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Arundhati Reddy


ABOUT

Born on 4th October 1997 in Telengana, Hyderabad, Arundhati Reddy is a rising fast bowler in the Indian Women’s Cricket team. Arundhati Reddy is known for her explosive pace and speedy deliveries. She is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and bats right handed.

Background

She started to play cricket at the age of 12 years with her brother in free time. However, what started off as a source of recreation soon turned out as a serious affair, with the youngster taking the sport passionately. Mentored by the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA), the Hyderabadi all-rounder is constantly working on herself to get fitter. For her, building muscle and bowling faster have been challenging. She considers Nooshin Al Khadeer, the coach for the Indian Railways team, and Savita Nirala, head coach, HCA, to be instrumental in shaping her career.

As a right-arm seamer, she will have big shoes to fill, with Jhulan Goswami having announced her retirement from T20Is the same day Reddy was selected for the Women’s World T20 tournament.

Debut

She made her Women's Twenty20 International cricket (WT20I) debut for India against Sri Lanka Women on 19 September 2018.

Rise to Glory

Arundhati rose to the occasion in the 3rd T20, when she displayed an all-around performance. She first scalped two crucial wickets of Mendes and H Siriwardene before displaying her fielding prowess by taking a catch and inflicting a run out on MK Dilhari.

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