Smriti Mandhana named ‘ICC Women’s Cricketer 2021’; Here’s a look at her achievements so far

Jan 24, 2022

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

The 25-year old player, who is an opening batter of the Indian squad,...

...today, was declared as ‘ICC Women’s Cricketer 2021’.

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She had won the same Rachael Heyhoe-Flint trophy previously as well in December 2018.

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She has become the second player, after Australia’s all-rounder Ellyse Perry,...

...to win the highest individual distinction twice in the women’s category.

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Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), in 2018, named her as the ‘Best Women's International Cricketer'

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She was the only Indian player to be named in the ‘ICC Women’s Team of the Year’ in 2016.

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The opening batter of India was also conferred with Arjuna Award,...

...which is the second-highest award for outstanding performance in sports and games, in July 2019.

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She achieved her first breakthrough in 2013,...

...when she became the first Indian woman to score a double-hundred in a one-day match playing for Maharashtra against Gujarat in the West Zone Under-19 Tournament.

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Mandhana, who started her international career in 2013, has scored four 100s...

...and eighteen 50s in One Day Internationals and twelve 50s in T20 Internationals

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In March 2018, she broke her own record of scoring the fastest...

...fifty in just 25 balls in Women’s T20 Internationals.

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