Renuka Singh Thakur Biography: Age, Height, Early Life, Professional Life, Facts & Net Worth

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Renuka Singh Thakur is an Indian woman cricketer who plays for India on an International level and represents Himachal Pradesh in domestic cricket. Renuka is a right-handed batsman and her bowling style is a right arm with a medium pace.

Renuka Singh Thakur Biography

Full Name Renuka Singh Thakur
Date of Birth 21st June 1998
Birthplace Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Age 23 years
Nationality Indian
Role Bowler
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm leg spin
ODI Debut 18th February 2022 vs New Zealand
T20 Debut 7th October 2021 vs Australia
Test Debut NA
Weight 50 kgs
Height 5’4 ft

Renuka Singh Thakur Early Life

Renuka Singh Thakur is an Indian woman cricketer who plays for India on an International level and represents Himachal Pradesh in domestic cricket. Renuka is a right-handed batsman and her bowling style is a right arm with a medium pace.

Renuka Singh Thakur was born on 1 February 1996 in the small village Parsa, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. Renuka Thakur completed her schooling at G.S.S School, Dharamshala, HP.

Later on, she went to DAV public school in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh for her higher secondary education, and for her graduation, she went to Guru Nanak Dev University. 

Renuka Singh Thakur Family

Renuka Singh Thakur was born into a Hindu family. Renuka father name is Kehar Singh Thakur. Her father died in 1999 he worked as an employee at the Himachal Pradesh Irrigation and Public health. Renuka’s mother’s name is Sunita Thakur who is also an employee at the Himachal Pradesh Irrigation and Public health. Renuka Thakur has one elder brother named Vinod Thakur.

Renuka Singh Thakur Domestic Career

Renuka Singh Thakur’s cricket journey started when she decided to join the Himachal Pradesh Cricket association’s women’s residential academy in 2009. 

Renuka Singh got the skill set and work ethic but needed some proper training. Renuka’s Uncle, Bhupendra Singh works as a physical education teacher at a Government College, in Shimla. He insisted Renuka try cricket in her early days. 

Her splendid performances in the local tournaments got her the chance to captain the U-16 and U-19 teams for Himachal Pradesh domestic team.

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Renuka Singh Thakur International Career

Being the captain of the Himachal Pradesh team, Renuka was on verge of making it into the India women’s cricket team. 

In the 2019-20 Senior Women’s One day League, Medium arm pacer, Renuka Singh took mindblowing 23 wickets of the opponent team and also become the leading wicket-taker of the Indian cricket team.

In 2021, Renuka Singh got her first International call from BCCI when she made it into the squad for the women’s one-day against Australia. On 7th October 2021, Renuka made her debut in T20I.

In the BCCI Senior women’s one-day trophy match against Australia, Renuka took nine wickets and also received the MOM award.

In 2022, Renuka Singh made her debut in ODI cricket against New Zealand in Women’s Cricket World Cup.

Renuka Singh Thakur Singh Stats

Renuka Singh Thakur Batting and Fielding averages

Mat Inns Runs HS Ave SR 100 50 4s 6s
ODI 5 3 2 2 0.66 33.33 0 0 0 0
T20I 6 1 1 1 1.00 33.33 0 0 0 0

 

Renuka Singh Thakur Bowling averages

Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 4w 5w
ODI 5 228 182 10 4/28 18.20 4.78 22.8 1 0
T20I 6 120 128 3 1/23 42.66 6.40 40.0 0 0

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