Who is Pooja Vastrakar?
Pooja Vastrakar is a name that has been making waves in the Indian women’s cricket circuit. Born on 16 September 1999 in Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh, Pooja is a right-arm medium-fast bowler who also bats right-handed. She made her debut for India in a One Day International (ODI) against South Africa on 7 February 2018.
Pooja’s journey in cricket began at a very young age. Her father, who is a farmer, recognized her passion for the sport and encouraged her to pursue it. She started playing cricket in her hometown, Shahdol, and eventually made her way to the Madhya Pradesh Under-19 team.
Pooja’s talent did not go unnoticed, and she was soon picked to play for the Central Zone in the Women’s Senior One Day Trophy in 2016. Her impressive performance in that tournament earned her a spot in the India A team, and she continued to make a name for herself in domestic cricket.
Pooja made her international debut in 2018 in the ODI series against South Africa. She made an immediate impact, taking two wickets in her very first match. Her performance in the series earned her a spot in the T20I team for the same tour, where she once again made an impression with her bowling skills.
Indian women’s cricket team
Since then, Pooja has been a regular member of the Indian women’s cricket team. She has played in several international matches and has been a consistent performer with both bat and ball. In the 2018 Women’s T20 Asia Cup, she took four wickets in four matches, helping India reach the final. She also played a key role in India’s victory over Australia in the Women’s T20I Quadrangular Series in 2018, taking three wickets in the final.
Pooja’s career has not been without its challenges. In 2019, she suffered a knee injury that forced her to miss several matches. However, she made a strong comeback and continued to impress with her performances.
Apart from her skills on the field, Pooja is also known for her positive attitude and dedication towards the sport. She has often spoken about the importance of hard work and perseverance, and how these values have helped her succeed in cricket.
As Pooja continues to make a mark in Indian women’s cricket, she has become an inspiration for young girls who aspire to play the sport. Her talent, determination, and passion for cricket make her a valuable asset to the Indian cricket team, and a rising star in the world of women’s cricket.
Personal Information Of Pooja Vastrakar
|Full Name||Pooja Vastrakar|
|Born||September 25, 1999, Bilaspur, Madhya Pradesh|
|Age||23 years and 162 days|
|Batting Style||Right hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Right arm medium|
|Teams||Brisbane Heat Women, India Green Women, India Women, Madhya Pradesh Women, Mumbai Indians Women, Supernovas|
Recent Matches of Pooja Vastrakar
|MI Women vs GG Women||15||0/9||04-Mar-2023||DY Patil||OTHERT20|
|IND WMN vs IRE WMN||2*||0/14||20-Feb-2023||Gqeberha||WT20I # 1373|
|IND WMN vs ENG WMN||2*||0/24||18-Feb-2023||Gqeberha||WT20I # 1369|
|IND WMN vs WI WMN||—||1/21||15-Feb-2023||Cape Town||WT20I # 1364|
|IND WMN vs PAK WMN||—||1/30||12-Feb-2023||Cape Town||WT20I # 1359|
|IND WMN vs BDESH WMN||13*||—||08-Feb-2023||Stellenbosch||OTHERT20|
|IND WMN vs AUS WMN||9||2/16||06-Feb-2023||Cape Town||OTHERT20|
|IND WMN vs SA WMN||1*||0/18||02-Feb-2023||East London||WT20I # 1350|
|IND WMN vs WI WMN||—||2/19||30-Jan-2023||East London||WT20I # 1349|
|IND WMN vs SA WMN||—||—||28-Jan-2023||East London||WT20I # 1348|
In conclusion, Pooja Vastrakar is a talented cricketer who has already achieved a lot in her young career. Her journey from a small town in Madhya Pradesh to representing India on the international stage is truly inspiring. As she continues to evolve as a player and gain more experience, there is no doubt that she will play a significant role in shaping the future of women’s cricket in India.
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