The ‘wonder kid’ of Indian Women’s Cricket, Jemimah Rodrigues, started playing cricket with her brothers at a very young age. She made her U-19 debut at the age of 12-and a half during the 2012-13 season. After two years, she was selected in the Mumbai senior team. Now, she’s the captain in both the One Day and T20 formats in domestic circuit.
She came into limelight, when she slammed a double ton (202 off 163 balls, with 21 fours) in the U-19 match against Saurashtra at Aurangabad in November 2017 and became the second highest scorer after Indian opener Smriti Mandhana.
Along side Cricket, she loves to play hockey and basketball at school level. At the age of 10, she was picked up for U-17 Maharashtra hockey team.
She got her maiden call-up in the national squad for the 2018 South Africa series, which included 3-ODIs and 5-T20s. Although she didn’t get the chance in the ODIs but made her T20 debut against South Africa on 13 February 2018.
Idolizing Rohit Sharma for his consistent performances, Rodrigues loves to play Guitar.