Smriti Mandhana Birthday Special: There is no dearth of cricket lovers in India. Indian male cricketers have shown the prowess of Indian cricket at the international level, although the sport is not limited to men only. The country also has a women’s cricket team. Initially, Indian women’s cricket was not given the same status as men, but it was the women’s players who gave the women’s cricket team the recognition that they should get with their excellent performance. The hard work of many players is involved in making the Indian women’s cricket team reach a level at the international level. One of these is Smriti Mandhana. Today is Smriti Mandhana’s birthday. Smriti Mandhana is the first Indian woman cricketer to score a century in a pink ball test match. Smriti Mandhana’s name is included in the list of legendary players. Know about the achievements of Indian female cricketer Smriti Mandhana on her birthday.
Biography of Smriti Mandhana
Indian female player Smriti Mandhana is a left handed batsman. She is a player of India’s national women’s cricket team. Mandhana had scored two centuries in the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup. Smriti Mandhana was born on 18 July 1996 in Mumbai. His father’s name is Srinivas and mother is Smita. Apart from the parents in the family of Smriti Mandhana, there is a brother, whose name is Shravan Mandhana. When Mandhana was two years old, her entire family shifted to Madhav Nagar in Sangli.
Education of Smriti Mandhana
Smriti Mandhana received her early education in Madhavnagar. She was interested in sports since childhood. He chose the path of cricket while making his interest a career.
Smriti Mandhana’s career in cricket
As a child, Smriti used to play cricket with her brother. In those days, Smriti Mandhana Bhai used to play in the Under 15 team. Following the path of her brother, Smriti Mandhana decided to make a career in cricket and started training. The family also boosted his morale. At the age of just 11, Smriti Mandhana was selected in the Under-19 team.
Smriti Mandhana’s victory
In the year 2013, Smriti Mandhana performed brilliantly in the home match. He scored 224 runs in 150 balls against Gujarat. Smriti Mandhana became the first woman player to score a double century in an ODI. Later in the year 2016, Smriti Mandhana scored three half-centuries while playing for the Women’s Challenger Trophy for India Red.