Date of Birth08-02-1986
Place of BirthAlmora, Uttar Pradesh
Batting StyleLeft-hand Bat
Bowling StyleSlow left-arm orthodox
First International woman cricketer from Uttarakhand, Ekta Bisht, made her ODI debut against Australia on 2nd July 2011. On October 3, 2012, she took a hat-trick during a match of the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 played in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 3rd October 2012.
She became the captain of the Uttarakhand cricket team in 2006 and played for the Uttar Pradesh cricket team from 2007 to 2010 before moving to play for the Railways in 2012.
Her five wickets haul helped India to win against Pakistan in ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier last year and became the second highest wicket-taker in the series. She has another record of five wickets haul against Pakistan in the ICC Women’s World Cup, 2017; India won the series by 95 runs.
Bisht was a part of the finalist India team in 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup. In December 2017, she was the only woman named in both the ICC Women’s ODI Team of the Year and the ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year.
- February 20, 2020
Four centuries and a couple of five-wicket hauls headlined the third day of the ongoing Senior One-day Trophy played across various grounds on Thursday (February 20). The day also saw three teams get bundled out below the 100-run mark while chasing. The first century of the day came from Sushma Verma as her 101 along
- February 20, 2020
Women's CricZone counts down to the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020 with a captivating story every day.
- November 10, 2019
After two years of being denied a place in the knockouts, Indian Railways sealed their ninth Senior Women’s T20 title with a resounding eight-wicket win over Bengal at the Gokaraju Liala Gangaaraji ACA Cricket Ground in Mulapadu on Sunday (November 10). Punam Raut anchored the chase with an unbeaten 46, after Railways’ bowlers had set
- October 11, 2019
South Africa’s top five batters got scores of over 20 each. What’s more, three out of the first four partnerships were over 50 runs each. To cut matters short, the vistors batted well. But their efforts were overshadowed by half centuries from Mithali Raj and Punam Raut as India coasted to a five-wicket win against