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Veda Krishnamurthy Cricketer Wiki, Stats, Biography, Age, WPL 2024 Team

Veda Krishnamurthy Cricketer Wiki, Stats, Biography, Age, WPL 2024 TeamVeda Krishnamurthy Cricketer Wiki, Stats, Biography, Age, WPL 2024 Team

Veda Krishnamurthy was born on October 16, 1992, in Kaduru, Karnataka, India. She is a successful Indian cricketer who is known for her right-handed batting and right-arm leg-break bowling skills. Veda Krishnamurthy began playing street cricket at the age of three. She obtained a black belt in martial arts at the age of 12, despite initially disliking karate classes. Her formal cricket training began in 2005 at the Karnataka Institute of Cricket, where Irfan Sait identified her talent and urged her to continue developing it in Bengaluru.

Personal Information

Full NameVeda Krishnamurthy
NicknameVeda
Date of BirthOctober 16, 1992
Age31 (as of February 29, 2024)
Place of BirthKadur, Chikkamagaluru, Karnataka, India
NationalityIndian
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
WeightNot publicly available
Role in the TeamBatswoman, Right-arm legbreak bowler
Playing HandRight-handed
Zodiac SignLibra

Cricket Career

Major Teams RepresentedIndia, Karnataka, South Zone and Hobart Hurricanes (WBBL)
Domestic TeamsKarnataka
International TeamsIndia
Playing StyleAll-rounder
Batting StyleRight-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm legbreak
Career Span2011–Present
DebutODI Debut: June 30, 2011, against England at Derby
T20I Debut: July 16, 2011, against England at Taunton
RetirementNot yet announced
Domestic AchievementsNone notable at the international level
International AchievementsPlayed in the 2018 and 2020 ICC Women’s World T20 tournaments

Personal Life

Family BackgroundParents: S.G. Krishnamurthy
Siblings: Vatsala Shivakumar (Sister), Sudha Krishnamurthy (Sister) (deceased)
Marital StatusNot publicly disclosed
Educational BackgroundNot publicly available
Other Interests and HobbiesNot publicly available
Philanthropy or Charity WorkNot publicly available
Controversies or Legal IssuesNone notable

International Debut and Career

Veda made her international debut at the age of 18 in a One Day International (ODI) against England Women at Derby on June 30, 2011. She scored 51 runs in her debut match. She has represented India in both ODIs and T20Is as a middle-order batswoman. Veda has consistently contributed to the Indian women’s cricket team.

Notable Achievements

  • Veda became the youngest Indian woman cricketer to reach 1,000 runs in WODIs during a match against South Africa in February 2018.
  • She was part of the Indian team that reached the final of the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup.
  • Veda’s aggressive batting style and fielding have made her a key player in India’s limited-overs squad.

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Domestic and International Teams

Veda has played for various teams:

  • Karnataka Women (2009–2014)
  • Railways Women (2015–present)
  • Hobart Hurricanes (2017–2018)
  • Velocity (2019–2020)

Personal Life

Veda announced her engagement to cricketer Arjun Hoysala in September 2022. She is known by several nicknames such as “Ved,” “Darth” and “Dhana”. Veda Krishnamurthy’s commitment to the game and regular results have solidified her place as a key figure in Indian women’s cricket.

Overall Career Statistical Analysis

Veda Krishnamurthy has played in 48 Women’s One-Day International (WODI) matches in which she scored 829 runs with a batting average of 25.90. She has also played in 76 Women’s Twenty20 International (WT20I) matches, scoring 875 runs with a batting average of 18.61. In the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL), she has played in 9 matches and scored 144 runs with a batting average of 18.00. She has not scored any centuries or half-centuries in any of these formats.

Frequently Asked Questions

When and where was Veda Krishnamurthy born?

    Veda Krishnamurthy was born on October 16, 1992, in Kadur, Chikkamagaluru, Karnataka, India.

    What is Veda Krishnamurthy’s height and playing role in the team?

    Veda Krishnamurthy stands at 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) tall and plays as a batswoman and right-arm legbreak bowler.

    When did Veda Krishnamurthy make her international debut?

    Veda made her international debut at the age of 18 in an ODI against England Women on June 30, 2011.

    Which major teams has Veda Krishnamurthy represented?

    Veda has represented India, Karnataka, South Zone, and Hobart Hurricanes (WBBL) in her cricket career.

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