Pooja Vastrakar Biography, Age, Height, Education, Cricket Career, Net Worth, Husband, Stats, Batting Style and Bowling, T20 Ranking, Family, Father, Boyfriend, Records, Instagram, and More

Pooja Vastrakar is a talented cricketer from India who has made a name for herself in both the national and international cricketing arena. She is a versatile player who can play as a batsman or a bowler, and has achieved several records in her young career so far.

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Pooja Vastrakar Personal Life

Pooja Vastrakar was born 25 September 1999 is an Indian cricketer who currently plays for Madhya Pradesh and India. An all-rounder, she plays as a right-arm medium-fast bowler and right-handed batter. She made her international debut for India in 2018, against South Africa.

Vastrakar initially started playing cricket with the boys near her neighborhood in Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh. She later started going to the stadium and practiced net batting, where the coach Ashutosh Shrivastava realized her talent and started her formal training.

pooja vastrakar Career

She started off as a batter and later on when she joined the Madhya Pradesh team, she started fast bowling alongside her batting. At the age of 15, she was a part of India Green Women Squad.

In 2016, while Vastrakar was fielding during a senior women’s domestic match, she twisted her knee.

Cricket Career

She made her Women’s One Day International cricket (WODI) debut for India Women against South Africa Women on 10 February 2018. She made her Women’s Twenty20 International cricket (WT20I) debut for India Women against South Africa Women on 13 February 2018.

In October 2018, she was named in India’s squad for the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies. However, she suffered an injury during a warm-up match, and was later ruled out of the tournament. In January 2020, she was named in India’s squad for the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia.

In May 2021, she was named in India’s Test squad for their one-off match against the England women’s cricket team. Vastrakar made her Test debut on 16 June 2021, for India against England. In January 2022, she was named in India’s team for the 2022 Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand. She scored 156 runs averaging 26.00, and took 10 wickets averaging 18.30 in the tournament. In July 2022, she was named in India’s team for the cricket tournament at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.

pooja vastrakar Cricket Stats

Twenty20 Records

3rd most runs in an innings (by batting at 8th position) – 37 runs of 26 balls in IND Women vs AUS Women at Carrara in India Women tour of Australia on 9 Oct 2021.

2nd highest partnership for the tenth wicket – 37 runs in IND Women vs AUS Women at Carrara in India Women tour of Australia on 9 Oct 2021.

Cricket Stats

FORMAT Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
WTEST 2 3 244 115 5 3/49 4/62 23.00 2.82 48.8 0 0 0
WODI 26 24 816 751 20 4/34 4/34 37.55 5.52 40.8 1 0 0
WT20I 47 42 717 734 30 3/6 3/6 24.46 6.14 23.9 0 0 0
Batting & Fielding
FORMAT Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
WTEST 2 3 0 37 13 12.33 102 36.27 0 0 8 0 0 0
WODI 26 23 3 463 67 23.15 551 84.02 0 3 39 9 4 0
WT20I 47 30 14 261 37* 16.31 210 124.28 0 0 29 4 7 0

Pooja Vastrakar Family

Vastrakar’s father is a retired employee of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL). Her mother died when she was ten years old. She has four sisters and two brothers and is the youngest of seven siblings.

pooja vastrakar with her father

Husband / Boyfriend

In her personal life, Pooja Vastrakar is unmarried and lives with her family in BSNL Colony in Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh. She follows Hinduism and is a non-vegetarian. Her favorite cricketers include Virender Sehwag as a batsman, and Glenn McGrath and Jhulan Goswami as bowlers.

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Overall, Pooja Vastrakar is a talented and dedicated cricketer who has already achieved a lot at a young age. Her future in the game looks bright, and she is sure to achieve many more milestones and records in the years to come.

Pooja Vastrakar’s Net Worth

Pooja Vastrakar’s net worth is not publicly available, as she has not disclosed her earnings. As a professional cricketer, she would earn a salary from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for her participation in international and domestic matches.

pooja vastrakar Biography

Additionally, she may have endorsement deals with various brands, which could add to her income. However, without official information on her earnings, it is difficult to estimate her net worth accurately. Nonetheless, her talent and achievements in cricket suggest that she is likely to have a bright future ahead in the sport.

Physical Stats, Gender & More

Pooja Vastrakar is 168 cm (5’6″) tall, has an athletic build, and weighs about 65 kg (143 lbs). Her eyes and hair are both black. Right-handed batting is her preferred style, and right-arm medium bowling is her preferred bowling style.

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Know Some Interesting Facts About Pooja Vastrakar

  • She often credits playing at an all-boys facility for a seamless transition into the women’s game.
  • In an interview, Vastrakar revealed her bouncer practice and its relation with Indian cricketer Suresh Raina.
  • Shahdol was yet to be made into a division so initially, Pooja played for the neighbouring Rewa division in Madhya Pradesh and Central Zone.
  • By the time she was 14, she was selected for Madhya Pradesh’s senior cricket team.
  • She made her debut in major domestic cricket in a Twenty20 match against Odisha on 9 March 2013.
  • When she was fielding in a senior women’s domestic one-day match between Madhya Pradesh and Punjab, her knee twisted, and she tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Her call-up for the national team was further delayed after she had knee surgery.
Full Name Pooja Vastrakar
Profession Cricketer (Batsman/Bowler)
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 168 cm
in meters– 1.68 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms-65 kg
in pounds-143 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
International Debut ODI– IND Women vs SA Women at Potchefstroom on 10 February 2018
Test – ENG Women vs IND Women at Bristol on 16 – 19 June 2021
T20– SA Women vs IND Women at Potchefstroom on 13 February 2018
Jersey Number # 11 (India)
# 23 (India)
Domestic/State Team • India Green Women
• Madhya Pradesh Women
• Supernovas
• Mumbai Indians
Coach/Mentor Ashutosh Shrivastava
Batting Style Right-hand Bat
Bowling Style Right arm Medium
Date of Birth 25 September 1999 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2022) 23 Years
Birthplace Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh
Zodiac sign Libra
Nationality Indian
Hometown Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh
School Gyanodya Higher Secondary School
Religion Hinduism
Food Habit Non-vegetarian 
Address BSNL colony, Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh
Relationships & More
Marital Status Unmarried
Husband/Spouse N/A
Parents Father– Bandhan Ram Vastrakar
Mother– Name Not Known
Siblings Brother– 2
Sister– 4
One of her elder sister, Usha Vastrakar, is a national-level sprinter.
Cricketer Batsman– Virender Sehwag
Bowler – Glenn McGrath, Jhulan Goswami

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