Renuka Singh (cricketer)

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Renuka Singh
Personal information
Full nameRenuka Singh Thakur
Born (1996-01-02) 2 January 1996 (age 26)
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
RoleBowler
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 137)18 February 2022 v New Zealand
Last ODI7 July 2022 v Sri Lanka
T20I debut (cap 69)7 October 2021 v Australia
Last T20I7 August 2022 v Australia
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2011/12–2020/21Himachal Pradesh
2021/22–presentRailways
2022Trailblazers
Career statistics
Competition WODI WT20I
Matches 5 11
Runs scored 2 1
Batting average 0.66 1.00
100s/50s 0/0 0/0
Top score 2 1
Balls bowled 228 234
Wickets 10 14
Bowling average 18.20 16.57
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling 4/28 4/10
Catches/stumpings 1/– 0/–
Source: Cricinfo, 8 August 2022

Renuka Singh Thakur (born 2 January 1996) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Himachal Pradesh.[1][2][3] Singh was the leading wicket-taker in the 2019–20 Senior Women's One Day League, with 23 dismissals.[4] In August 2021, Singh earned her maiden call-up to the India women's cricket team, for their series against Australia.[5][6] She made her Women's Twenty20 International (WT20I) debut on 7 October 2021, for India against Australia.[7]

In January 2022, she was named in India's team for the 2022 Women's Cricket World Cup in New Zealand.[8] She made her Women's One Day International (WODI) debut on 18 February 2022, for India against New Zealand.[9]

In July 2022, she was named in India's team for the cricket tournament at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.[10] She was the leading wicket-taker at the tournament, with 11 wickets, as well as winning a silver medal with her team.[11][12]

References

  1. ^ "Renuka Singh". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Meet Renuka Singh; Fast Bowler From Himanchal Picked For Indian Women Cricket Team's Australia Tour". She the People. Retrieved 16 September 2021.
  3. ^ "Her father's dream: Himachal pacer gets maiden call-up for women's T-20 cricket team". New Indian Express. Retrieved 16 September 2021.
  4. ^ "Who are the Uncapped Indian Players on the Australian Tour for ODI, T20I and D/N Test?". Female Cricket. Retrieved 16 September 2021.
  5. ^ "India Women's squad for one-off Test, ODI and T20I series against Australia announced". Board of Control for Cricket in India. Retrieved 24 August 2021.
  6. ^ "India Women call up Meghna Singh, Yastika Bhatia, Renuka Singh for Australia tour". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2021.
  7. ^ "1st T20I (N), Carrara, Oct 7 2021, India Women tour of Australia". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 7 October 2021.
  8. ^ "Renuka Singh, Meghna Singh, Yastika Bhatia break into India's World Cup squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 January 2022.
  9. ^ "3rd ODI, Queenstown, Feb 18 2022, India Women tour of New Zealand". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 February 2022.
  10. ^ "Team India (Senior Women) squad for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games announced". Board of Control for Cricket in India. Retrieved 11 July 2022.
  11. ^ "Records/Commonwealth Games Women's Cricket Competition, 2022/Most wickets". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
  12. ^ "Mooney, Gardner and Schutt lead Australia to gold in pulsating final". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 7 August 2022.

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