Ekta Bisht Is Stealing Our Hearts With Her Stellar Bowling, Get To Know Her

Tara Khandelwal
Jul 02, 2017 18:04 IST


India won the ICC Women’s cricket world cup with the help of Ekta Bisht. India (169/9) crushed Pakistan (74 all out in 38.1 overs) by 95 runs to register third successive win in the tournament in the ICC Women’s World Cup.

Ekta Bisht changed the game, taking 5 wickets, helping India put up a fantastic innings and record their third successive victory in the ICC Women’s World Cup. The total was just 169, but the bowling attack by the left spinner left Pakistan with little options.


Here are some things to know about the 31 year old star cricket player:

She is the first international woman cricketer from Uttarakhand.

She is a left handed batswoman and slow left arm orthodox bowler.


She had played in the ICC championship in Sri Lanka in 2012 where she won a hat trick in the last over.

She started playing cricket as a little girl and was the only girl who would play cricket with the boys in her gully.

She made it to the Indian team in 2011.


She has more than a hundred international wickets across both ODIs and T20s.

Social media is full of congratulations for her. Here are some reactions from Twitter:

We can't wait to see what other marvels Bisht performs!

Also Read: Women’s World Cup 2017: India beats Pakistan, Ekta Bisht takes 5 wickets


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