Renuka Singh Thakur (Cricketer) Biography, Career, Family, Net Worth, Education, Age, Height, Weight, And More

Renuka Singh Thakur is an Indian professional in cricket. She is a Right-arm medium-fast bowler.

Renuka Singh Thakur Cricketer

Renuka Singh Thakur Early Life

Renuka was born on 1st February 1996 in Parsa Village, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. Her father’s name is the Late Kehar Singh Thakur, an employee at the Himachal Pradesh Irrigation and Public health department. Her mother’s name is Sunita Thakur. She has an elder brother named Vinod Thakur.

Renuka Singh Thakur with her mother

Renuka Singh Thakur Career Besides Cricket

In 2021, Renuka joined the railways’ job, a few months before making her T20 debut in the Indian women’s cricket team.

Renuka Singh Thakur Cricket Career

In 2009, she joined Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association’s women’s residential academy in Dharmshala. Renuka represented Himachal Pradesh in U-16 and U-19.

In 2019, she was selected for India’s women’s team for its Australia tour. She was also selected for the teams’ matches against Bangladesh, Thailand, and India B.

On 7th October 2021, she made her Women’s Twenty20 International (WT20I) debut for India against Australia. In January 2022, she was selected for the Indian squad for the 2022 Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand.

On 8th February 2022, she made her Women’s One Day International (WODI) debut for India against New Zealand. In July 2022, she was named to India’s team for the cricket tournament at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. She became the leading wicket-taker of the tournament with 11 wickets.

Renuka Singh Thakur Career

Renuka Singh Thakur Education

She completed her schooling at G.S.S. School, Dharamshala, and JAV Senior Secondary School, Kangra. Later, she completed her graduation from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. She also attended Khalsa College, Amritsar, Punjab, and Government College Dharamshala for further education.

Renuka Singh Thakur Education

Renuka Singh Thakur Net Worth

She has a net worth of ₹50 lakhs. She gets ₹20,000 per day to play domestic cricket. She earns via Cricket, Endorsements, and Advertisements.

Renuka Singh Thakur Some Interesting Facts

  • Renuka’s father wanted both the children to play sports.
  • After her father’s death, Renuka’s mother started working as a class IV employee in the Himachal Pradesh Irrigation and Public Health department.
  • During an interview, Renuka told that her father was a big fan of former India batsman Vinod Kambli so he named her elder brother Vinod.
  • Renuka’s uncle Bhupendra Singh who was a Physical Education teacher in Shimla at a Government college motivated Renuka to choose cricket.

Renuka Singh Thakur Net Worth

Renuka Singh Thakur Physical Stats

Height In feet- 5.4
Weight In kilograms- 50 kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black

Renuka Singh Thakur Bio/Wiki

Name Renuka Singh Thakur
Date of Birth 1st February 1996
Birthplace Parsa Village, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Parents Father – Late Kehar Singh Thakur

Mother – Sunita Thakur

Coach(es) Pawan Sen

Veena Pandey

Batting Style Right-Handed
Bowling Style Right-arm medium fats

 

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