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Richa Ghosh Biography, Age, Height, Family, Cricket Career, Stats & Facts

Richa Ghosh Biography – A cricketer who started playing at 5, and made her international debut just at the age of 16!

Early Life of Ghosh:

Richa Ghosh was born on the 28th of September, 2003, in Siliguri, West Bengal. Her father, Manabendra Ghosh, is a cricket umpire. Her mother, Swapna Ghosh, is a homemaker. She has an elder sister named Shomasree Ghosh who is pursuing Media Science.

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Her father is a former club cricketer who later turned into the umpiring profession. She used to go with her father to watch him playing cricket, and that’s how she found her interest in cricket. At the age of four, she got admitted to Baghajatin Athletic Club where she started playing cricket.

Education:

Richa Ghosh is a class tenth student of  Margaret (Sister Nivedita) English School, Siliguri. She is going to miss her Boards’ exam, as she is preparing for the 2020 ICC women’s cricket world cup.

Richa Ghosh Biography:

Richa Ghosh Profile:
Personal Life
Full NameRicha Manabendra Ghosh
Nickname Not known
Date of BirthSeptember 28, 2003
Age16 years (in 2020)
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac/Sun SignNot known
Birth PlaceSiliguri, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolMargaret (Sister Nivedita) English School, Siliguri
College-
Physical Stats
HeightNot known
WeightNot known
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Family & Relationships
Father

Occupation
Manabendra Ghosh

Umpire
Mother

Occupation
Swapna Ghosh

Homemaker
Siblings1 sister (Shomasree Ghosh)|
Marital StatusUnmarried
BoyfriendNot known
Career
ProfessionCricketer
Playing RoleBatswoman
Batting StyleRight-hand bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium
Major Teams India, India B, West Bengal
International
(Test) Debut
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International
(One Day) Debut
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International
(T20) Debut
Australia vs India at Melbourne (February 12, 2020)

Richa Ghosh’s Cricket Career:

Her splendid performances at the junior level led her into the senior Bengal team in 2012-13. Richa made her debut for the Bengal under-19s when she was 11 years old. And, later at 12, she played for the Bengal under-23s team.

Later, in February 2020, Ghosh earned her spot in the Indian side for the 2020 ICC women’s Cricket World Cup.

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Richa with her teammates

The same month, Ghosh made her international debut under the captainship of Harmanpreet Kaur. She played her debut match against Australia in the  Australia Tri-Nation Women’s T20 Series, where she scored 17 runs off 23 balls.

On February 24, 2020, she played her first world cup match against Bangladesh in which she scored 14 runs off 14 balls. In the final of the T20 world cup 2020, she replaced Taniya Bhatia and named as the first concussion substitute in a T20I match.

Cricket Stats:

Cricket Stats:
Batting Stats:
T20Is
Matches3
Innings3
Runs49
H.S.18
Average16.33
100s/50s0/0
Bowling Stats:
T20Is
Matches3
Innings-
Wickets-
Avg.-
Econ-
Best Bowling
(Match)
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Facts about Richa Ghosh:

  • Ghosh idolizes Sachin Tendulkar as a cricketer.
  • She admires MS Dhoni because of his hard-hitting shots.
  • Ghosh was the only girl in her club when she started playing cricket.
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Richa Ghosh with Mithcell Starc

  • In 2018, she won the Bengal Cricketer of the Year award.
  • She is only the second international cricketer from Siliguri after Wriddhiman Saha.
  • Apart from batting, she also bowls medium-pace.

Frequently asked questions on Google:


Q1: What is the age of Richa Ghosh?

Ans: 16 years (in 2020)


Q2: Who is the father of Richa Ghosh?

Ans: Manabendra Ghosh.

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Q3: What is the height of Richa Ghosh?

Ans: Not known


Q4: Where is the hometown of Richa Ghosh?

Ans: Siliguri, West Bengal.


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