Punam Ganesh Raut (Punam Raut) was born on 14 October 1989 in Mumbai, age (28 years as per published date) was an Indian Women Cricketer and she came to limelight herself for a stunning performance in the 2012-13 national season is an average of 150.88 Bradmanesque that helped her an early call in the national squad.
Height – 5.1” inches
Weight – 55 kg
Playing Role – Batsman
Batting Style – Right-Handed Bat
Bowling Style – Right-Arm Off break
Early Life & Family
Punam family has seen tough times when they were living in a chawl in Prabhadevi. She did her schooling at “Suvidyalaya” Mumbai, Maharastra and college at “Khalsa college”, New Delhi. Punam wanted to track her dream of playing cricket for the country. It was Her father’s Ganesh Raut Dream to be the cricketer and her mother Geeta and Brother Vipul Raut also supported her a lot. This made India get calm yet an aggressive opener. She had a sister Sruthika Ghadi.
Punam Raut Family (Father, Brother & Mother)
Poonam Raut With Her Sister
Raut and Harmanpreet Kaur in an Interview
Marital Status – Un Married
Husband – N/A
Career & Achievements
She follows her Idol Sachin Tendulkar, believes in answering his opponents with her bat.
Punam with Sachin Tendulkar
Punam Raut Cricket Academy Inauguration
During the year 2012-13 Poonam Raut scored 840 runs in 16 matches which includes 8 half-centuries and 2 centuries with an average of 150.
Punam Raut with Modi
In 2016-17 ODI domestic season, she scored unbeaten 102* against Delhi. In 4 Matches she scored 123 runs, This Remarkable inning Resulted in the team Railways along with the Mithali Raj, Regaining the Domestic title.
Test Debut – August 13, 2014, England Women v India Women at Wormsley
ODI Debut – India Women v West Indies Women at Sydney, Mar 19, 2009
T20 Debut – India Women v Pakistan Women at Taunton, Jun 13, 2009
Deepti and Punam Record Partnership
On 15 May 2017, in a WODI against Ireland, Raut set a world record opening partnership of 320 runs with Deepti Sharma, contributing 109. 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).
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