10 Things To Know About Anjum Chopra - Goddess Of Cricket

  • Anjum comes from the capital, New Delhi, She has an MBA with dual specialization in Marketing and Human Resources from FORE School of Management.
  • She showed interest in sports from an early age. She represented her school and college in various sports like basketball, athletics and swimming.
  • She started playing cricket at the age of 9. She made her debut in one-day internationals at 17 and test cricket at the age of 19.
  • She was made the captain of the Indian cricket team in 2002. She was able to get India several accolades under her leadership like winning first overseas Test.
  • She is first woman to score a century for the team, first woman play in 6 World Cups and first to play hundred ODIs.
  • She is the first captain to record a series whitewash over England in 2002.
  • Anjum's whole family plays different sports. Her father plays golf, her mother is the winner of a Goodyear car rally and her brother represented Delhi state Under-17 and Under-19 cricket.
  • She is the first woman cricketer to have been awarded honorary life membership of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).
  • She is a feminist and has participated in many events to promote women in games.
  • She is the recipient of Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award, in 2014. She was also awarded Arjuna Award in 2017 for her outstanding achievement in sports.


By: Neha Maheshwari

Content: https://www.shethepeople.tv/news/russian-man-held-masturbating-delhi


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