Veda Krishnamurthy, age 25 (as on published date) Indian Cricketer was born on 16th October 1992 in Kadur, Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka. She became the third Indian Women Cricketer to sign for Big Bash League, to play for Hobart Hurricanes following Harmanpreet Kaur (Sydney Thunder) and Smriti Mandhana (Brisbane Heat). she became the youngest player for India Women to score 1,000 runs in WODIs.
Height – 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight – 58 Kgs
Batting – Right-hand batswoman
Bowling – Right-arm Legbreak
Role – Batswoman
Early Life & Family
Veda Krishnamurthy Education
She completed her schooling at “Cambridge School” Banglore and she Graduated in Arts from “Mount Carmel” College Banglore
Veda Krishnamurthy Family
Husband – Not Married yet
Krishnamurthy Veda with Her Father
Veda Krishnamurthy is the youngest daughter of a cable operator SG Krishnamurthy and her mother Chaluvamba Housewife. She has 3 Siblings (2 Sisters, 1 Brother).
Veda karate Practice in her Childhood
At the age of 12 Veda obtained a double black belt. Her, father moved from a small town in Karnataka’s to Bengaluru to help accomplish her daughter’s dream of playing for the country one day.
Veda with Her Mother
when she was 13 years She started her formal cricket training in the Karnataka under the coach “Irfan Siat” at Institute of Cricket in 2005. When Mithali Raj was complimented at her school when she was 12, that was when she started playing cricket. Raj was her Idol and she later went on to play on the same team, both domestic and National Team
Veda with Her Brother
Outstanding to her field skills, at the age of 13, she was taken into senior Karnataka team. Soon Veda established as a batsman from thereafter there was no look back.
Veda Krishnamurthy Sisters
Cricketer Veda Adopted Leopard at Mysuru Zoo
Veda with Film Actor Upendra
Under Her Captaincy, U-19 team Won consecutive South Zone Inter-state cups. In October 2017, She was signed by the Hobart Hurricanes for the 2017–18 Women’s Big Bash League season.
Veda Krishnamurthy in BBL (Big Bash League) with Tymal Mills
In November 2015, she was selected in B-grade contract list, this was the first time BCCI offered contracts to women players.
ODI Debut – June 30, 2011, v England
T20I debut – June 11, 2011, v Australia
Test Debut – N/A
In her ODI Debut against England at Derby, she scored Half-century (51 off 57 Balls)
Krishnamurthy was part of the Indian team to reach the final of the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup where the team lost to England by nine runs.
Deepti Sharma and Veda Krishnamurthy at Press Meet
Source: DNA India
She is the third cricketer from India to play in the Big Bash. Krishnamurthy secured a deal with the Hobart Hurricanes (WBBL) for the third season of the WBBL.
In February 2018, she became the youngest player for India Women to score 1,000 runs in WODIs, during the third WODI against South Africa
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