About Smriti Mandhana’s early life-
Smriti Mandhana was born on 18 July 1996 in Mumbai, when Smriti Mandhana was 2 years old, she shifted to Madhav Nagar, Sangli, and completed her school there. Smriti Mandhana’s father and brother both used to play cricket at district level in Sangli, from where Smriti also got inspiration to play cricket. When Smriti Mandhana was 11 years old, she was selected in the Under-19 team of Maharashtra.
Seeing the brilliant cricket performance of Smriti Mandhana, Anant Tambekar had also come to know that Smriti would perform very well in future.
About Smriti Mandhana’s Domestic Career
Talking about Smriti Mandhana’s domestic cricket, she was selected in the Indian cricket team on 13 October 2013. And he was selected in the Under-19 team of the Indian cricket team.
In the 2013 tournament between Gujarat and Maharashtra, he scored a double century in his ODI game, scoring 224 runs in 150 balls and remained unbeaten. In the Women’s Challenge Trophy in 2016, Smriti Mandhana had scored 3 half-centuries, and led her team to victory. Simultaneously, Smriti Mandhana was signed for Brisbane Heat in September 2016, Smriti Mandhana participated in the Women’s Big Best League, she signed up with Amanpreet Kaur.
In 2018, he was given the status of Hobart Hurricane, because he performed very well in the Kia Super League.
About Smriti Mandhana’s International Cricket Career
Smriti Mandhana made her Test debut in August 2014 and she did this match with England at Musli Park, scoring 22 and 51 runs in her first two matches to help her team win. And he played a brilliant innings of field runs in his last match chasing 182 runs. And he did very well in open partnership.
Smriti Mandhana made her ODI debut on 10 April 2013, and in her second ODI match, Smriti Mandhana scored 102 runs at the Government Bellerive Oval in Australia, India. Smriti Mandhana has played 62 ODI matches so far in which she has scored 2377 runs. And with an average of 41.70, he has so far scored 4 centuries and 19 half-centuries. And he has made the highest score of 135 so far.
Some interesting facts of Smriti Mandhana
- Smriti Mandhana loves to cook as well as play cricket, she learned to cook at the age of 10, and also started cricket classes at the age of 10.
- Smriti Mandhana’s father and brother play cricket and after seeing her brother and father, Smriti Mandhana also got the inspiration to play cricket.
- When Smriti Mandhana started playing cricket, at that time she took Rahul Dravid autograph on a bet, which she has kept till date.
- Matthew Hayden was a very good favorite cricketer of Smriti Mandhana, the way he wanted to play.
- On 25 September 2018, Smriti Mandhana received the Arjuna Award by the Government of India.
Smriti Mandhana’s entire cricket career
Smriti Mandhana has played 4 test matches till date, in which she has scored 325 runs, and she has scored this run in four test matches at an average of 40.42, and she has scored 1 century and 2 half-centuries in her four test matches so far, And his biggest score was 127 runs.
Along with this, Smriti Mandhana has played 62 ODI matches in her career in which she has scored 2377 runs. In which he has scored 4 centuries and 19 half-centuries, and has made the highest score of 135.
Smriti Mandhana has played 84 matches in her career match of T20 International matches. In which he has scored 1974 runs, and has played all his T20 matches at an average of 25.93, where he has scored 14 half-centuries and his highest score of 86 runs.
Smriti Mandhana has played 25 matches in the Women’s Big Bash League so far, in which she has scored 407 runs. In which he has scored two half-centuries, and his highest score of 69 runs, he has also taken 3 wickets in 25 matches.