Nuzhat Parweenwicket-keeper batter
Date of Birth09-05-1996
Place of BirthSingrauli, Madhya Pradesh
Batting StyleRight-hand Bat
Footballer turned wicket-keeper batter, Singrauli born Nuzhat Parween is the first woman to be picked for the national team (cricket) from the Rewa division. Though cricket was not her first choice as she had represented Madhya Pradesh in football nationals and was a Gold medalist in state athletics (100m).
After meeting with the captain of the Indian team, Mithali Raj in a tournament, she decided to pursue cricket as her career like her idol. The craze for gloves made her the wicket-keeper batter in the team. With her dedication and hard work, she was selected in the national team within six years. She made her ODI debut against Ireland in the 2017 South Africa Quadrangular Series on 15 May 2017. She was a part of the Indian squad in ICC Women’s World Cup 2017.
Apart from cricket, Parween was a bright student at school; scored 92% in 12th boards and pursues B. Com, in a distance education course.
- January 12, 2020
Uncapped Richa Ghosh made it to India's squads for the tri-series as well as the T20 World Cup while Mansi Joshi and Dayalan Hemalatha missed out.
- January 10, 2020
Devika Vaidya and Sneh Rana have been named to lead India A and India B, respectively, on Friday (January 10) for the upcoming Quadrangular T20 Series which will feature Bangladesh and Thailand as the other two sides. The tournament will take place in Patna from January 16 to January 22. The Vaidya-led side will see
- December 23, 2019
Harmanpreet, Smriti Mandhana, and Veda Krishnamurthy have been named captains of India A, B, and C for Senior Women’s T20 Challenger Trophy.
- December 19, 2019
If Molly Strano is pushing her case for national selection, Elyse Villani is not far behind! Villani’s unbeaten knock of 62 off just 36 balls coupled with two wickets picked up by Strano helped Australia A beat India A by nine wickets in the opening T20 at Bill Pippen Oval, Gold Coast on Thursday. Chasing