Deepti Sharma

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Deepti Sharma Quick Look
Profession Cricketer
Role All-Rounder
Date of Birth August 9, 1997
Zodiac Sign Leo
Birth Place Uttar Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian

Deepti Sharma

Deepti Bhagwan Sharma is an Indian cricketer who plays for her country in international matches. All all-rounder, she does left-handed batting and bowls right-arm off break.

  • Her father is Bhagwan Sharma who worked in the Indian Railways as a chief booking supervisor and her mother is Sushilaa Sharma. She is the youngest amongst all her siblings.
  • At 9, she had developed an interest in cricket.
  • In the initial days, she received cricket coaching from her brother Sumit Sharma who was playing for Uttar Pradesh as a pacer.
  • While at the Ekalavya Sports Stadium in Agra, she was watching his brother practicing in the nets, she was asked to throw the ball back into the play. Her ball-throw directly hit the stumps from a distance of 50 meters and it was the turning point of her career as it was seen by Hemlata Kala, India’s national women’s team selector.
  • Former Indian selector and batter, Rita Dey had mentored her.
  • She made her international cricket debut on November 28, 2014, against South Africa. It was an ODI match.
  • T20I debut came a little late on January 31, 2016, against Australia.
  • Deepti Sharma has played with Smriti Mandhana and Mithali Raj in international matches for India.

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