Harmanpreet Kaur is an Indian national cricketer who serves as the legend for the Indian women’s national cricket team in all formats. She also plays for the Indian women’s cricket team. Harmanpreet Kaur was awarded the Arjuna Award for Cricket in 2017 by the Ministry of Youth and Sports. She became the first Indian woman to score a Century in a Women’s Twenty20 International (WT20I) in November 2018. He also became the first Indian cricketer to play in 100 Twenty20 internationals in October 2019.
He was born on March 08, 1989 in Moga, Punjab India and is 33 years old (in 2022). Her zodiac sign is Pisces. His father Harmandar Singh Bhullar is a volleyball and basketball player and his mother Satwinder Kaur is a homemaker. Her parents were baptized Sikhs. His younger sister Hamjeet is an English graduate and works as an assistant professor at Guru Nanak College in Moga. She started cricket after joining Gian Jyoti School Academy in Moga where he was under Kamaldeesh Singh Sodhi.
The beginning of cricket
Kaur was fond of cricket in her early years. His love for cricket helped him overcome challenges. She joined Gian Jyoti School Academy, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from his residence in Moga. There he met his first teacher Kamaldeesh Singh Sodhi. During his childhood, he used to play with boys. Soon, he received an offer from the Indian Railways. He accepted the offer and went to Mumbai to work in a railway station.
His father supported him a lot. Being cricket player, it is clear. He is the first teacher when he started to play cricket.
Domestic cricket career of Harmanpreet Kaur:
Harmanpreet came out of school cricket to join the local team of Ferozepur district, Kour Punjab joined the senior team in two years. However, a team of bodybuilders forces him to wait for his first eleven names. However, at the same time, he continued to play for the Punjab U19 team.
Kour defeated strong teams like Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Haryana and participated in the Northern Region semi-19 Challenger Trophy following the 2009 Women’s World Cup. However, as fate would have it, Harmanpreet was chosen because she was completely unfamiliar, according to her good cricketer and friend Punam Raut.
Harmanpreet Kaur One Day Cricket
Her ODI debut for India in the 2009 World Cup in Australia was not just another match against Pakistan. He took two wickets in the match and averaged 4.33.
Although the Australian team lost by two wickets, the Punjab girl continued her good batting form and scored 373 in 11 innings for the Indian women’s team in 2012. In the series against Bangladesh, Kour made his second ODI century in March 2013.
In Ahmedabad, Bangladesh’s third century came against Bangladesh, scored only 100-103. Despite being consistent, Harmanpreet only got his first ODI wicket against Bangladesh in 2013 as he has won 8 in 29 ODIs so far.
However, in 2013, Ahmadabad would not look back after the match. Media Pesar started to establish himself as the team’s sixth batsman and since then he has scored 47 Wanderers and won 21 wickets.
In July 2017, after former captain Mittali Raj, Herman became the second Indian batsman to be ranked in the top ten by the ICC Women’s ODI Player Rankings.
Harmanpreet Kaur T-20 Role:
A few months after he was released in the 2009 World Cup against Pakistan; She was crowned T20I against England and ICC Women’s World T-20 against England at Kour County Ground.
Kour became India’s women’s captain in the 2012 Women’s T-20 Asian Cup final after she was ruled out by injury. He emerged as the captain against Pakistan as India won the Asian Cup by 81 runs.
In January 2016, he helped India win the series by 31 and 46, the highest in India. She continued her form in the 2016 ICC Women’s World Cup, where she scored 89 runs and took seven wickets in four matches.
In June 2016, Kour became the first Indian cricketer to be signed by a major international T-20 franchise, Sidney Thunder signed for 2016-17. After two matches in October 2019, India women faced South Africa women in the sixth T-20 series, the first Indian, male or female, to play 100 Twenty20 matches.
Achievements of Harmanpreet Kaur
Captained and played a key role in India’s victory in the 2012 Women’s Asia Twenty20 Championship, held in China.
She contributed to India’s massive victory over South Africa Women’s Cricket Team in a test match in November 2015 held at Gangothri Glades Cricket Ground, Mysore, India
Help the Indian women’s cricket team win the 2016 T20 International Series, held in Australia
Became the first Indian cricketer of an international Twenty20 franchise from Sydney Thunder for the Women’s Big Bash League champions, in June 2016.
Became India’s second highest run scorer in One Day Internationals by scoring 171 off 115 balls against Australia in the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup semi-final.
She was named as one of the 2017 ICC Women’s T20I Team Players
Awarded Arjuna Prize in 2017
She was named in the Forbes 30 under 30 list in 2018
She became the first Indian cricketer in 2017 to be signed for the English Cricket Board (ECB) Kia Super League. Sh played for Surrey Stars. Record the highest individual score for India in Women’s Cricket World Cup history
She is the second Indian batsman to make the top 10 in the ICC Women’s ODI Player Rankings after Mithali Raj
Became the first Indian woman to score a century in a Women’s Twenty20 International (WT20I) in November 2018.
Become the first Indian cricketer (male or female) to play 100 Twenty20 Internationals in October 2019