Cricket is the most popular sport all over the world. The Indian Women’s cricket team made its test debut against West Indies in 1976 and its ODI debut at the 1978 World Cup. Earlier, cricket was a men-centric game and imagining women playing cricket was something unthinkable. But some women cricket players proved that women could do anything.
They showed that women are nowhere behind men and can play cricket equally. One of the Indian women cricketers is Harleen Deol. She is an all-rounder who plays for the Indian national cricket team. So here, let’s look at Harleen Deol’s personal information, Career information, batting career summary, bowling style, and family details.
Harleen Deol Biography
Harleen Deol is an Indian cricketer who has played for the Indian women’s national cricket team from 2019 to the present. She is a batting all-rounder who is a right-handed batter and occasionally a right-arm leg-spin bowler. She became the second woman cricketer from Chandigarh to play for India after Taniya Bhatia.
She started playing gully cricket at eight with her brother and neighbourhood boys. She plays for Himachal Pradesh in domestic cricket. In June 2021, she went viral after taking a stunning catch against England during the WT20I series.
Harleen Deol – Personal Information
Harleen Deol was born on June 21st-1998 (age 24) in Chandigarh, Punjab. Her full name is Harleen Kaur Deol. She was born in a Sikh family in Punjab. Her father’s name is Baghel Singh Deol. He is a businessman. Her mother, Charanjit Kaur Deol, was a government employee. Her elder brother Manjot Singh Deol is a doctor.
She started playing gully cricket at eight with her brother and neighbourhood boys. She got full support from her mother. Later, she began playing cricket on the school team. Also, she played hockey, basketball, and football during her school days. She likes to watch movies in her free time. She is a massive fan of Shane Warne, an Australian wrist-spinner, and Sachin Tendulkar, a former Indian cricketer.
Her favourite book is ‘You Can Win’. Her favourite Bollywood actor is Ranveer Singh, her favourite actress is Deepika Padukone, her favourite singer is Gurdas Maan, and her favourite food is non-vegetarian. She likes listening to Punjabi songs and singing, especially rap songs. Her height is 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters). She is one of the stylish players of the Indian Women’s Cricket team.
Harleen Deol completed her school and college in Chandigarh, Punjab. She did her schooling at Yadvindra Public School in Mohali, Chandigarh. She was a bright student in her school. Her marks in 10th and 12th are more than 80 percent. Then, she is pursuing her graduation Bachelor of Arts from Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women, Chandigarh.
|Biography (Personal Information)
|Harleen Kaur Deol
|Date of Birth
|June 21st – 1998
|Age (In 2022)
|Chandigarh, Punjab, India
|Chandigarh, Punjab India
|Indian Woman Cricketer (All-rounder)
|English and Punjabi
|In centimeters – 165 cm In meters – 1.65 m In Feet Inches – 5 ft 5 in
|Yadvindra Public School, Mohali, Chandigarh
|MCM DAV College for Women, Chandigarh
|Bachelors of Arts
|Singing, Watching Movies, Dancing
|Shane Warne, Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni
|Favourite Sports Player
|Lionel Messi, Christiano Ronaldo
Harleen Deol – Career Information
Harleen Deol is an Indian Woman cricketer who played for India from 2019 to the present. She is an all-rounder, a right-handed batswoman who occasionally bowls right-arm leg-spinner. She was interested in cricket from a young age. She started playing cricket with her brother and neighbourhood. She was trained under popular coach ‘Praveen Sinha’.
Early life cricketing career
Harleen Deol started playing cricket at 8 with her brother and neighbourhood. Her brother’s name is Manjot Singh Deol who is a doctor. Her neighbours then start complaining to her parents regarding Harleen playing with boys. But, her mother was supportive and considered it a privilege that her daughter was playing a sport. Later, she began playing cricket on the school team.
At the age of 12, she got selected for the district match. There she had her first match against Mohali, where she met RP Singh, the coach of their team, who later selected her to the state team. She was an off-spinner, but her coach advised her to try more leg-spin instead of off-spin. That is how she becomes a googly. She started her domestic career at just 12 for the Punjab team.
