Smriti Mandhana, the star opener of the women’s Indian cricket team, was born on 18 July 1996 in Mumbai to a Marwari family. She was selected to play for Maharashtra in the Under-19 trophy at the age of 11 years. Mandhana started her international career in 2014. She is the only Indian woman to have scored a double century in an ODI and one of only two that has played in international leagues.
She won many awards, including the very prestigious Arjuna award in 2018, Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award for women cricketer of the year in 2018, and ICC women’s ODI player of the year award 2018, and CEAT International Woman Cricketer of the Year award in 2019.
Smriti Mandhana Wiki
|Real Name||Smriti Mandhana|
|Famous For||Indian Cricket Captain|
|Date of Birth/Birthday||18 July 1996|
|Age||26 Years Old|
|Zodiac Sign/Star Sign||Cancer|
|Debut||Selected to play for Maharashtra at age 11|
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
|Height||in Feet-Inches – 5’ 4” in meters – 1.63 m in centimeters – 163 cm|
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms – 55 kg in Pounds – 121 lbs|
Family Members And Relatives
Boyfriends, Husband & Marital Status
Very little is known about the personal life of Smriti Mandhana. She is 25 and still single with no official relationships.
|Current Relationship Status||Single|
Education, School & College
|College/ University||Chintaman Rao college of Commerce|
The net worth of this star cricketer is around $3 million. Her income includes the annual salary she receives from BCCI for representing India, wealth gained from playing International Leagues, and brand endorsements. Besides this, she also owns a café and restaurant in her home town Sangli named SM18 café.
Her brand endorsement partnership includes OPTIX plus Hydra-Glide contact lenses, Bata, Red Bull, and Hero MotoCorp. The most recent among them is with sports king brand Nike.
Smriti Mandhana Biography
Smriti Mandhana was born on 18 July 1996 in Mumbai. Her father, Shrinivas Mandhana, is a chemical distributor and a former state-level cricket player, while her mother, Smita Mandhana, is a housewife and caretaker of Smriti’s diet and workout schedule. Her brother Shravan is also a Ranji trophy player at the state level. She completed her schooling in Sangli, Maharashtra. She is a bachelor in commerce from Chintaman Rao college of Commerce, Sangli, Maharashtra.
How The Journey Started
At the age of 9, while accompanying her brother for state selection, she signed up for playing cricket just for fun. Although she is otherwise a right-hander, she chooses to bat from the left. Within 2-3 years, she started playing at the district level. At the age of 11, she was selected to play for Maharashtra in the Under-19 trophy.
Four years later, she got selected for Maharashtra senior team, where she played a historic inning against Gujarat. After this remarkable success, she was selected for playing in the International women’s Indian cricket team.
Achievements and Awards
During her domestic career, she became the first woman in history to score a double century in ODI. She scored unbeaten 224 runs from 154 balls in West Zone Under-19 tournament against Gujarat.
During the women’s challenger trophy in 2016, Mandhana became the tournament’s top scorer and helped her team India blue to win the trophy. In 2016 she got selected to play for the Brisbane league in the Women’s Big Bash League. She, along with Harmanpreet Kaur, became the first two Indian women to play in the league. In 2018 she became the first Indian woman to play in Kia super league.
Mandhana started her International career in 2014 with test series. She is the first Indian woman to be named in ICC women’s team 2016. During her smashing career of 2 years, she was considered the star-opening batsman of the Indian women’s cricket team and promoted to team captain in February 2019. Mandhana won the International Woman Cricketer of the Year award in Ceat International Cricket Awards 2019. In the same year, she became the third women cricketer to score the fastest 2000 runs in women’s ODI. In 2020 she got selected in the Indian squad for the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia.
She won the Arjuna award in 2018, the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award for women cricketer of the year in 2018, and the ICC women’s ODI player of the year award also in 2018.
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