Deepti Bhagwan Sharma, age 20 (as on published date) was born on 24 August 1997 in Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) is an Indian women cricketer. Deepti Sharma made her debut in international cricket in a Women’s One Day International (WODI) against South Africa on 28 November 2014. She is the second-highest score in women’s ODIs (188 Runs).
Height – 5.5″ (165 cm)
weight – 55kgs
Batting Style – Left-handed
Bowling style – Right-arm off-spin
* Deepti is naturally right-handed, but she settled into a left-hander’s grip on her own, without any help from his Brother
She was Not Married Yet.
Deepti Sharma Family & Personal Life
Deepti was youngest of seven siblings, Her mother name Sushilaa and father Bhagwan Sharma, retired chief booking supervisor with Indian Railways. Like Mitali Raj, She would follow her brother Sumit for net sessions.
Deepti Sharma with her Family and Relatives
On his dad’s directions, Sumit took Deepti to one of his net sessions at the Ekalavya Sports Stadium in the Sharma’ main residence of Agra.
Deepti Sharma with her Brother Sumit
While he got occupied with his preparation, Deepti sat on the stairs close to the young ladies’ playing zone. At the point when a ball came moving along the ground towards her and she was requested to return it, she focused and hit the stumps.
Watching this unfold from an adjacent net was Hemlata Kala, the former India batsman and current chairperson of the BCCI women’s selection panel.
Deepti Sharma with National Selector Hemlata
She summoned Sumit to enquire who this “little boy” was and whether he played cricket regularly. When Sumit said the girl with the “boy-cut” hairdo was his sister and that she had never come to a cricket field previously,
Kala said: “Let her play. This kid will represent India someday.”
In 2010 U-19 she scored 65 and picked up three wickets with medium pace and 114 against Vidarbha in Kanpur helped her break into the state senior side in 2012. Then she was only 15.
Deepti Sharma with Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly welcomes Deepti Sharma to the Bengal women’s side after her transfer in the domestic circuit, November 19, 2017 (credits Cricinfo)
In 2014, an unbeaten 53 for India A earned her an ODI call-up for the series decider against South Africa.
On making a big debut, at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, she was run out for 1, yet with the ball, she raised any desires for a late fightback by India, getting through a 109-run remain with a twofold strike in the 29th over of the pursuit. India, in any case, lost the match by four wickets, thus the series.
Test Debut – 13th August 2014 vs England Women
ODI Debut – 28 November 2014 v South Africa
T20 Debut – 31 January 2016 v Australia
For more career Stats ESPN Cricinfo
In 2016 against Srilanka, Deepti got 6/20 and became the youngest Indian, male or female, to take a five-wicket haul, and helped India complete a clean sweep over Sri Lanka.
Deepti Sharma Player of the Match
In February 2017, against South Africa in the world cup, she scored 89 off 71 balls in Nail Biting Match and Helped India to Reach Semis.
Deepti with Virat Kohli
On 15 May 2017, in a WODI versus Ireland, Sharma set a world record opening partnership of 320 runs with Poonam Raut, contributing 188.This beat both the standing women’s record of 229 (by Sarah Taylor and Caroline Atkins of England) and the standing men’s record in ODIs of 286 (by Upul Tharanga and Sanath Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka)