Veda Krishnamurty (Cricketer) Family, Career & Achievements

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 Farther

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

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

Veda Krishnamurthy 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

Veda Krishnamurthy sisters

Cricketer Veda Adopted Leopard at Mysuru Zoo

Cricketer Veda Adopted Leopard at Mysuru Zoo

Veda with Film Actor Upendra

Veda with Film actor Upendra


Domestic Career

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

Veda Krishnamurthy in Big Bash

In November 2015, she was selected in B-grade contract list, this was the first time BCCI offered contracts to women players.

International Career

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

Deepti sharma and Veda krishnamurthy at press meetSource: 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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