Thursday, 20 July 2017

Harmanpreet Kaur - Female Cricketer Success story- Biography on National Biography Channel

Harmanpreet Kaur - Female Cricketer Success story- Biography on National Biography Channel

Harmanpreet Kaur

Harmanpreet Kaur 
born 8 March 1989, Moga, Punjab) is an Indian cricketer who has played in 2 Tests, 49 women's one-day internationalsand 53 Twenty20 internationals for India.Indian women's cricket team.

Personal information

Full name : Harmanpreet Kaur Bhullar
Born :8 March 1989 (age 28)
Birthplace :
Moga, Punjab, India
Batting style : Right-hand bat
Bowling style :Right-arm medium fast
Role :Batting

Harmanpreet Kaur success story

She made her ODI debut at age of 20 against arch-rivals Pakistan women's in March 2009 in the 2009 Women's Cricket World Cup played at Bradman Oval, Bowral. In the match, she bowled 4 overs conceding 10 runs and also caught Armaan Khan off Amita Shrama.

In June 2009, she made her Twenty20 International debut in the 2009 ICC Women's World Twenty20 against England women's at County Ground, Taunton where she scored 8 runs off 7 balls

Her ability to hit the ball a long way was seen when she played quick-fire innings of 33 against England women's in a T20I game played in Mumbai in 2010.

She was named as Indian women's captain for the 2012 Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup final, as captain Mithali Raj and vice-captain Jhulan Goswami were out because of injuries. She made her debut as captain against Pakistan women's as India defended 81 runs thus won Asia Cup.

In March 2013, she was named ODI captain of India women's when Bangladesh women's toured in India.[10]In the series, Kaur scored her second ODI century in 2nd ODI. Kaur finished the series 195 runs at average of 97.50 with a century and a fifty along with 2 wickets.

In August 2014, she one of the eight debut that played against England women cricket team in a Test match at Sir Paul Getty's Ground, Wormsley in which she scored 9 and a duck in a match.

In November 2015, she took 9 wickets in a Test match South Africa women cricket team played at Gangothri Glades Cricket Ground, Mysore and helped India to win the match by an innings and 34 runs.

In January 2016, she helped India to win series in Australia as well as scored a 31-ball 46 runs in India's highest ever chase in T20 internationals. She continued her form in the 2016 ICC Women's World Twenty20 where she scored 89 runs and took seven wickets in four matches.

In June 2016, she became the first Indian cricketer to be signed by an overseas Twenty20 franchise. Sydney Thunder, the Women's Big Bash League champions, signed her for the 2016–17 season. On July 20 ,2017 she scored 171*(115) against Australia in the Women's World Cup 2017 in Derby. Kaur’s 171* is currently the second-highest score by an Indian batsman in women’s one-day internationals, behind Deepti Sharma’s 188 runs.

SOURCE : Wikipedia