|Smriti Mandhana Quick Look|
|Date of Birth||July 18, 1996|
|Birth Place||Maharashtra, India|
Smriti Shriniwas Mandhana is an Indian cricketer who plays for her national side India. She is a left-handed batter and does right-arm medium bowling.
- In June 2018, Smriti was titled Best Women’s International Cricketer by BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India).
- In December 2018, ICC awarded her with the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Award for being the best female cricketer of 2018.
- In December 2018, Smriti was honored with the ODI Player of the Year by ICC.
- Both her dad and brother Shravan played cricket for Sangli (at the district level).
- She started playing internationally for India in 2013. Her first international cricket match was a T20I match played on April 5, 2013 against Bangladesh.
- In February 2019, Smriti scored the fastest 50 for India in Women’s T20Is in just 24 deliveries in a match against New Zealand.
- She was in the ICC Women’s Team of the Year 2016. Smriti was the only Indian to be included in that team.
- Smriti has also played domestic cricket for Trailblazers, Western Storm, Brisbane Heat, and Hobart Hurricanes.
- In general, her mom takes care of Smriti’s diet, clothing, and other similar aspects. Her dad is involved in taking care of her cricket program. Her brother helps in her practice by bowling in the nets.
- Harmanpreet Kaur and Punam Raut have also represented India in international cricket just like her.