivated her to play cricket. Lisa’s journey of life is filled with a lot of twists and turns of becoming one of the most prominent personalities in Australian women’s cricket. She has been among the top players to complete almost 1000 ODI runs and 100 wickets. She was an excellent student at school with an outstanding record in cricket as well. Lisa has won the award for ICC Women’s Player of the Year in the year 2007, 2008, and 2012 as well.

Lisa Sthalekar IPL Commentator

Although, Lisa remained the captain of the team for a long time and then took retirement from the game and has been a cricket commentator since. Not just cricket, Lisa is also a firm believer in meditation and thinks that it is the best practice to deal with work and life situations.

IPL Commentator – Complete List

IPL English Commentators: Harsha Bhogle, Simon Doull, Ian Bishop, Michael Slater, Danny Morrison, Deep Dasgupta, Rohan Gavaskar, Pommie Mbangwa, Darren Ganga, L Sivaramakrishnan, Murali Kartik, Sunil Gavaskar, Kevin Pietersen, Anjum Chopra, Lisa Sthalekar, Mark Nicholas, Kumar Sangakkara and JP Duminy.

IPL Hindi commentators: Aakash Chopra, Irfan Pathan, Gautam Gambhir, Ashish Nehra, Nikhil Chopra, Sandeep Patil, Sanjay Bangar, Ajit Agarkar and Kiran More.

IPL Presenters: Suren Sundaram, Kira Narayanan, Suhail Chandok, Nashpreet Kaur, Sanjana Ganesan, Jatin Sapru, Tanya Purohit, Anant Tyagi, Dheeraj Juneja and Neroli Meadows

Birth Name: Laila

Nickname: Gozzy

Profession: Former Australian Cricketer and Commentator

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5’ 4”

Weight (approx.): 58 kg

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 13 August 1979

Lisa Sthalekar Age: 37 Years

Birth Place: Pune, Maharashtra

Zodiac sign: Leo

Nationality: Australian

School: Cherrybrook Public School, New South Wales

Cherrybrook Technology High School

College: New South Wales College Barker College, New South Wales Sydney University

Educational Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts ‘Majoring in Psychology and Religious Studies

Family

Father: Haren Sthalekar

Mother: Syu Sthalekar

Sister: Caprini

Brother: N/A

Coach/Mentor: Wayne Seabrook and Ross Collins

Religion: Christianity

Address: Sydney, Australia

Preferences

Hobbies: Practising Meditation and cricket

Favourite Cricketers: Michael Slater, Adam Gilchrist, Sachin Tendulkar

Favourite Sportspersons: Michael Slater, Adam Gilchrist, Sachin Tendulkar

Favourite Food: Indian and Australian authentic

Favourite Actors: Unknown

Favourite Films: Unknown

Some lesser-known shocking facts about Lisa Sthalekar

  • Lisa was left at an orphanage’s door by her biological parents because allegedly they didn’t want a baby daughter. She was later found by her new parents who originally came to adopt a baby boy but ended adopting little Laila and named her Lisa later.
  • Lisa’s father saw the enthusiasm for cricket in her and encouraged her to pursue it as her career.
  • Lisa is the founder of international women’s cricket and the first lady member to sit with the board in the Australian cricket association.
  • She scored her maiden century in just 2 test matches in which she played.
  • After losing her mother in a tragic death by breast cancer, Lisa was depressed and wrote about her journey after her mother and coping up with the distressing mental state in her biography Shaker: Run Maker, Wicket Taker
  • Lisa is a big-time dog lover and also owns a dog herself.

Lisa Sthalekar Husband and Children

Marital Status: Unknown

Lisa Sthalekar Husband: Unknown

Marriage Date: Unknown

Children: Unknown

Awards and recognitions

  • Lisa Sthalekar was chosen as the captain of her team, New South Wales Breakers, and won the WNCL (Women’s National Cricket League) title for five successive years.
  • In the 2009-2010 meeting, she scored a century, while arriving at an unbeaten 90+ score in two matches.
  • She did not just play marvellously scoring more than 1400 runs, with an average of 40+, yet in addition, took 60 wickets.
  • She was amongst the top Australian players in the 2005 World Cup who scored a half-century and taking an essential catch and a wicket in the finals to win against India.
  • Lisa Sthalekar turned into the first female cricket player to score 1,000 runs and take 100 wickets in One Day Internationals.
  • She acquired the title of the Australian International Woman Cricketer of the year, for two back to back years – 2007 and 2008.
  • She was the first women to be appointed for the panel on the ACA (Australian Cricketers’ Association) board in 2014.
  • She received the Kerry Packer Award In 2019, which is considered to be the most elevated award by the ACA, to people who have contributed extraordinarily towards serving the Association.