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The youngest West Indian cricketer to strike an ODI century at home, during the series against South Africa in 2018, With a bat in hand from the age of 5, her father, a former national cricketer. Hayley is an opener for both Barbados and the West Indies Women and was Stafanie Taylor’s runs-partner in taking the West Indies Women to their maiden ICC T20 World Cup title in 2016. She has also represented Barbados in the javelin throw at several international track and field competitions. In June 2022, Matthews was named as the captain of the West Indies women's cricket team, taking over from Stafanie Taylor.
India's ace Medium fast bowler Renuka Singh has been in phenomenal form in recent times after taking over the baton from fast bowling legend Jhulan Goswami. However, her journey hasn't always been a smooth ride as she had to struggle a lot before making her debut for the Indian Women's Cricket Team in 2021 against Australia.
Renuka Singh once borrowed kits to play cricket and now she will showcase her skills for one of the best cricket franchises in the world, the RCB. The bowler's constant enthralling performances for the senior national team also made her one of the top buys for RCB ahead of the Women’s Premier League (WPL).
Harmanpreet Kaur is a professional Indian cricketer, born on 8 March 1989 in Moga, Punjab, growing up idolising Virender Sehwag. Harmanpreet plays for Indian women's cricket team as an allrounder, she is a right handed and bowls right-arm offbreak.Harmanpreet made her One Day International debut at the age of 20, against Pakistan in March 2009 in the Women's Cricket World Cup. She bowled four overs only conceding 10 runs.armanpreet Kaur grew up playing cricket with both men and women, with her father being her first ever coach.Kaur made her WT20I debut the same year in the 2009 ICC Women's World Twenty20.
One of the finest batters of our time, Smriti Mandhana has been an enigma for the top bowlers around the globe. The left-handed batter has always taken a bold approach to cricket ever since she made her international debut in 2013 and hit her first international century in 2016. She also featured in the ICC Women's Team of the Year in 2016 and hasn't looked back ever since.
Smriti Mandhana played a crucial role in taking the Indian Women's Cricket team to the final of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017, England & Wales and continued her terrific performance in 2018 to win the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Award for the best female cricketer of the year.
An athletic fast bowler, Megan Schutt started off in the 2009-10 season as a 16-year old. Playing for the South Australian Scorpions in the Women's National Cricket League (WNCL), she impressed one and all with her pace and accuracy. She was soon drafted into the national side in 2012 when she made her debut against New Zealand.
The real moment of recognition came in the 2013 World Cup in India, when she ended up as the tournament's highest wicket taker bagging 15 wickets, playing a key role in her side lifting the trophy. She followed it up with a crucial role in winning the Ashes in England for the first time in 14 years.