Born on March 8, 1989, Harmanpreet Kaur is an Indian cricketer. She plays as an allrounder for the Indian women's cricket team and was awarded the prestigious Arjuna Award for Cricket in the year 2017 by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. In November 2018, she became the first woman for India to score a century in a Women's Twenty20 International (WT20I) match.
In pic: Harmanpreet Kaur shared this picture of herself with her best friend. Kaur often hangs out with her BFF and shared pictures online
Harmanpreet Kaur was born in Moga, Punjab, to Harmandar Singh Bhullar, a Volleyball and Basketball player and Satwinder Kaur.
In pic: Harmanpreet Kaur shared this picture of herself with her best friend, she captioned, "My monster"
Harmanpreet Kaur's parents are baptised Sikhs. Her younger sister Hemjeet, is post-graduate in English and works as an assistant professor at Guru Nanak College in Moga.
In pic: Harmanpreet Kaur shared this picture of herself with her mystery best friend, captioned, "Having a soulmate is not always about love. You can find your soulmate in a friendship too. Thanks for being there in my life. Happy Friendship Day!"
Harmanpreet Kaur took to cricket after joining the Gian Jyoti School Academy, 30 kilometres away from her residence in Moga, where she trained under Kamaldeesh Singh Sodhi. Harmanpreet Kaur used to play with men in the formative days of her career.
In pic: Harmanpreet Kaur posted this picture while she was out on a drive with a couple of her friends on a Sunday outing
Harmanpreet Kaur moved to Mumbai in 2014 where she began working for the Indian Railways. She was inspired by Virender Sehwag as a cricketer.
In pic: Harmanpreet Kaur posted this picture of herself with her friend, the cricketer seems to love in-car selfies.
Harmanpreet Kaur was in the midst of a controversy recently, when she dropped Indian cricket legend Mithali Raj from the team in the semi-final of the Women's World T20. India went on to lose the match and Mithali Raj's omission was questioned by the fans and media.
In pic: Another picture of Harmanpreet Kaur with her BFF, out on a drive in the city
Harmanpreet gave out a statement on Mithali Raj's ouster, where she said, "It's not about not selecting Mithali, it's about keeping a winning combination. Whatever we decided, we decided for the team. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't, no regrets. I'm proud of the way my girls played through the tournament."
In pic: Harmanpreet Kaur posted another picture of herself with her mystery BFF, she captioned, "Some people are for keeps #foreverandforalways #bestfriend"
Harmanpreet Kaur spotted here, shaking a leg with a dancer on a dance reality show. She definitely has the moves.
Harmanpreet Kaur shared this picture of herself with her brother, captioned, "Missing you idiot #brothers#are#always#great"
Harmanpreet Kaur shared this phot of herself with Indian laughter king Kapil Sharma, the cricketer had attended Kapil Sharma's laughter show as a judge
Harmanpreet Kaur is all smiles in this picture, which was clicked at a book launch. The cricketer is seen in a smart maroon jacket in this one.
Harmanpreet Kaur is spotted here acing the golf club, shae captioned, "Golf time. Jai HIND"
Harmanpreet Kaur posted this picture of a cake-cutting ceremony on a fellow cricketer's birthday
Harmanpreet Kaur shared this picture of herself with a couple of fans during a a cricket tournament overseas.
Harmanpreet Kaur shared this picture of herself with a fellow cricketer, she captioned, "Do you think me and @crossy16 look the same #twins"
Harmanpreet Kaur posted this picture of herself out on a team lunch, she captioned, "You put together the best team mates in one frame , getting each other to play together each one of them surrenders the ME for WE. I get to learn and consume a lot in this environment . We learn to balance each other out"
Harmanpreet Kaur shared this picture of two of the closest people in her life. She wrote, "I know I can count on you through my thick and thin .. #supportsystems #lifelines"
Harmanpreet Kaur posted this picture of herself, out on a gym session with a couple of fellow Indi cricketers, she captioned, "Need some motivation? Gang up with your besties and hit the gym . The clock will keep running faster . #trainingmotivation #powerandstrength #sessionwithfriends #goalsachieved"
Harmanpreet Kaur posted this picture of herself with Smriti Mandhana and a few other cricketers during a cri8cket tournament
Harmanpreet Kaur posted this picture of herself with a fellow cricketer during the Women's IPL. She captioned, "Ready for tomorrow’s game. Come on the Supernovas @danniwyatt28 #WomensIPL"
Harmanpreet Kaur shared a picture of herself and her friends on an outing at Ganga, she captioned, "#Ganga#river"
Harmanpreet Kaur posted this sweet picture of herself with her mother. They seem to share a very loving bond
Harmapreet Kaur is in the eye of the storm for omitting Mithali Raj from the team during India's semi-final defeat in the Women's World T20. As the controversy gathers steam, we take a look at Harmanpreet Kaur's life off the pitch. (Pics/ Harmanpreet Kaur Instagram)
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