Smriti Mandhana was born on 18 July 1996, in Mumbai, India. Her real name is Smriti Shriniwas Mandhana. She is an Indian cricketer who plays for the women’s national team; She is often attributed as a female version of Sehwag.
In June 2018, Mandhana named as the Best Women’s International Cricketer by BCCI. Her brother inspired her after watching him playing cricket, At the age of nine. Mandhana made international debut in the August 2014 against England at Wormsley Park(Test match).
Smriti Mandhana Family, Education, and Caste
Her father, Shrinivas Mandhana, is a chemical distributor, who also played cricket at the district-level, and her mom is Smita Mandhana.
Smriti has a brother Shravan, who played cricket at the district-level.
She pursued a Bachelor’s in Commerce degree at the Chintaman Rao College of Commerce, Sangli, Maharashtra.
“My father always encouraged us to play cricket. In fact, he wanted that we both play for India someday. My brother opted out of cricket, but I am happy that I could fulfill my father’s dream,” Smriti said.
|Eye color:||Dark brown|
|Height||in centimeters- 163 cm|
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
Jersey Number: #18
Playing role: Opening batsman
Batting style: Left-hand bat
Bowling style: Right-arm off-break
Teams: Brisbane Heat Women, India Green Women, India Women, Maharashtra Women, Trailblazers, Western Storm
Boyfriend and husband of Smriti Mandhana
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Smriti Mandhana Career
In October 2013, she became the first Indian woman to hit a double hundred in a one-day game.
In 2016, Mandhana had signed a year-long contract with the WBBL Brisbane Heat team. On 5 April 2013, Mandhana made her T20 debut against Bangladesh women in England. In 2014, Mandhana made her Test debut against England. She helps India to win, buy scoring 50 runs. Mandhana scored score her maiden international hundred (102 runs off 109 balls)against Australia in 2016.
In 2017, Mandhana was selected in the Indian team of the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup. Smriti Mandhana got injured during Brisbane Heat’s match against Melbourne Renegades in the WBBL. She suffered from a knee injury. Smriti Mandhana listed as the best player of the year and ODI Player of the Year and also featured in ICC Women’s Team of the Year 2018.
In 2019, Smriti Mandhana became No.1 batswoman in the world in the ICC Rankings for Women’s batters.
Smriti Mandhana become second fastest Indian to score 2000 ODI runs. SHE Missed 12th board exams to play in World T20 Cup 2014.
Smriti Mandhana Trolls Says She Took Inspiration From Yuzvendra Chahal’s Batting On ‘Chahal TV’
Mandhana became First Indian woman to score a double century in a one-day game.
She made ODI debut at the age of 17 and Test debut at the age of 18. Her inspiration is cricketing legend Kumara Sangakkara.
Smriti Mandhana took cooking classes when she was in grade 5 and 6.
She initially wanted to take a hotel management course and want to open her restaurants.
Smriti takes bat which was autographed by Rahul Dravid for her elder brother, Shravan.
- Favorite sport: Cricket
- Favorite Cricketer: Sachin Tendulkar, Kumar Sangakkara
Smriti Mandhana won Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Award by ICC In December 2018. In 2018, the Government of India awarded Smriti Mandhana with the Arjuna Award.
Smriti Mandhana won Best International Cricketer Women: BCCI Awards 2017-2018.
Lokmat Maharashtrian of the Year Award- Sportsperson of the Year 2019
Smriti Mandhana Endorsement
Mandhana also endorsed brands like AirOptix Hydraglyde, Bata India, Vaseline, and more.