Who is cricketer Pooja Vastrakar, biography, age, husband, gender, bowling speed and Instagram

Who is cricketer Pooja Vastrakar, biography, age, husband, gender, bowling speed and Instagram

Here is all you need to know about Indian cricketer Pooja Vastrakar including her age, gender, bio and more 

Indian cricketer Pooja Vastrakar has suddenly gained a lot of attention online, and it has nothing to do with how well she performed this time; rather, it’s something she posted on Instagram.

On Friday, she posted a sarcastic picture of the BJP leaders Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, JP Nadda, Smriti Irani, FM Nirmala Sitharaman, EAM S Jaishankar, Anurag Thakur and many other senior leaders on Instagram with the caption “Vasooli Titans.” She later deleted that story however, it was too late as the screenshot of the following has already been circulated all over the internet.

Who is cricketer Pooja Vastrakar, biography, age, parents, husband, gender, bowling speed and Instagram

The date and content of the article are intriguing because it was published the day after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal made claims in court that the BJP was using electoral bonds as part of an extortion scheme to avoid being investigated by federal authorities. Now that she has become talk of the town, let us have a look at her career, records, family and more.

Who is Pooja Vastrakar?

Pooja Vastrakar who is a female by gender is an Indian cricket player who presently represents both Madhya Pradesh and India. The 24-year-old was born on September 25, 1999 in Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh, India. She is single and unmarried.

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A look at Pooja Vastrakar’s career so far

Vastrakar first took up cricket alongside the boys in Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh, close to her home. Later, she began travelling to the stadium to practise net batting, and it was then that coach Ashutosh Shrivastava saw her potential and initiated her official training.

She joined the India Green Women Squad at the age of fifteen. Vastrakar injured her knee in 2016 while fielding in a senior women’s domestic competition. This resulted in her anterior cruciate ligament injury requiring surgery, hence jeopardising her chance of being called up to the national team.

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Vastrakar’s selection for India’s South Africa tour in 2018 was greatly influenced by the Challenger Trophy.

She is an all-around player who bats and bowls right-arm medium-fast. In 2018, she played her first international match for India against South Africa. Talking about her international career, on February 10, 2018, she represented India Women in her debute Women’s One Day International (WODI) match against South Africa Women.

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On February 13, 2018, she played her debut Women’s Twenty20 International Cricket (WT20I) match for India Women against South Africa Women. On June 16, 2021, Vastrakar made her Test debut for India against England. She can persistently bowl in the 105-110 kmph range.

Pooja Vastrakar’s family

Unfortunately, Pooja’s mother passed away when she was just 10 years old. Vastrakar’s father worked for Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL). She is the youngest child of seven siblings including five sisters and two brothers.

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