Harleen Deol

Harleen Kaur Deol (born 21 June 1998) is an Indian cricketer.[1] She plays for Himachal Pradesh.[2] She is an attacking right-hand batter who also occasionally bowls right arm leg spin.

Harleen Deol
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Deol in August 2022
Personal information
Full nameHarleen Kaur Deol
Born (1998-06-21) 21 June 1998 (age 24)
Chandigarh, India
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm leg break
RoleBatter
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 126)22 February 2019 v England
Last ODI7 July 2022 v Sri Lanka
ODI shirt no.98
T20I debut (cap 62)4 March 2019 v England
Last T20I29 July 2022 v Australia
T20I shirt no.98
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2013/14–presentHimachal Pradesh
2019–2020Trailblazers
2022–presentSupernovas
Career statistics
Competition WODI WT20I
Matches 4 14
Runs scored 37 142
Batting average 12.33 15.77
100s/50s 0/0 0/1
Top score 34 52
Balls bowled 48 108
Wickets 1 6
Bowling average 31.00 23.33
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling 1/7 2/13
Catches/stumpings 1/– 3/–
Source: ESPNCricinfo, 11 August 2022

Harleen made her Women's One Day International (WODI) debut for India against England on 22 February 2019, at Wankhede in Mumbai.[3] She became the second woman cricketer from Chandigarh to play for India after Taniya Bhatia.[4] She completed her schooling from Yadavindra Public School, Mohali[5] She made her Women's Twenty20 International (WT20I) debut against England on 4 March 2019.[6] Harleen made her Women Women's T20 Challenge debut for Trailblazers on 6 May 2019 against Supernovas, contributing a 100-run partnership with Smriti Mandhana.[7]

In January 2020, she was named in India's squad for the 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup in Australia.[8]

Deol went viral in July 2021 after performing an acrobatic catch while avoiding the boundary rope during the Twenty20 series against England. She earned praise from Sachin Tendulkar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the catch.[9] In July 2022, she was named in India's team for the cricket tournament at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Harleen Deol". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  2. ^ "In the zone – North - News - BCCI.tv". www.bcci.tv. Archived from the original on 10 May 2019. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  3. ^ "1st ODI, England Women tour of India at Mumbai, Feb 22 2019". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Chandigarh cricketer Taniya Bhatia keen to make her mark after India selection". Hindustan Times. 10 January 2018. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  5. ^ "'Opportunity a reward for all that hard work away from home'". Indian Express. 21 February 2011. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  6. ^ "1st T20I, England Women tour of India at Guwahati, Mar 4 2019". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  7. ^ "Match Report: M1 - TRAILBLAZERS vs SUPERNOVAS". www.iplt20.com. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  8. ^ "Kaur, Mandhana, Verma part of full strength India squad for T20 World Cup". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
  9. ^ Rao, Santosh (11 July 2021). "Prime Minister Narendra Modi Reacts To Harleen Deol's "Phenomenal" Catch". NDTV Sports. Retrieved 12 December 2021.
  10. ^ "Team India (Senior Women) squad for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games announced". Board of Control for Cricket in India. Retrieved 11 July 2022.

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