Harmanpreet Kaur

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Harmanpreet Kaur
Personal information
Full name Harmanpreet Kaur Bhullar
Born (1989-03-08) 8 March 1989 (age 27)
Moga, Punjab, India
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium fast
Role Batsman
International information
National side
Test debut 13 August 2014 v England women
Last Test 16 November 2014 v South Africa women
ODI debut (cap 6) 7 March 2009 v Pakistan women
Last ODI 17 February 2016 v Sri Lanka women
ODI shirt no. 84
Domestic team information
Years Team
2008 Leicestershire Women
2006/07-2013/14 Punjab Women
2013/14-present Railways Women
2016- Sydney Thunder
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20
Matches 2 55 61
Runs scored 26 1494 992
Batting average 8.66 35.57 22.04
100s/50s -/- 2/8 0/2
Top score 17 107* 77
Balls bowled 266 582 326
Wickets 9 11 13
Bowling average 10.77 45.53 25.76
5 wickets in innings 1 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling 5/44 2/30 4/23
Catches/stumpings 21/ 22/0
Source: ESPNcricinfo, June 24, 2016

Harmanpreet Kaur (Punjabi: ਹਰਮਨਪ੍ਰੀਤ ਕੌਰ; born 8 March 1989, Moga, Punjab) is an Indian cricketer who has played in 2 Tests, 49 women's one-day internationals and 53 Twenty20 internationals for India.[1][2] Indian women's cricket team.[3][4]

Cricket career[edit]

She made her ODI debut at age of 20 against arch-rivals Pakistan women's in March 2009 in 2009 Women's Cricket World Cup played at Bradman Oval, Bowral. In match, she bowled 4 overs and gave 10 runs and also took a catch of Armaan Khan off Amita Shrama. [5]

In June 2009, she made her Twenty20 International debut in 2009 ICC Women's World Twenty20 against Englandn women's at County Ground, Taunton where she scored 8 runs off 7 balls. [6][7]

Her ability to hit the ball a long way was seen when she played quick-fire innings of 33 against Englandn women's in a T20I game played in Mumbai in 2010.[8]

She named as a Indian women's captain for 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.[9]

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.[11]

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 a match by an innings and 34 runs.[12]

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 2016 ICC Women's World Twenty20 where she scored 89 runs and took seven wickets in four matches.[13][14]

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.[15][16][17][18]

Major teams[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Profile: Harmanpreet Kaur". Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Player Profile: Harmanpreet Kaur". CricketArchive. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "India Women Squad". espncricinfo.com. March 28, 2013. Retrieved April 1, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Putting Moga on the cricketing map". Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Wyatt helps England to nervy consolation win". Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "India level series with 10-run victory". Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Taylor, Dottin help West Indies to series win". Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  8. ^ "Spinners help India level the series". Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  9. ^ "India Women defend low score to take title". Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  10. ^ "Bangladesh women to tour India". Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  11. ^ "India complete landmark victory". Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  12. ^ "Kamini 192 and Kaur's nine flay South Africa". Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  13. ^ "Calm Harmanpreet ready for must-win challenge against West Indies". Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  14. ^ "5 T20 knocks of Harmanpreet Kaur that prove she is an Indian cricketing hero". Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  15. ^ "Harmanpreet Kaur set to sign with Sydney Thunder". Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  16. ^ "Harmanpreet Kaur signs path-breaking deal with Sydney Thunder". Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  17. ^ "Harmanpreet Kaur, 1st overseas Indian woman cricketer? - Crickida". 5 July 2016. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  18. ^ "WBBL clubs set sights on Indian stars". Retrieved 26 October 2016. 

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