Ekta Bisht Indian Women Cricketer

Ekta Bisht was born on 8 February 1986, age (31 as per published date) was an Indian Women Cricketer. She is the first women cricketer from the Uttarakhand state of India. Ekta is slow left-arm orthodox bowler as a part of Indian International women cricket team in the year of 2011 and she is very interested in Indian Women Cricket Team.

Physical Status

Height – 5’ 4”

Weight (approx) – 55kg

Batting Style – Left Handed Batsman

Bowling Style – Slow Left-Arm Orthodox Bowler

Early Life & Family

Ekta Bisht was born on 8 February 1986 in Almora (Uttarakhand) to Kundan Singh Bisht and Tara Bisht. Her father was an Army man retired from the Indian Army in 1998. By getting the limited pension of Rs 1,500 Ektha father opened a tea stall in Almora to support his family, which includes two more children and his wife addition to daughter’s dream. After Ekta was selected for the National team in 2011 her family finances improved and received funds from sponsors.

Ekta Bishta Family

Ekta Bishta Family

At the age of six, she started to play cricket. Bisht would play the cricket with boys as she was the.Ekta was so much interested play cricket that she started playing with boys.people would like to come and watch because she was the only girl on the male team.it put a strain on her family income but Ekta family always supported her fully.she was a responsible girl because she would save the money during on her trails.

Ektha in Childhood

Ekta Bishta Childhood


Domestic career

In 2006 Ekta got first to break.she became a captain of Uttarakhand Cricket Team as a team captain she played from 2007 to 2010 in Uttar Pradesh. Ekta is the first women cricketer in Uttarakhand state in India.

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International Career

Ekta Bisht, star of the Indian women cricket team’s energetic win over Pakistan in the ICC Women’s World Cup, Bisht got selected Indian International women cricket team in 2011. She came into the limelight of 2 July when she made her WODI debut on 2 July 2011 against Australia.

Ekta Player of the Match in ICC World Cup

EKta Player of the Match in ICC world cup

Ekta took Hat Trick

Ekta’s left-arm scorer shattered the lower order of Sri Lanka with a hat-trick, as India overtook the hosts on nine wickets in the ICC World Women Twenty20 tiebreaker to ensure their participation in the next edition of the tournament in 2014. India limited Sri Lanka to a modest 100-for-eight after Ekta claimed a hat-trick in the last round in which the hosts lost four wickets and scored just three runs.

Ekta Bisht Coach Liyakat Ali Khan

There was a stage in her life when Ekta was so much depressed as she was unfit for the national team.she faced many difficulties in her life there was not even a proper stadium in Almora for her to train but Liyakat kept trying to motivate her and always encouraged.Finally, she reached the dream with his support.Khan has been training Bisht since childhood, from the time he was in Almora.

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The decision of the Uttarakhand government to award Khel Ratna prize to bowler Ekta Bisht, the first international cricketer in the Himalayan state and the Dronacharya award to his trainer Liyakat Ali Khan on November 9 was a great incentive for both.The announcement, which was made on Monday, filled them with pride and renewed motivation, said the athletes.

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Ekta Bisht 2017 Women Cup

Ekta Bisht 10-7-8-5 helps India to defeat Pakistan in the qualifying match for the Women’s World Cup of the ICC. Bisht scored a staggering 10-7-8-5, while India knocked down Pakistan by 67 to record a seven-field victory in the ICC Women’s World Cup qualifier. The score of Pakistan was the tenth lowest in ODI since it was once defeated by 23 against Australia in 1997 in Melbourne.

Ektha meets Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag, the former dashing India opener, congratulated the India Women on their achievement


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