Happy birthday lady Virat Kohli: Smriti Mandhana
By : Samarjeet Singh | Updated On : 30 Nov, -0001
Smriti Mandhana, known as Virat Kohli of the Indian women's team, is celebrating her 24th birthday today. Smriti Mandhana, who is a nightmare for bowlers all around the world known for her aggressive attitude.
On July 18, 1996, Mumbai-born Smriti Mandhana scored a double century in an ODI match against Maharashtra in October 2013 while playing for the Maharashtra team. Smriti Mandhana scored a stormy 224 runs in just 150 balls. This unbeaten inning of the double century was played in the West Zone Under-19 tournament. The year 2018 was very good for Mandhana. After BCCI, ICC also selected her as the Best Woman Player of the Year.
Smriti Mandhana is counted among the top players of T20 International cricket. Wearing an 18 number jersey like Virat Kohli, Smriti Mandhana plays with a strike rate of 120 in the shortest format of cricket. she has scored 1716 runs in 75 T20 Internationals, including 12 centuries.
So far in T20 cricket, Smriti Mandhana has hit 221 fours and 32 sixes. At the same time, in ODI cricket, she hit 247 fours and 25 sixes.