Taniya Sapna Bhatia Biography
|Full Name||Taniya Sapna Bhatia|
|Date of Birth||21st June 1998|
|ODI Debut||11 September 2018 vs Srilanka|
|T20 Debut||13 February 2018 vs South Africa|
Taniya Sapna Bhatia Early Life
Indian women cricketer, Tanya Bhatia was born on 28th November 1997 in Chandigarh, Punjab. Tanya Bhatia’s father, Sanjay Bhatia was a wicket-keeper batsman and also played at the All India University level then started working in a bank.
Taniya started playing cricket at the age of 4. Tanya’s biggest inspiration was his father himself. At a very early age, Sanjay discovered the talent in Harleen and soon started training at the cricket academy.
Taniya wanted to continue his family legacy in cricket and started taking cricket seriously. Harleen also changed her coach for a better skills level and started training under Sukhwinder Bawa. He was a batch mate of Harleen’s father and has played cricket together.
At the DAV public school, she soon met with Yograj Singh and a former cricketer who also suggested Tanya take trails for Punjab Team.
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— Taniyaa Sapna Bhatia (@IamTaniyaBhatia) October 9, 2018
Taniya Sapna Bhatia Domestic Career
Taniya Bhatia at the age of 11 joined the U-19 team to represent Punjab. She was also the youngest player to ever play for Punjab domestic cricket. In 2011, she got a chance to represent the Senior Punjab team at the inter-state domestic tournament.
In 2015, Young Taniya Bhatia got a chance to captain the U-19 North Zone in the inter-zonal cricket tournament held in Guwahati. In that only match, Taniya scored a splendid 227 runs.
Unfortunately, Tanya Bhatia got injured and was out for some time as the recovery began the youngster lost her interest in cricket altogether. However, Taniya’s mother helped her with her motivations and her family became her biggest supporter.
Taniya Sapna Bhatia International Career
With the early success in domestic cricket, Taniya’s dream of playing for India came against Bangladesh for India A team. In 2018, Taniya Bhatia made her comeback debuting in the Twenty20 International cricket for the Indian women vs South Africa.
Taniya also becomes the first woman cricketer from Chandigarh to be part of the national team. In the same following year, Taniya made her first appearance in the ODI against Sri Lanka. Against Srilanka, Taniya played an outstanding inning which also got her number one choice for the Position of Wicketkeeper in the team.
With her amazing knock in the ODI series, she earned her a place in the Indian team for the ICC World T20 2018 held in West Indies. In 2020, Taniya was named to the Indian squad for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, Australia.
In 2021, Taniya made her into the Test squad for their match against England Women’s cricket team.
Taniya Sapna Bhatia Singh Unknown Facts
- Taniya Bhatia is a fan of M.S Dhoni and admires England women cricketer Sarah Taylor.
- Tanya was named among the top 5 breakout stars of 2018 by ICC.
- Tanya Bhatia wears jersey No. 28 for the Indian Women Cricket team.
- Taniya Bhatia ranked 3rd for most stumping in her career at the T20 Internationals (44)
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