Taniya Bhatia is a rising young player from Chandigarh who got selected in the senior team for the domestic tournament in 2011. Currently, Bhatia is training under coach RP Singh. Her father was a wicketkeeper and played as a reserve for Punjab’s team, but later he pursued his career in banking. Not only him, but her uncle was also a wicketkeeper. Her father noticed her cricket skill when she was only 7 years old in a casual outing. After that, he enrolled her in a nearby cricket academy. Where she proved her dad right and started taking sports seriously and wanted to follow the family’s lineage. Also, in an interview, she said “Wicket-keeping” came naturally to me.”
Name: Taniya Bhatia
Nickname: T Bhatia
ODI: vs Sri Lanka at Galle on 11th September 2018
T20I: vs South Africa at Potchefstroom on 13th February 2018
Career Turning Point: During the tour of Sri Lanka she made unbeaten 68 in second ODI match since then she got the spot of a wicketkeeper in the team.
Jersey Number: #28
Major Teams: India Green Women, India Women, Punjab Women (India), Supernovas
At the age of 11, she represents Punjab in U-19 and soon joined the senior squad at the age of 16.
In the year 2015, she captained the North Zone U-19 Cricket tournament in Guwahati. Where she scored 227 runs.
In October 2018, she was named in India’s squad for the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 against West Indies.
Weight (approx.): 55kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Date of Birth: 28th November 1997
Birth Place: Chandigarh, Punjab
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: NA
School: DAV Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh
College: MCM DAV College for Women
Educational Qualifications: BA-II Graduation
Father: Sanjay Bhatia
Mother: Sapna Bhatia
Sister: Sanjana Bhatia
Brother: Sehaj Bhatia
Marital Status: Unmarried
Marriage Date: NA
Coach/Mentor: RP Singh
Address: Chandigarh Punjab, India
Her father was himself a cricketer and now her brother joined U-19 cricket team.
While she was studying in DAV senior secondary school Bhatia trained under Yuvraj Singh’s father Yograj Singh.
Bhatia’s father works in Central Bank of India.