Poonam Yadav Cricketer – Bio, Family, Career & Achievements

Poonam Yadav age 26 (as on published date) was born on 24 August 1991 in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. She is an Indian cricketer who plays for the Indian women’s cricket team. Until June 2017, 30% of wickets in ODI and 20% in T20Is against Right-handers came through Stummpings.

Ponnam Yadav Man of the match

Physical Status

Height – 5.1″ (inches) 155 cm

Weight – 50 kgs

Batting – Right-handed

Bowling – Right-arm leg break

Role – Bowle

Personal Life & Family

Poonam Yadav was born in an Army Family where her father Raghubir Singh Yadav ( Retired Indian Army Official). Her Father always says she is different from other girls. She never feared of injuries.
Poonam was always interested in sports, let it be any.

Poonam Yadav Family (parents)

poonam-yadav-Family (parents)

Once her father settled her not to play cricket, but her mentor Hemlata Kala told her father about her skills and that one day she would play for India, He never stopped her.

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Deepti Sharma & Poonam with Coach/Mentor Hemlata

Deepti Sharma & Poonam with mentor Hemlata

Her Lack of height did not fit into any sports but proved to be a unique skill in cricket. Because of her small height, she has to make the ball fly up in the air so that it lands somewhere near the batsmen. This trajectory proves to be fatal for battlers as it goes over through their eye line, making them step out of the crease.

Poonam Yadav Bowling Action

Poonam Yadav Bowling Action
Mother – Munni Devi 

Brother – Unknown

Sister – Unknown

Marriage status – Un Married

Husband – Not Known

Career & Achievements

On 5 April 2013, She made her debut in International cricket in a Women’s Twenty20 International (WT20I) match against Bangladesh. She has given an outstanding performance in her debut match by picking 3/21 in 4 overs. It Helped Indin to won the match.

Poonam Yadav with Indian Women’s Cricket Team

Poonam Yadav with indian womens cricket team

Until Now she played the only test against SA at Mysore in November 2014.

ODI Debut 12 April 2013 Vs Bangladesh in Ahmedabad

In the India vs Sri Lanka cricket match in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 Poonam took 2 wickets while conceding only 23 runs in her 10 overs.

She has played for Central Zone, Uttar Pradesh and Railways in domestic cricket.

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