In 2010, she made her domestic cricket debut for Punjab. Later that year, her father transferred to Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. She was impressed by the facilities young girls were getting there, so even she asked her father to shift her base. So, she moved to Himachal Pradesh for better opportunities. At 13, she started playing cricket for Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA). In 2013, she made her T20 debut for Himachal Pradesh. In 2014, she was listed in the List-A profile for the HPCA.
In 2015, she represented North Zone in the Under-19 cricket. Her career turning point was in the year 2015 Inter-zonal U-19 tournament, where she scored first century 116 runs against the East Zone. It was a high point in her career. In 2017, she was the highest run-scorer in the Inter-zonal tournament.
Apart from cricket, she is also good at football, hockey, and basketball. She is the second women’s cricketer from Chandigarh to play for India after ‘Taniya Bhatia’. Also, she is the second women’s cricketer from HPCA to play for India after ‘Sushma Verma’.
In 2019, Harleen Deol got selected for the Indian Women’s team squad for the Women’s One Day International cricket (WODI). On February 22nd-2019, she made her debut for the Indian Women’s team in Women’s ODI international cricket against England Women at Wankhede in Mumbai, under the captainship of Mithali Raj.
In March 04th-2019, she made her debut for the Indian Women’s team in Women’s T20 international cricket against England Women at Guwahati. She scored eight runs off ten balls in the match. In May 06th-2019, she made her debut for the Trailblazers at the Women’s IPL T20 challenge against Supernovas, where she scored 36 runs off 44 balls. And also, she contributed 100 runs in partnership with Smriti Mandhana.
In January 2020, she was named to India Women’s squad for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup-2020 in Australia, under the leadership of Harmanpreet Kaur. However, she didn’t get a chance to play any match in the tournament.
During the WT20I series on June 10th-2021, she became famous after a stunning catch against the England Women team by jumping across the boundary rope and diving forward to dismiss Amy Jones, who played very well in the first T20I. It was one of the best catches ever in Women’s cricket. She praised Sachin Tendulkar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the catch.
She scored 135 runs from 13 WT20I matches at a batting average of 16.9 and a strike rate of 83.8. She took six wickets from 13 WT20I matches and conceded 140 runs at an economy rate of 7.77. She has played only one WODI match and scored two runs at an average of 2.0. She is waiting for her debut Test match. She has just begun her international career. Let’s hope she will play more international matches and make the records.
She considers getting a debut cap for India as the best moment in her life. She also dreams of holding a World Cup in her hand.
|Cricket Career Information
|Right-arm leg-spin bowler
|Praveen SinhaPawan SenVeena Pandey (Fitness Coacher)
|February 22nd-2019 vs England
|March 04th-2019 vs England
|October 10th-2021 vs Australia
|Domestic/ State Teams
|Himachal Pradesh WomenNorth Zone WomenIndia A Women India WomenTrailblazersIndia Red WomenIndia C Women
|Approximately Rs. 10 Lakhs annually
Harleen Deol – Batting Career summary
Below is the list of Harleen Deol’s batting career summary in the Indian women’s cricket team.
|No. of Matches
|No. of 100’s
|No. of 50’s
|No. of 4’s
|No. of 6’s
Harleen Deol – Bowling style
Harleen Deol’s bowling style is a right-arm leg-spin bowler. Her batting style is a right-handed batter.
Below is the list of her bowling career summary in the Indian women’s cricket team.
|No. of Matches
Harleen Deol – Family Details
|Baghel Singh Deol
|Charanjit Kaur Deol
|Manjot Singh Deol (Elder Brother)
Harleen Deol – Social Media Details
- Instagram – instagram.com/ deol.harleen304 (952k followers)
- Twitter – twitter.com/imharleenDeol (96.2k followers)
- Facebook – facebook.com/ HarleenDeolOfficial (25k followers)
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