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Smriti Mandhana Cricketer Biography | Height | Age | Other Details

Smriti Mandhana, the talented and beautiful Indian cricketer, was born on 18 July 1996 in Mumbai, India but her parents shifted to “Sangli” when she was just 2 years old. Her full name is “Smriti Shriniwas Mandhana” and zodiac sign is “Cancer”. Mandhana Smriti’s current age is 22 years (as of May 2019).

The cute and gorgeous left-handed Indian batswoman has black hair and beautiful dark brown eyes. Smriti Mandhana’s Height is 5 Feet 4 Inches (163 in centimetres) and she weighs 52 kg (114 Pounds) with body measurements of 33-27-34.

Birthday: 18 July 1996

Age: 22 Years old

Caste/Community: Marwari

Jersey number: 18

Zodiac: Cancer

Height:   In Feet Inches – 5’4”

             In Centimetres – 163

             In meters – 1.63

Weight:  In Kilograms – 52 kg

             In Pounds – 114 lb

Body Measurements: Bust size – 33 inch

                          Waist size – 27 inch

                          Hips size – 34 inch

Boyfriend/ Affairs/Husband: currently single

Net worth: ₹50 lakh (US$72,000) per annum (BCCI contract)

Smriti Mandhana boyfriend | Family| brother | Father | husband:

She was born to father “Shrinivas Mandhana” and mother “Smita Mandhana”. Her father “Shrinivas” was a district level cricket player for “Sangli” district and currently works as a chemical distributer in a textile company.

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Her elder brother “Shravan”, also played cricket for “Sangli” district and made it as far as Maharashtra Under-19s team before leaving cricket to focus on his academics. He is now a branch manager for a private bank in Sangli, Maharashtra.
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Her elder brother “Shravan”, also played cricket for “Sangli” district and made it as far as Maharashtra Under-19s team before leaving cricket to focus on his academics. He is now a branch manager for a private bank in Sangli, Maharashtra.

But when he was playing domestic cricket for Maharashtra Under-16 team, Smriti who was just 6-7 years old at that time used to tag along with her father to watch his brother play and later cut and collect his brother’s clipping from newspaper. It is when she sparked an interest in cricket and his family, especially her father fully supported and encouraged her.

Smriti’s family is currently closely involved in her cricketing aspects. Her father “Shrinivas Mandhana”, takes care of her cricket programme, her mother “Smita Mandhana” is in charge of her diet, clothing and other organisation aspects, and her brother Shravan supports and helps her practice in the nets.

Smriti Mandhana Caste:

Smriti belongs to “Marwari” caste and she had mentioned in her interviews how playing cricket for a girl from Marwari community is a very big deal. Once she was asked if she is having any problem managing all this fame and money at such young age; to which she replied with a witty response that

“I am a Marwari, handling money will never be an issue for me. It runs in my blood”.

Smriti’s Education | Schooling | College | Graduation

Smriti did her class 12th board in Commerce stream from a private school in “Sangli” and is currently pursuing her graduation in “Bachelor of commerce (B.Com.)” (Batch 2016-2019) from “Chintaman Rao College of Commerce”, Sangli, Maharashtra. Earlier she wanted to pursue a Hotel management course for her higher education. But the education of the blasting Indian cricketer was not without hiccups. When she was 15 years old, she had to skip her Class X board exams since she was called up for a T20 international series against Bangladesh, held in India. The next year she was selected in the national squad for the “2014 ICC Women’s World Twenty20” and following that for the “tour of England”, so she had to miss a year and also had to pull back from enrolling into a college for graduation.

Earlier, her dedication to perfect her game of cricket also means hurdles in her primary schooling. From class 6th when she started playing cricket, she was unable to attend school for 3-4 long months. To cover up the syllabus, she had to study rigorously 10 days before her exams. But even though she get such short time, the help and support from her parents helped her to score above 80% consistently.

Before pursuing cricket, Smriti also used to took cooking classes in Class 5th. I wanted to do something in hotel management. She loved watching “Master Chef” and had a dream to open her own restaurant one day. And according to her it’s still her dream, which she will dedicate herself to, once her cricketing career is over.

 

Smriti Mandhana cricketer | Stats | IPL | Big Bash | Jersey number | Century

Domestic career for Maharashtra State:

In 2005, when she was 9-years-old, Smriti played for Maharashtra’s Under-15 team representing “Sangli” district. In 2007, when she turned 11, she was already a part of the Maharashtra Under-19 team. Then she had to wait for two long years in the bench before selected into the playing XII in 2009 and by 2012 (age 16), she was made the captain of Maharashtra state senior team.

In October 2013 at age 17, Mandhana became the first Indian woman to score a double-hundred in a one-day cricket match. She scored an unbeaten 224 runs off 150 balls in the West Zone Under-19 Tournament against Gujarat for her home state “Maharashtra”.

In the 2016–17 Senior Women’s Challenger Trophy between India Blue, Red and Green teams, Smriti became the tournament’s top-scorer, scoring 192 runs for her team “India Red” under the captaincy of “Harmanpreet Kaur”. She then helped her team to win the Trophy by scoring unbeaten 62 runs in the final against “India Blue”, which was captained by “Mithali Raj”.

In September 2016, Smriti Mandhana signed a one-year deal with Brisbane Heat for the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) but she her Big Bash journey came to a halt when she had ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the left knee.

Smriti Mandhana became the first Indian to play in the “KIA Super League” (England’s flagship T20 tournament for women). She smashed 50 runs in just 18 balls playing for “Western Storm” against “Loughborough Lightning”, to equal the record for the fastest women’s T20 half century in women’s cricket

International Cricket Debut | ODI | Test Matches | T20:

On April 5, 2013, Smriti made her T20 international debut for Indian Women team against Bangladesh in the “2013-Bangladesh Women tour of India”, at Vadodara, Gujrat and scored 39 runs on her debut international match.

On April 10, 2013, she made her ODI (one day international) debut at Ahmedabad, Gujrat in the same “2013-Bangladesh Women tour of India”. She scored 25 runs on her debut ODI match against Bangladesh.

From August 13-16 in 2014, she made her Test match cricket debut against England at “Sir Paul Getty ground in Wormsley”, England in the only test match of “2014-Indian Women tour of England”. She made 21 runs in her debut innings and later made a half centuary in the second innings.

Smriti was only 18 years old then and was part of an Indian women team who were playing a Test match after a gap of 8 years and still they succeeded in clenching their second ever triumph over England.

Cricketer Smriti Mandhana Stats:

Jersey number: 18 (same as Indian skipper Virat Kohli)

Playing role: Opening batsman

Batting style: Left-hand batswomen

Bowling style: Right-arm offbreak

Major teams: India Women, India Red, Brisbane Heat Women, Maharashtra Women, Trailblazers and Western Storm

Maiden Century in ODI: Smriti Mandhana smashed her maiden international hundred (102 runs off 109 balls) in the 2nd ODI game of “2016-India’s tour of Australia”.

Matches

Runs

Highest Score

Century

Test 2 81 51 0
ODI 50 1951 135 4
T20I 58 1298 86 0

Smriti Mandhana Instagram | facebook | twitter:

Smriti Mandhana is also very popular on social media sites. She had over 1.2 Million followers on her official instagram account (@smriti_mandhana) and 437 K followers on her official twitter account (@mandhana_smriti).

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